Films 1979 to Present

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1979        Apr 9, In the 51st Academy Awards "Deer Hunter," Jon Voight and Jane Fonda won.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/51st_Academy_Awards)
1979        Jun 11, Actor John Wayne died of cancer at age 72. He was born as Marion Morrison in Iowa. His 1973 album "America, Why I Love Her" was re-released. The words were co-written with John Mitchum (d.2001). In 2014 Scott Eyman authored “John Wayne: The Life and Legend."
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, Z1 p.2)(SFEC, 11/17/96, Par p.2)(SFEC, 2/23/97, BR p.1)(AP, 6/11/97)(SFC, 12/3/01, p.A17)(Econ, 4/19/14, p.75)
1979        Jun 29, The James Bond film "Moonraker" premiered in the US.
    (www.amazon.com/Moonraker-Irka-Bochenko/dp/B00004RG64)

1979        The documentary film “Acting.. Lee Strasberg" was made by Herbert Kline (d.1999 at 89).
    (SFC, 2/13/99, p.A24)

1979        The first of a series film "Alien" with Sigourney Weaver was directed by Ridley Scott. In 2001 it was rated the #6 most thrilling film. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (WSJ, 11/28/97, p.A8)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1979        The musical film "All That Jazz" starred Roy Schneider (1932-2008) and John Lithgow. It was choreographed by Bob Fosse.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, Par p.14)(SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)(SFC, 2/11/08, p.A2)

1979        The film "Americathon" featured Jay Leno.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, Par p.18)

1979        The film "And Justice for All" with Christine Lahti and Craig T. Nelson was produced.
    (SFEC,10/19/97, Par p.26)(BS, 5/3/98, Par p.30)

1979        The film "Apocalypse Now" starred Robert Duvall and Martin Sheen. It was rated #28 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, Par p.2)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)

1979        The film "Avalanche Express" featured Linda Evans.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, Par p.18)

1979        The film "Being There" by Hal Ashby starred Peter Sellers and was written by Jerzy Kosinsky.
    (WSJ, 3/14/97, p.A11)

1979        The film “Beyond the Poseidon Adventure" featured Mark Harmon.
    (SSFC, 5/16/04, Par p.26)

1979        The film “The Black Stallion" was directed by Carroll Ballard. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1979        The film "Boulevard Nights" portrayed Chicano life in East Los Angeles.
    (SFC, 3/26/04, p.F5)

1979        The Australian film “Breaker Morant" was directed by Bruce Beresford.
    (SFEC,12/21/97, DB p.51)

1979        The film “Breaking Away" starred Dennis Quaid. Steve Tesich (1943-1996), Yugoslav playwright and screenwriter, was later awarded an Oscar for his work.
    (SFC, 7/3/96, p.C4)(SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)

1979        The film “Breakthrough" starred Robert Mitchum as Sergeant Steiner.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1979        The UN produced the animated film “Broom." It won the Cannes Festival Palme D’Or.
    (SFC, 8/26/97, p.E4)

1979        The film “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century" was written by Leslie Stevens (d.1998).
    (SFC, 4/29/98, p.C2)

1979        The film "Butch and Sundance: The Early Days" featured Tom Berenger.
    (SFEC, 7/20/97, Par p.16)(SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1979        The porn film "Caligula" starred Malcolm McDowell and was directed by Giancarlo Lui. A digitally remastered print was made in 1999.
    (SFC, 11/1/99, p.E3)

1979        The film "The Champ" starred Rick Schroder and Faye Dunaway.
    (SFEC, 11/8/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 8/6/00, Par p.18)

1979        The film "The China Syndrome" starred Jack Lemmon and Michael Douglas.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 4/6/03, Par p.24)

1979        The film "Circle of Iron" (aka The Silent Flute) was co-written by Bruce Lee and James Coburn.
    (SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1979        The film "Cuba" starred Hector Elizondo."
    (SSFC, 7/15/01, Par p.18)

1979        In Spain Pilar Miro, film director, made “The Cuenca Crime," an expose of Civil Guard torture with graphic violence. It was censored.
    (SFC,10/20/97, p.A19)

1979        The film “The Decline of Western Civilization" by Penelope Spheeris documented the emergence of the LA punk scene.
    (SFEC, 8/2/98, DB p.12)

1979        The John Waters film "Desperate Living" was about a lesbian relationship where one lover undergoes a sex change to please her lover. It starred Mink Stole, Jean Hill and Edith Massey.
    (SFEC, 9/7/97, DB p.43)(SFEC, 7/2/00, DB p.40)

1979        The film “El Super" starred Elizabeth Pena.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, Par p.26)

1979        The film "Escape From Alcatraz" with Clint Eastwood and Fred Ward was released. It was directed by Don Siegel and had been shot in the SF Bay Area.
    (SFC, 7/9/96, p.A20)(SFEC, 8/11/96, DB, p.39)

1979        The film “Fedora" was produced by Billy Wilder.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, BR p.7)

1979        The film "The Fish That Save Pittsburgh" starred Julius Erving. It was later considered one of the worst films ever made.
    (SSFC, 10/19/03, Par p.2)

1979        The film "Foolin' Around" starred William H. Macy.
    (SSFC, 11/2/03, Par p.18)

1979        The film “French Postcards" starred Mandy Patinkin.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)

1979        The documentary film "From Mao to Mozart" covered the China tour of violinist Isaac Stern and pianist David Golub (d.2000). It won an academy award in 1980 for best documentary.
    (SFC, 10/24/00, p.A26)

1979        The film "Going in Style" starred Art Carney.
    (SFC, 11/12/03, p.A2)

1979        The film “The Great Santini" starred Robert Duvall and Michael O’Keefe.
    (WSJ, 5/1/98, p.W5)

1979        The musical film "Hair" starred Treat Williams.
    (SFC, 2/23/99, p.B7)(SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1979        The film "Halloween" starred Jamie Lee Curtis.
    (SFC, 3/8/05, p.B5)

1979        The film “Hardcore" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1979        The film "Hurricane" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1979        The film "The Jerk" starred Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters.
    (SFEC, 8/28/98, Par p.4)(SFEC, 3/21/99, Par p.30)

1979        The Hong Kong film “Knockabout" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1979        The film "Kramer vs. Kramer" starred Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman and Justin Henry. It became one of the top three grossing US films of 1980.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)(SFC, 6/30/96, PM, p.2)(SFEC, 1/26/97 DB, p.28)

1976        The film "L'Adolescente" was directed by Jeanne Moreau.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, p.D5)

1979        George Harrison’s Handmade Films produced "The Life of Brian."
    (SFC, 12/1/01, p.D1)

1979        The film "A Little Romance" starred Lawrence Olivier and featured the debut of Diane Lane. It was directed by George Roy Hill.
    (WSJ, 5/10/02, p.W5)

1979        The film “Love on the Run" starred Jean-Pierre Leaud and was directed by Francois Truffaut. It was the last film starring Leaud as Truffaut's alter-ego Antoine Doinel.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1979        The film “Luna" starred Jill Clayburgh and was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.54)

1979        The Japanese anime film “Lupin III, Castle of Cogliostro" was the debut feature by Hayao Miyazaki.
    (SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.9)

1979        The Australian film "Mad Max" starred Mel Gibson and was directed by George Miller. It was filmed near Broken Hill in New South Wales.
    (Hem., 2/97, p.91)(SFEC, 9/24/00, DBp.59)   

1979        The film "The Main Event" starred Ernie Hudson.
    (SFEC, 9/17/00, Par p.34)

1979        The film “Manhattan" starred Michael Murphy and featured Mariel Hemingway. It was directed by Woody Allen and was about a spineless professor cheating on his wife.
    (WSJ, 12/12/97, p.A16)(SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)(SFC, 2/6/98, p.C14)

1979        The film “Meatballs" starred Bill Murray. It was written by Harold Ramis, Len Blum, Daniel Goldberg and Janis Allen.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.4)(SFC, 2/25/14, p.C2)

1979        Roger Moore starred in the James Bond movie "Moonraker." World wide receipts totaled $203 mil. It premiered on Jun 29.
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)(MC, 6/29/02)

1979        The film "The Muppet Movie" featured Steve Whitmire and Bob Hope.
    (SSFC, 11/24/02, Par p.19)(SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1979        The film "Murder by Decree" starred Christopher Plummer. The screenplay was by John R. Hopkins (d.1998 at 67). Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the jack the Ripper murders.
    (SFC, 8/4/98, p.C2)(SSFC, 1/12/03, Par p.20)

1979        The Italian film “My Asylum" (Chiedo Asilo) starred Roberto Benigni and was directed by Marco Ferreri.
    (SFC, 4/2/99, p.C3)

1979        The Australian film "My Brilliant Career" starred Judy Davis and Sam Neill. It was directed by Gillian Armstrong.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 9/24/00, DBp.59)

1979        The film “Natural Enemies" with Hal Holbrook was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)

1979        The film "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" was directed by Ralph Thomas (d.2001 at 85).
    (SFC, 3/22/01, p.A20)

1979        The film "1941" starred Treat Williams and Robert Stack.
    (SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1979        The film “Norma Rae" starred Beau Bridges.
    (SFEC, 8/9/98, Par p.18)

1979        The film "The North Avenue Irregulars" starred Douglas Fowley.
    (SFC, 5/29/98, p.D7)

1979        The film "North Dallas Forty" by Ted Kotcheff featured Dabney Coleman and starred Nick Nolte as a wounded football player. It was based on a novel by former Dallas Cowboy football player Peter Gent.
    (WSJ, 11/1/96, p.A11)(SFC, 5/29/97, p.E2)(WSJ, 2/16/00, p.A26)(SSFC, 12/16/01, p.16)

1979        The film “Northern Lights" by Rob Nilsson won a prize at Cannes.
    (SFC, 7/31/99, p.C1)

1979        The film “The Onion Field" starred James Woods. It was based on the 1973 novel by Joseph Wambaugh, which was based on the Mar 6, 1963, murder of a LA police officer near Bakersfield.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.5)

1979        The film “The Ordeal of Patty Hearst" with Dennis Weaver and was produced by Finnigan-Pinchuk.
    (SFC, 12/3/08, p.B6)

1979        The documentary film “Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist" was narrated by Sidney Poitier.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.45)

1979        The UN produced the film “People: A Matter of Balance." It included film footage shot by director Roberto Rossellini in the Amazon and Africa.
    (SFC, 8/26/97, p.E4)

1979        The film “Perfect Couple"  was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1979        The film "Players" featured Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1979        The film “Quintet" starred Paul Newman and  was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1979        The film “Quadrophenia" by the rock group The Who was released.
    (WSJ, 7/12/96, p.A9)

1979        The film “Rich Kids"  was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1979        The film "Rock ‘n’ Roll High School" featured the Ramones punk rock group.
    (SFC, 4/17/01, p.C2)

1979        The film "The Rose" starred Bette Midler and Doris Roberts.
    (WSJ, 4/4/97, p.A7)(SSFC, 11/23/03, Par p.24)

1979        The film "The Runner Stumbles" starred Dick Van Dyke. It was directed by Stanely Kramer, his last work.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)

1979        The film "Running" starred Michael Douglas.
    (SSFC, 4/6/03, Par p.24)

1979        The Soviet film “Stalker" was directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. In 2012 Geoff Dyer authored “Zone: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room."
    (SSFC, 3/11/12, p.F4)(SFC, 9/7/17 p.E7)

1979        The film “Starting Over" starred Jill Clayburgh and Burt Reynolds. It was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFC,11/14/97, p.C18)(SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)

1979        The film "Sunburn" starred Art Carney.
    (SFC, 11/12/03, p.A2)

1979        The film “Tell ‘Em Suzy Knows" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1979        The film “10" starred Brian Dennehy, Dudley Moore, Julie Andrews and Bo Derek. It was directed by Blake Edwards.
    (SFC, 5/23/98, p.A23)(SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)

1979        The first “Star Trek" movie was produced.
    (Wired, 8/96, p.88)

1979        The film “Wanda Nevada" starred Peter Fonda. He also directed it.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, Par. p.18)

1979        Philip Kaufman made his film “The Wanderers." It was the story of dueling street gangs in the Bronx of NYC in the early ‘60s.
    (SFC, 6/16/96, BR p.38)

1979        The film “Willie and Phil" was directed by Paul Mazursky.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, BR p.9)

1979        Israeli cousins Menachem Golan (d.2014) and Yoram Globus bought Canon Films. In 2015 they were the subjects of the documentary “The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Canon Films."
    (SFC, 7/22/15, p.E1)

1980        Apr 14, In the 52nd Academy Awards "Kramer vs. Kramer," D. Hoffman and Sally Field won.
    (MC, 4/14/02)

1980        May 21, The $22 million Star Wars sequel "Empire Strikes Back" premiered.
    (SFC, 5/20/05, p.F2)   

1980        The comedy film "Airplane" with Lloyd Bridges and Peter Graves was produced.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)(SFC, 3/11/98, p.A4)(SFEC, 6/28/98, Par p.26)

1980        The film "Altered States" starred Drew Barrymore.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)

1980        The film "American Gigolo" starred Richard Gere, Hecto Elizondo and Laurne Hutton.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, DB p.33)(SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)(SSFC, 7/15/01, Par p.18)

1980        Clint Eastwood starred in the film "Any Which Way You Can."
    (SFEM, 1/12/97,  Par p.4)

1980        The film "Atlantic City" starred Burt Lancaster and Susan Sarandon.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, DB p.49)

1980        The mummy film "The Awakening" starred Charlton Heston and was adopted from the Bram Stoker novel "Jewel of the Seven Stars." It was directed by Mike Newell.
    (SFEC, 5/16/99, DB p.56)

1980        The British film "Bad Timing" was directed by Nicolas Roeg (1928-2018).
    (SFC, 11/27/18, p.C2)

1980        The film "The Big Red One" with Lee Marvin was directed by Sam Fuller. It was an autobiographical WW II yarn.
    (SFC,12/5/97, p.C12)(SFC,12/5/97, p.C12)

1980        The film “The Black Marble" was produced by Frank Capra Jr.
    (SSFC, 12/23/07, p.B4)

1980        The 1949 film "The Blue Lagoon" was remade with Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins. It was about a boy and girl shipwrecked on an island for several years. It was filmed on the Yasawa Islands of Fiji. It was later considered one of the worst films ever made.
    (SFC, 9/1/96, Par. p.10)(SSFC, 10/19/03, Par p.2)

1980        The film "Blues Brothers" with Dan Aykroyd, Aretha Franklin and John Belushi was directed by John Landis. A sequel was made in 1998.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.8)(SSFC, 6/30/02, Par p.30)

1980        The film "Bronco Bily" starred Clint Eastwood.
    (SFEC, 9/24/00, DB p.43)

1980        The film "Bye Bye Brazil" was directed by Carlos Diegues. It brought international recognition to Brazilian cinema.
    (WSJ, 11/17/98, p.21)

1980        The film “Caddyshack" with Chevy Chase and Bill Murray was directed by Harold Ramis. It was a bad comedy about misadventures at a country club.
    (Hem., 7/96, p.101)(WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.4)(SFC, 2/25/14, p.C2)

1980        The film "Caligula" starred Peter O'Toole and Helen Mirren.
    (SFEC, 9/5/99, DB p.34)(SSFC, 2/3/02, Par p.14)

1980        The musical film "Can't Stop the Music" featured the Village People and was produced by Allan Carr.
    (SFC, 6/30/99, p.C2)

1980        The film “Carny" featured Jodie Foster.
    (SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1980        The film “The Changeling" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1980        The film "Chariots of Fire" starred John Gielgud and was produced by Dodi al-Fayed (d.1997).
    (SFEC, 8/31/97, p.B5)(SFC, 5/23/00, p.A13)

1980        The Canadian-backed film “Circle of Two" starred Richard Burton and Tatum O’Neil. It was the last film directed by Jules Dassin (1911-2008).
    (SFC, 4/1/08, p.B7)

1980        The film “City in Fear" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1980        The film "Coal Miner’s Daughter" with Beverly D’Angelo as Patsy Cline and Tommy Lee Jones was based on the autobiography of Loretta Lynn played by Sissy Spacek. Lynn had married O.V. Mooney Lynn (1927-1996) at age 13.
    (SFC, 8/24/96, p.A21)(SFEC, 6/8/97, Par p.5)(SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)

1980        The film "Cruising with Al Pucino" was directed by William Friedkin. It depicted the gay leather male crowd.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, DB p.46)(SFEC, 1/3/99, DB p.38)

1980        The film "The Dogs of War" was featured Tom Berenger.
    (SFEC, 7/20/97, Par p.16)(SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1980        The film "Dressed To Kill" with Michael Caine was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)

1980        The film "Elephant Man" starred Wendy Hiller. It was about a disfigured man who toured Europe in the 19th century.
    (SFC, 5/17/03, p.A16)(SFC, 7/29/11, p.A8)

1980        The film "Ellis Island Tales" was made by Robert Bober.
    (SFEC, 7/11/99, DB p.43)

1980        The 2nd Star Wars film "Empire Strikes Back" starred Alec Guinness. It was one of the three top grossing films of the year in the US. Empire cost $32 million to make.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)(SFEC, 1/26/97 DB, p.28)

1980        The Hong Kong film "Encounters of the Spooky Kind" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1980        The musical film "Fame" starred Gene Anthony Ray (d.2003) and Isaac Mizrahi. It was set at New York’s High School for the Performing Arts. It was developed into a 1982 TV series (138 episodes) and a musical play. It won an Academy award for best song.
    (WSJ, 4/27/00, p.A1)(SSFC, 9/9/01, Par p.8)(SFC, 11/20/03, p.A25)

1980        The film "The First Deadly Sin" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1980        The sci-fi film "Final Countdown" starred Kirk Douglas and Martin Sheen. It was about an aircraft carrier entering a time warp just before the attack at Pearl Harbor.
    (SFC, 12/7/00, p.E7)

1980        The film “First Family" featured Bob Newhart.
    (SSFC, 7/17/05, Par p.14)

1980        The film "Fist of Fear, Touch of Death" starred George Lopez.
    (SSFC, 5/4/03, Par p.22)

1980        The film “The $5.20 an Hour Dream" with Linda Lavin and was produced by Finnigan-Pinchuk.
    (SFC, 12/3/08, p.B6)

1980        The film "Flash Gordon" starred Sam J. Jones, Brian Blessed, Topol, Timothy Dalton and Max von Sydov. It was directed by Mike Hodges.
    (SFEC, 7/30/00, DB p.40)

1980        The film “The Fog" starred Janet Leigh.
    (SFC, 10/5/04, p.A2)

1980        The film “The Formula" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1980        The film “Foxes" featured Jodie Foster.
    (SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1980        The slasher film “Friday the 13th" featured Kevin Bacon was directed by Sean Cunningham. Betsy Palmer played the killer cook.
    (SFC,10/29/97, p.E3)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)(SFC, 6/3/15, p.E3)

1980        The film “Garlic Is As Good As Ten Mother" was produced. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1980        The film "Gloria" was directed by John Cassevetes. It was about a streetwise Bronx woman, Gena Rowlands, who protects a boy from the mob.
    (SFEC, 2/9/97, DB p.9)(SFC, 3/26/97, p.E7)(SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1980        The film "The Gods Must Be Crazy" was directed by Jamie Uys and starred N!xau (d.2003), a Namibian bushman of the San people.
    (SSFC, 7/6/03, p.A2)

1980        The film “G.O.R.P." starred Dennis Quaid and Fran Drescher.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)

1980        The film “The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle" was made by Malcolm McLaren, band manager of the Sex Pistols.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.54)

1980        The film "Hardly Working" starred Jerry Lewis.
    (SFC, 10/10/02, p.A21)

1980        The film “Health" was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1980        The film “Heartbeat" starred Nick Nolte as Neal Cassidy, John Heard as Jack Kerouac, and Sissy Spacek as Cassady’s wife, Carolyn.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E5)

1980        The film “Heaven’s Gate" was filmed in Wallace, Idaho, and Montana. It was directed by Michael Cimino and was an expensive flop.
    (SFEC, 2/16/97, Par. p.21)(PNI, 2/5/97, p.14)

1980        The documentary film "Hollywood" was a 13-part production on American Cinema by Kevin Brownlow and David Gill.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, DB p.47)

1980        The film "Hopscotch" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1980        The film "Idolmaker" featured Peter Gallagher.
    (SSFC, 1/18/04, Par p.18)

1980        Konstantin Pavlov (1933-2008), Bulgarian poet and screenwriter, was granted the Grand Prix at the Karlovy Vary film festival for his screenplay of the film "Illusion."
    (AP, 9/30/08)

1980        The film “The Indian Fighter" starred Grover Cleveland Sanderson.
    (SFC, 12/16/05, p.F2)

1980        The film “Inside Moves" was produced. Diana Scarwid won an Oscar for best supporting actress.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)

1980        The film “It’s My Turn" starred Jill Clayburgh and Michael Douglas.
    (SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)

1980        The film "The Jazz Singer" starred Neil Diamond.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.48)

1980        "The Jerk" was one of the three top grossing films of the year in the US.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)(SFEC, 1/26/97 DB, p.28)

1980        The Japanese film "Kagemusha" was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1980        The documentary film “The Land Where Blues Began" featured Lonnie Pitchford (d.1998 at 43) portraying Robert Johnson.
    (SFC, 11/25/98, p.B4)

1980        The film “The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark" starred Rick Schroder.
    (SFEC, 11/8/98, Par p.22)

1980        The film “The Last Married Couple in America" starred Catherine Hickland.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, Par p.20)

1980        The film "The Last Metro" starred Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu and was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1980        German film director Rainer Werner Fassbinder made "Lili Marleen."
    (WSJ, 1/14/97, p.A16)(SFC, 10/26/02, p.A23)

1980        The film “Little Darlings" starred Tatum O'Neal, Kristy McNichol, Cynthia Nixon and  Armand Assante. The girls place bets on losing their virginity.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)(SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.50)

1980        The film "Little Miss Marker" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1980        The film "Long Good Friday" starred Pierce Brosnan and Helen Mirren.
    (SFEC, 7/18/99, Par p.7)(SSFC, 2/3/02, Par p.14)

1980        The film “M*A*S*H" starred Harry Morgan, who won a best supporting actor Emmy for his work as Colonel Potter. In 1996 Mr. Morgan (81) was charged with a misdemeanor spousal battery against his 70-year-old wife.
    (SFC, 7/11/96, p.D4)

1980        The film "Melvin and Howard" starred Jason Robards as Howard Hughes. It was directed by Jonathan Demme.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 1/7/01, DB p.42)

1980        The film "The Mirror Crack’d" starred Tony Curtis and Angela Lansbury.
    (SFEC, 12/8/96, Par p.18)(SSFC, 12/15/02, Par p.26)

1980        The film "My Bodyguard" starred Joan Cusack."
    (SSFC, 4/1/01, Par p.18)

1980        The film "Night Games" was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1980        The film “9 to 5" (Nine to Five) starred Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda.
    (SFEC, 4/18/99, DB p.45)(SFEC, 10/10/99, Par p.22)(SSFC, 12/16/01, p.16)

1980        The film “1941" starred Toshiro Mifune and was directed by Steven Spielberg.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C3)

1980        The Italian film "Ogro was directed by Gillo Pontecorvo (1919-2006). It was set in Spain in the years of dictator Francisco Franco. This was Pontecorvo’s last film.
    (AP, 10/13/06)

1980        The film “Oh God! Book II" starred George Burns. It was co-written by Fred S. Fox (1915-2005).
    (SFC, 11/1/05, p.B5)

1980        The film "Oh, Heavenly Dog" starred Chevy Chase who plays a murdered private eye who comes back as the dog Benji.
    (SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.63)

1980        The film "One-Trick Pony" starred singer Paul Simon, Rip Torn and Mare Winningham. Simon also wrote and scored the film.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.48)

1980        The film "Ordinary People" starred Mary Tyler Moore and Timothy Hutton.
    (SFEC, 1/30/00, Par. p.14)(SSFC, 5/27/01, Par p.22)

1980        The musical film "Popeye" starred Robin Williams and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFEC, 9/26/99, Par p.14)(SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1980        The film "Private Benjamin" starred Armand Assante and Craig T. Nelson.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)(SSFC, 4/15/01, Par p.11)

1980        The film “Raging Bull" starred Theresa Saldana, John Turturro and Robert De Niro. It was directed by Matin Scorsese and was rated #24 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFC, 6/22/96, p.E3)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.51)

1980        The Sci-fi film "Raise the Titanic" starred Jason Robards. It was based on a best-seller by Clive Cussler about the controversial salvaging of the ship.
    (SFC, 1/2/98, p.C15)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1980        The film "Resurrection" starred Ellen Burstyn and Eva Le Gallienne.
    (SFC, 10/16/96, E5)(SFEC, 10/1/00, Par p.26)

1980        The film "Return of the Secaucus 7" was produced.
    (SFC,11/21/97, p.C17)

1980        The film "Roadie" starred Art Carney.
    (SFC, 11/12/03, p.A2)

1980        The film "Rough Cut" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1980        The film "The Sea Wolves" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1980        The film "Shaolin Temple" was produced by a Hong Kong company about the Shaolin monks and their unique martial arts style.
    (WSJ, 10/23/96, p.A1)

1980        The film "The Shining" was directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the Stephen King novel. In 2001 it was rated the #29 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 4/24/97, p.E1)(SFC, 3/8/99, p.A7)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1980        The film "Somewhere in Time" starred Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour. It was filmed at the Grand Hotel on Mackinaw Island, Mich.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)(SSFC, 7/27/03, p.C1)

1980        The film "Stardust memories" starred Charlotte Rampling.
    (SSFC, 4/29/01, Par p.15)

1980        The film “Starting Over" with Burt Reynolds and Jill Clayburgh was based on the 1973 novel by Dan Wakefield.
    (SFEM, 9/14/97, p.180)

1980        The film "Stir Crazy" starred Craig T. Nelson and Richard Pryor.
    (SSFC, 4/15/01, Par p.11)(Econ, 12/17/05, p.29)

1980        The film “Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise" was made by Robert Mugge.
    (SFEM, 9/26/99, p.12)

1980        The film “Superman II" with E.G. Marshall and Christopher Reeve was produced.
    (SFC, 10/12/97, Par p.22)(SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)

1980        Zbigniev Rybczynski created his Polish animated film "Tango," about a series of people in a crowded apartment oblivious to each other's presence. It won an Academy Award in 1983.
    (WSJ, 10/29/03, p.D10)

1980        The Italian film "Terrazza" starred script writer Leonardo Benvenuti and was directed by Ettore Scola.
    (SFC, 11/8/00, p.B7)

1980        The film “Tess" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)

1980        The film “Times Square" starred Elizabeth Pena.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, Par p.26)

1980        The film "A Time There Was" was a biography of composer Benjamin Britten by Tony Palmer.
    (SFEC, 9/7/97, DB p.41)

1980        The film “Tom Horn" featured Linda Evans.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, Par p.18)

1980        The documentary film "The Trials of Alger Hiss" was made by lawyer John Lowenthal (1925-2003).
    (SFC, 9/23/03, p.A19)

1980        The film “Tribute" featured Jack Lemmon.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)

1980        The film "Urban Cowboy" starred John Travolta and Debra Winger.
    (SFEC, 5/21/00, DB p.50)

1980        The Robert Zemeckis film “Used Cars" with Kurt Russell as a crooked supersalesman was produced.
    (WSJ, 5/2/97, p.A12)

1980        The film "When Time Ran Out" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1980        The film “Why Would I Lie" was shot in Spokane and starred Treat Williams.
    (PNI, 2/5/97, p.14)

1980        The film “Without Warning" featured David Caruso.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)

1980        The film “Xanadu" featured Olivia Newton-John.
    (SSFC, 9/11/05, p.26)

1980        The Hong Kong film "Young Master" was the directorial debut for Jackie Chan.
    (SFC, 1/26/98, p.D2)

1980        The book "Golden Turkey Awards," about bad movies, was published.
    (SFC, 12/25/98, p.C21)

1981        Mar 31, In the 1st Golden Raspberry Awards the film “Can't Stop the Music" won as worst film of 1980.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980_Golden_Raspberry_Awards)
1981        Mar 31, In the 53rd Academy Awards "Ordinary People," R. De Niro and Sissy Spacek won, one day after the attempted assassination of Pres. Reagan. The Awards were held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
    (SFC, 3/21/02, p.D1)(www.ropeofsilicon.com/awards/oscarhistory.php?y=1981)
1981        Jun 12, "Raiders Of The Lost Ark" starring Harrison Ford premiered.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0082971/)

1981        Vito Russo authored “The Celluloid Closet," in which he decoded Hollywood films for queer content.
    (SFC, 10/15/04, p.F1)

1981        The film "Absence of Malice" starred Sally Field and Paul Newman. It was directed by Sydney Pollack.
    (WSJ, 9/3/99, p.W2)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1981        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Agency."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1981        The film "All Night Long" by John-Claude Tramont (1930-1996) starred Gene Hackman and Barbra Streisand.
    (WSJ, 10/11/96, p.A8)(SFC, 12/31/96, p.A20)

1981        The film "Arthur" starred Geraldine Fitzgerald, Liza Minnelli and John Gielgud, who won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.22)(SFC, 5/23/00, p.A13)(SFC, 7/20/05, p.B7)

1981        The film "Atlantic City" starred Burt Lancaster and Susan Sarandon. It was directed by Louis Malle who was married to Candice Bergen but involved with Sarandon.
    (SFEC, 9/27/98, DB p.51)

1981        The Italian horror film "The Beyond" was directed by Lucio Fulci.
    (SFC, 7/3/98, p.C6)

1981        The film "Blow Out" with John Travolta, John Lithgow and Nancy Allen was directed by Brian De Palma.
    (SFEC, 9/29/96, Par p.5)

1981        The film "Buddy Buddy" starred Walter Matthau and Patti Jerome. It was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (SFEC, 11/14/99, BR p.3)(SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)(SFC, 10/4/00, p.B2)

1981        The film “The Burning" featured Jason Alexander.
    (SSFC, 4/3/05, Par p.26)

1981        The film "Butterfly" featured Ed McMahon.
    (SFEC, 9/3/00, Par p.18)

1981        The film "Caboblanco" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1981        The film "The Cannonball Run" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1981        The film "Carbon Copy" starred George Segal.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)

1981        The film "Christ Stopped at Eboli" was directed by Francesco Rosi and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1981        The film "Clash of the Titans" starred Harry Hamlin. The animation was directed by Ray Harryhausen.
    (SSFC, 5/12/02, Par p.18)(SSFC, 5/16/04, p.M6)

1981        The romantic comedy film "Continental Divide" with John Belushi was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)

1981        The film "Cutter’s Way" with Jeff Bridges and John Heard was directed by Ivan Passer.
    (WSJ, 1/24/97, p.A13)

1981        Penelope Spheeris produced her punk documentary "The Decline of Western Civilization."
    (SFC, 6/13/96, p.E3)

1981        The French film "Diva" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)

1981        The film "Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige" starred Louis Gossett Jr. It was about Paige's efforts to get black baseball players into the major leagues.
    (SFEC, 7/4/99, DB p.43)

1981        The film "The Earthling" starred Rick Schroder.
    (SFEC, 11/8/98, Par p.22)

1981        The film "Excalibur" starred Nicol Williamson, Gabriel Byrne, Patrick Stewart and Helen Mirren. It was directed by John Boorman.
    (WSJ, 12/18/98, p.W6)(SFEC, 12/5/99, Par p.26)(SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1981        The film "Eye of the Needle" starred Donald Sutherland and was directed by Richard Marquand.
    (WSJ, 1/22/99, p.W3)

1981        The film "The Fan" starred Lauren Bacall and Hector Elizondo.
    (SFEC, 11/21/99, Par p.30)(SSFC, 7/15/01, Par p.18)

1981        The film "The Final Conflict" featured Sam Neill.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)

1981        The film "First Monday in October" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1981        Paul Newman made the movie "Fort Apache, The Bronx." The name came from an incident where someone shot an arrow into the Police Department's 41st Precinct headquarters on Simpson St.
    (Smith., 4/1995, p.51)

1981        Roger Moore starred in the James Bond movie "For Your Eyes Only." World wide receipts totaled $195 mil.   
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)

1981        Arthur Penn directed "Four Friends."
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, EM p.9)

1981        The film "The Four Seasons" starred Carol Burnett. It was directed by Alan Alda, his debut as director, and featured his daughter.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.56)(SSFC, 12/18/05, Par p.22)

1981        The Disney animated film "The Fox and the Hound" was produced. It was directed by Ted Berman.
    (SFC, 7/17/01, p.A15)

1981        The film "The French Lieutenant's Woman" starred Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. It was directed by Karel Reisz.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, DB p.40)

1981        The film "Full Moon High" featured Ed McMahon.
    (SFEC, 9/3/00, Par p.18)

1981        The Australian film "Gallipoli" was directed by Peter Weir.
    (SFEC,12/21/97, DB p.51)

1981        The film "Gas" with Howie Mandel was produced.
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, Par p.30)

1981        The film "Ghost Story" starred Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
    (SFC, 5/8/00, p.A5)

1981        The film "The Great Muppet Caper" featured Steve Whitmire.
    (SSFC, 11/24/02, Par p.19)

1981        The film "Green Ice" starred Ryan O’Neal and Anne Archer.
    (SFC, 9/5/00, p.A24)

1981        The film "Hardly Working" starred Jerry Lewis. He also directed the film.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1981        The film “The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan’s Island" starred Bob Denver.
    (SFC, 9/7/05, p.B7)

1981        The film "Heartaches" starred Annie Potts.
    (SFEC, 2/28/99, Par p.16)

1981        The film “History of the World: Part I" featured Ron Carey (1935-2007). It was directed by Mel Brooks.
    (SFC, 1/23/07, p.B4)

1981        The film "Hot Touch" was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1981        The werewolf film "The Howling" by Joe Dante starred Dee Wallace.
    (SFC,10/29/97, p.E3)

1981        The Canadian NFB documentary film "If You Love This Planet" was an anti-nuclear film that won a best documentary Oscar in 1982.
    (WSJ, 1/13/00, p.A20)

1981        The film “Image Before My Eyes" was directed by Joshua Waletzky. It was based on the book by Dr. Lucjan Dobroszycki. The documentary takes a broad look at the vibrant Jewish community in Poland between the two World Wars.
    (www.nga.gov/programs/filmart.shtm#film_list)

1981        The Joel Schumacher film "The Incredible Shrinking Woman" was produced.
    (WSJ, 7/26/96, p.A9)

1981        The film "Knightriders" starred Ed Harris.
    (SSFC, 2/25/01, Par p.20)

1981        The film "The Legend of the Lone Ranger" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1981        The film “Lion in the Desert" by Syrian-American producer Moustapha Akkad (d.2005) told the story of Omar Mukhtar, hero of the Libyan resistance to Italian colonization during the Mussolini era.
    (SFC, 11/24/05, p.E2)

1981        German film director Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945-1982) made "Lola."
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lola_%28film%29)

1981        The film "The Long Good Friday" starred Bob Hoskins.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, DB p.53)

1981        The film "Mommie Dearest" with Faye Dunaway was produced. It was based on a book by Christina Crawford, who was raised by actress Joan Crawford.
    (SFC, 8/8/97, p.D4)(SFC,12/17/97, p.D1)

1981        The film "Montenegro" starred Susan Anspach.
    (SSFC, 4/8/18, p.C11)

1981        The film "My Dinner With Andre" by Louis Malle starred Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory.
    (WSJ, 6/6/97, p.A12)

1981        The film  “Neighbors" starred John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cathy Moriarty, Kathryn Walker, and Lauren-Marie Taylor. It was based on a 1980 novel by Thomas Berger.
    (SFC, 7/25/14, p.D5)

1981        The film "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" starred Dennis Quaid.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)

1981        The film "On Golden Pond" starred Dabney Coleman, Katharine Hepburn, Jane Fonda and Henry Fonda. It was produced by Jane Fonda and Henry Fonda won an Oscar for Best Actor.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)(SSFC, 7/8/01, DB p.44)(SSFC, 12/16/01, p.16)

1981        The musical film "Pennies From Heaven" with Christopher Walken and Bernadette Peters was directed by Herbert Ross.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.42)(SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.6)(SFEC, 3/21/99, Par p.30)

1981        The film "Piranha, Part Two" was directed by James Cameron.
    (SSFC, 12/8/02, Par p.30)

1981        The film "Polyester" starred Divine and was directed by John Waters.
    (SFEC, 7/2/00, DB p.40)

1981        The film "The Postman Always Rings Twice" starred John Colicos, Jack Nicholson and Sam Edwards (d.2004). It was directed by Bob Rafelson.
    (SFC, 12/11/96, p.E5)(SFC, 3/8/00, p.C8)(SFC, 8/3/04, p.B7)

1981        The film "Prince of the City" starred Jerry Orbach (1935-2004) and Treat Williams. It was directed by Sidney Lumet.
    (SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)(WSJ, 1/22/00, p.A22)

1981        The film “The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper" starred Treat Williams.
    (SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1981        The film “Quest for Fire" featured Gee Gee Engesser (1926-2008), former circus star and animal trainer, and several of her elephants disguised with yak hair as mastodons.
    (SFC, 8/23/08, p.A7)

1981        Jack Fisk produced his first feature: "Raggedy Man" with Sissy Spacek and Eric Roberts.
    (WSJ, 5/17/96,p.A12)

1981        The film "Ragtime" featured Mandy Patinkin and Fran Drescher. It was based on the E.L. Doctorow novel and was directed by Milos Forman.
    (SFEC, 12/8/96, p.C21)(SFEC, 9/27/98, Par p.20)(SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)

1981        The film "Raiders of the Lost Ark" starred Warren Beatty, Alfred Molina and Karen Allen. It was rated #60 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. It was added to the National Registry of films in 1999. In 2001 it was rated the #10 most thrilling film. It premiered June 12.
    (SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)(SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)(SFC, 11/18/99, p.E10)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1981        The film "Reds" was directed by Warren Beatty. It starred Gene Hackman, Warren Beatty, Maureen Stapleton and Diane Keaton. Stapleton won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)(SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)(SSFC, 12/30/01, Par p.16)

1981        The film "Rollover" was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)

1981        The horror film “Scanners" was directed by David Cronenberg.
    (USAT, 6/11/04, p.5E)

1981        The documentary film "Secrets of an Alien World," on the world of insects, was made was co-written and directed by John Conry Verbeck (d.2002 at 63).
    (SFC, 3/29/02, p.A24)

1981        The film "Sharkey’s Machine" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1981        James Stewart starred in the film "A Tale of Africa" (aka Green Horizon or Afurika Monogatari).
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1981        The film "Taps" starred George C. Scott and Timothy Hutton.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)(SSFC, 5/27/01, Par p.22)

1981        The film "Tarzan, the Ape Man" starred Bo Derek, John Philip Law and Richard Harris. It was directed by John Derek (d.1998 at 71).
    (SFC, 5/23/98, p.A23)(SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)(SFC, 5/16/08, p.B11)

1981        The 2* film "Terror Among Us" with Don Meredith was about a police sergeant and parole officer who track a rapist.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1981        The film "They All Laughed" starred Elizabeth Pena.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, Par p.26)

1981        The film "Thief" starred Dennis Farina, James Caan and William Peterson.
    (SSFC, 6/3/01, Par p.18)(SSFC, 3/31/02, Par p.14)(SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1981        The film "True Confessions" starred Robert De Niro as a corrupt priest. It was based on a 1977 novel by John Gregory Dunne.
    (Econ, 8/30/03, p.63)(SFC, 1/1/04, p.A23)

1981        The film "Under the Rainbow" starred Billy Barty and Chevy Chase.
    (SSFC, 12/24/00, p.B5)

1981        The film "Vernon Florida" was directed by Errol Morris.
    (SFEM,10/19/97, DB p.51)

1981        The film "The Woman Next Door" starred Gerard Deprieu and Ardant. It was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1981        The film "Zorro, the Gay Blade" starred Lauren Hutton and George Hamilton.
    (SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)(WSJ, 11/27/01, p.A20)

1982        Mar 29, 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: “Mommie Dearest won."
    (MC, 3/29/02)
1982        Mar 29, 54th Academy Awards "Chariots of Fire," Henry Fonda and K. Hepburn won.
    (MC, 3/29/02)

1982        May 29, Romy Schneider (b.1938), Austrian-born actress, died in Paris of cardiac arrest. Her many films included “The Cardinal" (1963). Her death came one year after her son (14) died in a freak accident. The actress had been unwell after a kidney operation. French film idol Alain Delon later called her the love of his life.
    (www.imdb.com/name/nm0002769/)(AFP, 6/6/18)

1982        Jun 11, Movie "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" was released in the US and became the highest grossing film to date.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.T._the_Extra-Terrestrial)

1982        The film "Airplane II" with Lloyd Bridges and peter Graves was produced. It was a sequel to the 1980 comedy.
    (SFC, 3/11/98, p.A4)(SFEC, 6/28/98, Par p.26)

1982        The erotic classic film “All American Girls" was filmed at the 96-room Chateau Carolands atop Black Mountain in Hillsborough.
    (PI, 3/21/98, p.5)

1982        The film "Annie" starred Carol Burnett, Bernadette Peters and Tim Currie.
    (SFEC, 3/21/99, Par p.30)(SSFC, 5/29/05, Par p.18)(SSFC, 12/18/05, Par p.22)

1982        The French film "L'Argent" (Money) was directed by Robert Bresson. It was based on a short story by Leo Tolstoy and won a Grand Prix at Cannes in 1983.
    (SFC, 12/22/99, p.A27)

1982        The film "Art Pepper: Notes From a Jazz Survivor" starred Harry Dean Stanton and was made by Don McGlynn.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.2E)

1982        The film “The Atomic Café" was made.
    (Wired, 9/96, p.192)

1982        The film “Beastmaster" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1982        The film “Best Friends" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1982        The musical film "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" starred Dolly Parton.
    (SFEC, 10/10/99, Par p.22)

1982        The film "Blade Runner" with Harrison Ford and Daryl Hannah was directed by Ridley Scott. It was set in Los Angeles in the year 2019. The special effects featured rear projection, animation, extensive use of miniatures and matte paintings for backgrounds. It was loosely based on "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep," a novel by Philip K. Dick (d.1982 at age 53).
    (SFC, 9/2/96, p.E3)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R6)(SSFC, 2/14/04, Par p.18)

1982        The documentary film "Burden of Dreams" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1982        The film “Cannery Row" starred Nick Nolte and Debra Winger. It was directed by David S. Ward.
    (SFEC, 6/21/98, DB p.51)

1982        The film “Cat People" was directed by Jacques Tourneur.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)(SFEC, 5/10/98, DB p.52)

1982        Robert Mitchum played in the film “That Championship Season."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1982        The film "Chan Is Missing" was directed by Wayne Wang and shot in SF Chinatown.
    (SFC, 7/8/98, p.D5)(SFC, 7/18/01, p.B8)

1982        The film “Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean" was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1982        The film "Conan the Barbarian" starred Arnold Schwarzenegger.
    (SSFC, 6/22/03, Par p.5)

1982        The film "Creepshow" with Hal Holbrook was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)

1982        The film "Danny Boy" with Stephen Rea was directed by Neil Jordan. it was set against "the Troubles" in Ireland.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1982        The film "The Dark Crystal" featured Steve Whitmire.
    (SSFC, 11/24/02, Par p.19)

1982        The German film "Das Boot" with Jurgen Prochnow was produced. An extended version was released in 1997. It was directed by Wolfgang Peterson.
    (SFC, 4/4/97, p.C8)

1982        The Hong Kong film "The Dead and the Deadly" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1982         The film "Deathtrap" with Michael Caine and Christopher Reeve was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)(SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)

1982        The film "Diner" featured Kevin Bacon and was directed by Barry Levinson.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1982        The film "Endangered Species" with Robert Urich was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/31/97, Par p.18)

1982        The film "E.T.: The Extra-terrestrial" was a big hit. It featured Drew Barrymore and became the all-time box-office champion with a gross of $399.8 million. It was rated #25 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #44 most thrilling film. It was released June 11.
    (TMC, 1994, p.1982)(SFC, 7/12/96, p.D11)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SC, 6/11/02)

1982        The film "Fanny and Alexander" featured Jarl Kulle (d. 1997 at 70) and was directed by Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007). The part of innkeeper and seducer Gustav Adolf Ekdahl was especially written for Mr. Kulle. The film won 4 Academy Awards.
    (SFC, 10/4/97, p.A20)

1982        Amy Heckerling’s comedy film "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" with Sean Penn was produced. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (WSJ, 12/13/96, p.A12)(SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1982        The film "First Blood" featured Brian Dennehy, Sylvester Stallone and David Caruso.
    (SFEC, 7/6/97, p.5)(SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)

1982        The film "Fitzcarraldo" starred Klaus Kinski and was an Amazonian epic by Werner Herzog.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.2E)(SFC, 3/24/00, p.C3)

1982        The film "Forty Deuce" featured Esai Morales.
    (SSFC, 6/23/02, Par p.18)

1982        The film "48 HRS" starred Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte. It was Murphy’s screen debut. [the 1st ref. says 1984]
    (SFC, 7/7/96, DB p.44)(SFC, 6/9/96, Par, p.5)

1982        The film "For Your Love Only" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)

1982        The film "Five Days One Summer" was directed by Fred Zinnemann.
    (SFC, 3/15/97, p.A19)

1982        The film "Frances" starred Sam Shepard, Kim Stanley and Jessica Lange. It was a biopic of actress Frances Farmer.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, Par p.23)(SFEC, 11/5/00, DB p.52)

1982        The film "Gandhi" with Ben Kingsley was produced. It won the 1983 Oscar for best picture.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.54)(SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.54)

1982        The musical film "Grease 2" was produced by Allan Carr.
    (SFC, 6/30/99, p.C2)

1982        The film “Home Sweet Home" by Mike Leigh was a made for TV black comedy about 3 postal workers.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.52)

1982        The film "Honkytonk Man" was directed by Clint Eastwood and featured his son Kyle.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.56)

1982        The film "Horrible Terror" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1982        The vampire film “The Hunger" starred Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie and Susan Sarrandon.
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, DB p.45)

1982        The film “Identification of a Woman" starred Tomas Milian and was directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.
    (SFC, 11/15/96, p.C3)(SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

1982        Andrzej Wajda co-produced the Polish film "Interrogation." It was written by Krzysztof Kieslowski and Janusz Dymek and directed by Ryszard Bugajski. The film was officially released in 1989.
    (Econ, 11/12/16, p.18)

1982        The film "I Ought to Be in Pictures" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1982        The film "I, the Jury" with Armand Assante was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)

1982        The film "Kiss Me Goodbye" starred Clair Trevor in her last film and Sally Field.
    (SFEC, 4/9/00, p.C14)

1982        The film "Koyaanisqatsi" was directed by Godfrev Reggio. The name came from a Hopi word for "life out of balance." The music was by Philip Glass.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, p.T13)

1982        The documentary film "The Last Diva" featured interviews with Italian actress Franceso Bertini.
    (SFEC, 10/15/00, DB p.63)

1982        The film "La Traviata" starred Teresa Stratas and Placido Domingo and was directed by Franco Zeffirelli.
    (SFEC, 12/5/99, DB p.48)(SSFC, 12/3/00, Par p.28)

1982        The film "Liquid Sky" was directed by Slava Tsukerman.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.38)

1982        The 2* biography film "Mae West" with Ann Jillian was about the young Mae West famous for suggesting the unmentionable.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1982        The film "Making Love" starred Harry Hamlin.
    (SSFC, 5/12/02, Par p.18)

1982        The Australian film "The Man from Snowy River" starred Kirk Douglas. It was inspired by an epic poem by A.B. "Banjo" Patterson.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)

1982        Ishmael Bernal, (1938-1996), Filipino movie director, made his film “Manila by Night." It showed how poverty drives people to do things they would not normally do.
    (SFC, 6/4/96, p.A19)

1982        The film "Missing" starred Sissy Spacek and Jack Lemmon. It was based on the story of Charles Horman and Frank Teruggi, US free-lance journalists, killed in 1973 following arrest by Chilean security forces. Horman and Teruggi worked for a newsletter that reprinted articles and clippings from American newspapers critical of US policy.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)(SFC, 10/9/99, p.A14)(SFEC, 2/13/00, p.A19)

1982        The film “Moonlighting" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/23/99, p.B7)

1982        The film “Night Crossing" was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1982        The comedy film "Night Shift" starred Henry Winkler and  Michael Keaton. Keaton played a manic morgue-attendant turned pimp.
    (SFC, 7/14/96, DB p.51)(SFEC, 1/2/00, Par p.18)

1982        The film "An Officer and a Gentleman" starred David Caruso, Richard Gere and Louis Gosset Jr. Gosset won an Oscar for his performance.
    (SFC, 3/25/97, p.A15)(SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 2/4/01, DB p.67)

1982        The film “One From the Heart" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)

1982        The film “Personal Best" featured Mariel Hemingway.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1982        The film "Poltergeist" featured Craig T. Nelson.
    (BS, 5/3/98, Par p.30)

1982        Dutch filmmaker Marleen Goris made her drama "A Question of Silence."
    (SFC, 10/11/96, p.C16)

1982        The French film "The Return of Martin Guerre" with Gerard Depardieu was produced. It was based on a true story set in 16th century France against a backdrop of the Reformation.
    (SFC, 7/12/96, p.D7)

1982        The film "Rocky III" with Sylvester Stallone and Mr. T (Lawrence Tero) was produced.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.2)

1982        The film "Six Pack" starred Kenny Rogers.
    (SSFC, 5/20/01, Par p.22)

1982        The film "Six Weeks" starred Mary Tyler Moore.
    (SFEC, 1/30/00, Par. p.14)

1982        The film "Shoot the Moon" starred Albert Finney and Diane Keaton. It was directed by Alan Parker.
    (SFC, 1/2/98, p.C14)(WSJ, 11/13/98, p.W6)

1982        The film "Smithereens" featured Chris Noth.
    (SSFC, 2/1/04, Par p.18)

1982        The 3* film "Sophie’s Choice" starred Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep and was directed by Alan Pakula. It was based on a novel by Bill Styron and was about a Southern writer who lives in New York with an Auschwitz survivor and her mad lover.
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, DB. p.59)(WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)(WSJ, 11/26/99, p.W2)

1982        The film "Split Image" starred Peter Fonda.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, Par. p.18)

1982        The film "The State of Things" by Wim Wenders introduced his alter ego filmmaker Friedrich Monroe.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D3)

1982        The film "Still of the Night" starred Roy Schneider.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, Par p.14)

1982        The film "Summer Lovers" featured Peter Gallagher.
    (SSFC, 1/18/04, Par p.18)

1982        The film “T.A.G.: The Assassination Game starred Linda Hamilton."
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, Par. p.10)

1982        The film “Tender Mercies" starred Robert Duvall. He won an Oscar.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, DB p.29)

1982        The film "The Thing" by John Carpenter was a remake of the 1952 film "The Thing From Another World."
    (SFC, 12/25/02, p.A29)

1982        The low-budget film “Time Walker" was about an alien buried in King Tut's tomb who wreaks havoc on a Southern California campus.
    (SFEC, 5/16/99, DB p.56)

1982        The film "Tootsie" starred Dustin Hoffman, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman and Jessica Lange. Romantic video. It was directed by Sydney Pollack and rated #62 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. It was named a Library of Congress Classic in 1998.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.54)(SFC, 2/13/98, p.C5)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 11/30/98, p.D3)

1982        The film “The Trial of the Pink Panther" was produced.
    (SFC, 10/25/05, p.B5)

1982        The film "Triumphs of a Man Call Horse" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1982        The Disney movie “Tron" took programmer Jeff Bridges inside a computer where he had to fight for his life. The movie blended computer animated shots and live action.
    (WSJ, 6/21/96, p.A12)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R6)

1982        The film "The Verdict" starred Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, Paul Newman and Joe Seneca (d.1996) and was directed by Sidney Lumet.
    (SFC, 8/17/96, p.A24)(WSJ, 1/22/00, p.A11)

1982        The musical film “Victoria/Victoria" with Lesley Ann Warren, Julie Andrews, James Garner and Robert Preston was produced by Blake Edwards.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.42)(SFEC, 5/25/97, Par p.C14)(SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.54)

1982        The film "White Dog" was directed by Samuel Fuller (d.1997 at 86). The film was denounced as racist. It was about a dog trained to attack African Americans.
    (SFC,11/1/97, p.A17)(SFC, 7/2/02, p.D5)

1982        The film “The White Rose" was by German director Michael Verhoeven.
    (SFEC, 7/13/97, DB p.37)

1982        The film "The World According to Garp" starred Robin Williams and John Lithgow. It was produced by Dodi al-Fayed and directed by George Roy Hill. Steve Tesich (1943-1996), Yugoslav playwright and screenwriter, made the adaptation from the John Irving novel. Jon Lithgow portrayed a former pro football player who undergoes a sex change.
    (SFC, 7/3/96, p.C4)(SFEC, 8/31/97, p.B5)(SFEC, 9/7/97, DB p.43)(SFEC, 9/26/99, BR p.3)

1982        The film “World War III" starred Rock Hudson and was produced by Finnigan-Pinchuk.
    (SFC, 12/3/08, p.B6)

1982        The film "Yes, Giorgio" starred singer Luciano Pavarotti and Kathryn Harrold.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.48)

1982        The Italian film "You Disturb Me" (Tu Mi Turbi) was the directing debut for Roberto Benigni.
    (SFC, 4/2/99, p.C3)

1982        The film "Young Doctors in Love" with Michael Richards and Richard Dean Anderson was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, Par p.16)(SFEC, 12/27/98, Par p.20)

1982        Allan Carr (d.1999 at 62), film producer, won the first honorary Showman of the Year award.
    (SFC, 6/30/99, p.C2)

Films 1983-xxxx

1983        Apr 11, In the 3rd Golden Raspberry Awards: Inchon! won.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1982_Golden_Raspberry_Awards)
1983        Apr 11, In the 55th Academy Awards "Gandhi," Ben Kingsley and Meryl Streep won.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/55th_Academy_Awards)

1983        Hollywood screenwriter William Goldman authored “Adventures in the Skin Trade."
    (Econ, 12/21/13, p.112)

1983        In Italy Vittorio Mussolini (d.1997 at 80), 2nd son of dictator Benito, made a documentary film of his father.
    (SFC, 6/14/97, p.C2)

1983        The film "All the Right Moves" starred Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson and Craig T. Nelson.
    (BS, 5/3/98, Par p.30)(SFEC, 9/24/00, DB p.56)(SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)

1983        The film "Angel" was directed by Neil Jordan and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1983        The film "Angelo, My Love" was directed by Robert Duvall and was about Gypsies in New York City.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, DB p.44)

1983        The film "Baby It’s You" featured Matthew Modine and Tracy Pollan.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)(SSFC, 2/2/03, Par p.A13)

1983        The film "Bad Boys" featured Esai Morales.
    (SSFC, 6/23/02, Par p.18)

1983        The French film "The Balance" starred Philippe Leotard (d.2001 at 60).
    (SFC, 9/13/01, p.C7)

1983        The film “The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.46)

1983         The film “Bang The Drum Slowly" starred Michael Moriarty and Robert De Niro. It was based on the 1956 baseball novel by Mark Harris (1922-2007).
    (SFC, 6/1/07, p.B9)

1983        The filmscript for “Betrayal" was written by Joe Eszterhas.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.9)

1983        The film "The Big Chill" featured Tom Berenger and was directed by Lawrence Kasdan.
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, DB. p.60)(SFEC, 10/10/99, DB p.58)

1983        The film "Blue Skies Again" starred Harry Hamlin and Mimi Rogers.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)(SSFC, 5/12/02, Par p.18)

1983        The film “Blue Thunder" starred Roy Schneider.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, Par p.14)

1983        The film “Bronte" was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1983        The Richard Gere film “Breathless" featured the Link Wray song "Jack the Ripper."
    (SFC, 7/7/97, p.E1)

1983        The film "A Christmas Story" featured Darren McGavin. It was written and narrated by Jean Shepherd.
    (SFC,12/19/97, p.C20)(SFEC, 10/17/99, p.D10)(SSFC, 2/26/06, p.B8)

1983        The film "Class" starred Joan Cusack and Rob Lowe.
    (SSFC, 4/1/01, Par p.18)(SSFC, 7/7/02, Par p.14)

1983        The film "Comeback" was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1983        The film “Confidentially Yours" starred Jean-Louis Trintignant and Fanny Ardant and was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1983        The film "Cracking Up" starred Jerry Lewis as a neurotic who seeks psychiatric help.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)(SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.34)

1983        The film “The Curse of the Pink Panther" was produced.
    (SFC, 10/25/05, p.B5)

1983        The film "Daniel" featured Mandy Patinkin and Timothy Hutton.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)(SSFC, 5/27/01, Par p.22)

1983        The film “The Dead Zone" with Christopher Walken was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.6)

1983        The film “Doctor Detroit" starred Fran Drescher.
    (SFEC, 9/27/98, Par p.20)

1983        The film "Eddie and the Cruisers" featured Tom Berenger.
    (SFEC, 7/20/97, Par p.16)(SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1983        The film “Eddie Macon’s Run" featured John Goodman.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)

1983        The film "Educating Rita" with Michael Caine was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)

1983        The film “El Norte" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.46)

1983        The British film "Eureka" was directed by Nicolas Roeg (1928-2018).
    (SFC, 11/27/18, p.C2)

1983        The horror film “The Evil Dead" was the first by Sam Raini.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.51)

1983        The film “Exposed" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)

1983        The film “Fanny and Alexander" with Lena Olin was made.
    (SFEC, 2/16/97, Par. p.26)

1983        The musical film "Flashdance" starred Jennifer Beals and was directed by Adrian Lyne. It was based on the story of Maureen Marder, a construction worker by day and a dancer by night. She signed a release with Paramount Pictures on Dec 6, 1982, for $2,300. The film went on to gross over $150 million.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)

1983        The film "Give My Regards to Broad Street" featured Tracey Ullman.
    (SFEC, 5/7/00, Par p.30)

1983        The thriller film “Gorky Park" with Brian Dennehy, William Hurt and Lee Marvin was set in Moscow.
    (SFC, 4/22/97, p.D5)

1983        The film "The Grey Fox" starred Richard Farnsworth. It was a Western about the 19th century Canadian train robber Bill Miner.
    (SFC, 10/14/00, p.B1)

1983        The film "Heartbreaker" starred Miguel Ferrer.
    (SSFC, 1/28/03, Par p.A18)
   
1983        The film "Heart Like a Wheel" by Jonathan Kaplan starred Bonnie Bedelia as drag racing champion Shirley Muldowney.
    (SFC, 7/15/97, p.A18)

1983        The film "The Hunger" starred Jane Leeves and Catherine Deneuve.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)(SFEC, 7/26/98, Par p.12)

1983        The film “I Am the Cheese" featured Cynthia Nixon.
    (SSFC, 1/22/06, Par p.18)

1983        The romantic drama “Independence Day" was released.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.65)

1983        The film “Jaws 3-D" starred Dennis Quaid and Lea Thompson.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)

1983        The film “The King of Comedy" with Liza Minnelli and Jerry Lewis was produced.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.22)(SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)

1983        The film "Koyaanisqatsi" was produced. In 2000 it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/00, p.D5)

1983        The Luc Besson film “Le Dernier Combat" was produced. It had no dialogue.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, DB p.39)

1983        The film “Lost" featured Sandra Dee.
    (SFC, 2/21/05, p.A2)

1983        The film “Making Love" depicted gay men as normal.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, DB p.46)

1983        The film "The Man Who Loved Women" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1983        The film "The Man with Two Brains" starred Steve Martin and was directed by Carl Reiner.
    (WSJ, 7/28/00, p.W7)

1983        The film "Max Dugan Returns" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1983        The film “Monty Python’s the Meaning of Life" with Eric Idle, Jane Leeves and Michael Palin was produced.
    (SFC, 10/4/97, p.E1)(SFC, 6/3/98, p.E3)(SFEC, 7/26/98, Par p.12)

1983        The film "National Lampoon’s Vacation" starred Chevy Chase, Jane Krakowski and Eddie Bracken.
    (SFC, 11/16/02, p.A19)(SSFC, 6/28/03, Par p.18)

1983        The film "Never Cry Wolf" starred Charles martin Smith and was directed by Carroll Ballard. It was an adaptation of the book by Farley Mowat.
    (WSJ, 7/5/02, p.W5)

1983        Warner Bros. released the 2* James Bond film "Never Say Never Again" with Sean Connery as Bond.
    (WSJ, 11/9/95, p.A2)

1983        Roger Moore starred in the James Bond movie "Octopussy." World wide receipts total $184 mil.   
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. B1)

1983        The film "The Osterman Weekend" featured Craig T. Nelson.
    (BS, 5/3/98, Par p.30)

1983        The film "Outsiders" starred Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Swayze, and Tom Cruise. It was directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Fred Roos. It was based on the S.E. Hinton’s 1st novel (1967).
    (SFC, 9/20/05, p.E1)(www.sehinton.com/bio/)

1983        The musical film "Pirates of Penzance" was directed by Wilford Leach. It featured Linda Ronstadt (b.1946) as Mabel.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)(www.imdb.com/title/tt0086112/)

1983        The Hong Kong film "The Prodigal Son" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1983        The film "Project A" (Part I) starred Jackie Chan and Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)(SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1983        The film "Reuben, Reuben" featured Kelly McGillis.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, Par p.22)

1983        The 3rd Star Wars film "Return of the Jedi" starred Alec Guinness. It was made at a cost of $37.5 million.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 DB, p.28)

1983        The film "The Right Stuff" starred Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid and playwright Sam Shepard as Chuck Yeager. It was directed by Philip Kaufman. It was based on the 1979 novel by Tom Wolfe.
    (SFC, 7/10/97, p.E3)(SFEC, 6/21/98, Par p.5)(SFEC, 11/5/00, DB p.52)(SFC, 5/23/12, p.E2)

1983        The film “Sahara" starred Brooke Shields. It was directed by Andrew McLaglen.
    (SFC, 9/5/14, p.D4)

1983        The French film "Sans Soleil" was directed by Chris Marker.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.38)

1983        The film "Scarface" with Al Pucino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Michelle Pfeiffer was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)

1983        The film "Silkwood" starred Meryl Streep and Craig T. Nelson. It was directed by Mike Nichols (1931-2014).
    (BS, 5/3/98, Par p.30)(SFEC, 3/14/99, DB p.40)(SFC, 11/21/14, p.E5)

1983        The film "Something Wicked This Way Comes" starred Jason Robards. It was based on a classic story by Ray Bradbury.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 1/7/01, DB p.42)

1983        The film "Staying Alive starred John Travolta and was directed by Sylvester Stallone.
    (SFEC, 5/21/00, DB p.50)

1983        The film "Star ‘80" with Mariska Hargitay, daughter of Jayne Mansfield, was produced. It also featured Mariel Hemingway.
    (SFEC, 7/13/97, Par p.18)(SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1983        The film "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" featured Kirstie Alley.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)

1983        The German film "Straight Through the Heart" was directed by Doris Dorrie, her debut.
    (SSFC, 1/14/01, DB p.37)

1983        The film "Streamers" featured Matthew Modine and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)(SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1983        The film "Sudden Impact" starred Clint Eastwood and Lillian Dillman Amark (d.2000 at 75).
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)(SFC, 6/23/00, p.D5)

1983        The Martinique film "Sugar Cane Alley" was directed by Euzhan Palcy. It was set in 1931 and was about an orphan boy whose grandmother is determined to get him an education.
    (SFEC, 4/9/00, DB p.46)

1983        The film "Superman III" starred Christopher Reeve.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)

1983        The film "Surprise Party" was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1983        The film "The Survivors" starred Walter Matthau and Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)(SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1983        The film "Tender Mercies" starred Robert Duvall and Tess Harper. It was directed by Bruce Beresford with a screenplay by Horton Foote. Duvall won an Oscar for his role as a life-weary country music singer who meets a young widow.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)(SFEC, 6/6/99, DB p.51)

1983        The film "Terms of Endearment" starred Shirley MacLaine and John Lithgow.
    (SFEC, 9/29/96, Par p.5)(SFEC, 9/5/99, DB p.34)

1983        The film "Twilight Zone -- The Movie" starred John Lithgow.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)

1983        The film “Two of a Kind" featured Olivia Newton-John.
    (SSFC, 9/11/05, p.26)

1983        The film "Utu" was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.64)

1983        The film "Valley Girl" with Nicolas Cage was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, DB p.43)

1983        The film "Venti" featured Mandy Patinkin.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)

1983        The film "War Games" depicted a boy cracking the Pentagon’s computers.
    (SFC, 8/12/97, p.C3)

1983        The Hong Kong film "Warriors of the Magic Mountain" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1983        The Hong Kong film "Winners and Sinners" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1983        The film "The Year of Living Dangerously" by Peter Weir was produced. It was set in the 1965 civil war in Indonesia.
    (WSJ, 11/8/96, p.A12)

1983        The musical film "Yentl" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

 1983        The film "Yes, Giorgio," made at the 50-acre Hillsborough Strawberry Hill estate of Barrie and Ada Regan, starred Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti.
    (PI, 3/21/98, p.5)

1983        The film “Zelig," an American mockumentary, was written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen and Mia Farrow. Allen plays Zelig, a curiously nondescript enigma who is discovered for his remarkable ability to transform himself to resemble anyone he's near.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zelig)

1984        Apr 8, In the 4th Golden Raspberry Awards: “Lonely Lady" won.
    (MC, 4/8/02)

1984        Hollywood created its PG-13 rating to cover the middle ground between "PG" for parental Guidance and "R" for restricted movies.
    (SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.55)

1984        The cult film “The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai Across the Eighth Dimension" was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, BR p.1)

1984        The film "After the Rehearsal" with Lena Olin was made.
    (SFEC, 2/16/97, Par. p.26)

1984        The film "Amadeus" starred Tom Hulce as Mozart and F. Murray Abraham as Salieri. It was produced by Saul Zaentz and directed by Milos Forman. It was rated #53 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC, 11/17/96, DB p.39)(SFEC, 3/22/98, DB p.52)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 9/26/99, DB p.45)

1984        The film "Bachelor Party" starred Tom Hanks.
    (SFEC, 1/2/00, DB p.23)

1984        The film "Beverly Hills Cop" was ranked 63rd most funny film in 2000.
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)

1984        The film “Birdy" featured Matthew Modine.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)

1984        The film “Blame It on Rio" with Michael Caine was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)

1984        The film “Blind Date" featured Kirstie Alley.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)

1984        The film "Body Double" starred Melanie Griffith and Craig Wasson. It was directed by Brian De Palma.
    (SFEC, 8/6/00, Par p.4)

1984        The film "Bolero" starred Bo Derek and was directed by John Derek.
    (SFC, 5/23/98, p.A23)

1984        The film "The Bostonians" was based on the novel by Henry James. It starred Christopher Reeve.
    (SFEC, 10/5/97, DB p.45)(SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)

1984        The film "The Bounty" starred Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins. It was based on a book by Richard Hough called "Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian."
    (SFC, 10/9/99, p.A20)

1984        The film "Broadway Danny Rose" was directed by Woody Allen and starred comedian Corbett Monica (d.1998 at 68).
    (SFC, 7/24/98, p.D5)

1984        The film "Cal" featured Helen Mirren.
    (SSFC, 2/3/02, Par p.14)

1984        The film "Canonball Run II" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1984        The film "Carmen" starred Placido Domingo.
    (SSFC, 12/3/00, Par p.28)

1984        The film “Champions" featured Kirstie Alley.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)

1984        The film “Children of the Corn" starred Linda Hamilton.
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, Par. p.10)

1984        The film "Choose Me" was written and directed by Alan Rudolph. It starred Lesley Ann Warren, Genevieve Bujold  and Keith Carradine.
    (WSJ, 8/1/03, p.W14)

1984        The film “Cloak and Dagger" starred Henry Thomas and Dabney Coleman and was produced by Allan Carr.
    (SFC, 6/30/99, p.C2)

1984        The Bill Forsyth film “Comfort and Joy" with Bill Patterson was produced. It was about a Scottish DJ who calls himself Dickie Bird.
    (WSJ, 3/7/97, p.A12)

1984        The film “Conan the Destroyer" starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, and Wilt Chamberlain.
    (SFC, 10/13/99, p.D4)

1984        The musical film "The Cotton Club" starred Gwen Verdon and Tom Waits. It was directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
    (SFEC, 12/20/98, Par p.14)(SFEC, 4/18/99, DB p.35)

1984        The film “Country" starred Sam Shepard.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, Par p.23)

1984        The film “Creepers" featured Jennifer Connely (12).
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)

1984        Isabelle Adjani won the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for “Deadly Summer."
    (SFC, 11/8/96, p.C13)

1984        The film "Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart" starred Joan Chen.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)

1984        The film “Dollmaker" starred Jane Fonda and was produced by William Finnigan.
    (SFC, 12/3/08, p.B6)

1984        The film "Dune" starred Patrick Stewart and was directed by David Lynch.
    (SFC, 1/4/97, p.E1)(SFEM,12/14/97, p.8)(SFEC, 12/5/99, Par p.26)

1984        The North Korean film “Emissary of No Return" won Best Director at a film festival in Czechoslovakia. It was directed by Shin Sang-ok, kidnapped from South Korea in 1978.
    (Econ., 3/21/15, p.76)

1984        The film "Firestarter" starred Drew Barrymore, Art Carney and George C. Scott.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)(SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1984        The film "Flamingo Kid" starred Hector Elizondo and Marisa Tomei.
    (SSFC, 7/15/01, Par p.18)(SFC, 9/15/02, Par p.22)

1984        The film "Footloose" with John Lithgow and Kevin Bacon was directed by Kevin Bacon. It is about a Chicago boy who moves to a small town with a ban on dancing.
    (SFEC, 9/29/96, Par p.5)(WSJ, 10/28/98, p.A20)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1984        The Japanese film “The Funeral" by Juzo Itami was produced.
    (SFC,12/22/97, p.A19)

1984        The film “Ghostbusters" starred Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts and Harold Ramis (1044-2014).
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, p.56)(SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.4)(SFEC, 2/28/99, Par p.16)(SFEC, 9/17/00, Par p.34)(SFC, 2/25/14, p.C2)

1984        The film “Gold Diggers" starred Julie Christie.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.34)

1984        The film “Gospel According to Al Green" was made by Robert Mugge.
    (SFEM, 9/26/99, p.12)

1984        The film "Grace Quigley" starred Katharine Hepburn.
    (SFC, 6/30/03, p.A11)

1984        The film “Gremlins" with Howie Mandel was produced.
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, Par p.30)

1984        The film "Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan" featured Andie Macdowell.
    (SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)

1984        The film "Hail Mary" was directed by Jean-Luc Godard. It was a version of the Virgin Birth set in a contemporary Swiss gas station.
    (SFC, 12/9/00, p.B5)

1984        The film “Harry and Son" starred Paul Newman and Ossie Davis.
    (SFEC, 10/20/96, Par, p.24)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1984        The film “Hey Babe!" featured Buddy Hackett and Yasmine Bleeth (12).
    (SFEC, 1/11/98, Par p.10)

1984        The film “The Hit" starred Tim Roth and was directed by Stephen Frears.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, DB p.43)

1984        The film "Hotel New Hampshire" with Joely Richardson, Beau Bridges, Seth Green, Rob Lowe, Jodie Foster and Matthew Modine was produced. It was based on a novel by John Irving.
    (SFEC, 11/10/96, Par p.12)(SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)(SFEC, 8/9/98, Par p.18)

1984        The film “Ice Pirates" with Robert Urich was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/31/97, Par p.18)

1984        The film “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" starred Warren Beatty and Kate Capshaw.
    (SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)

1984        The film “Irreconcilable Differences" starred Drew Barrymore.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)

1984        The film “Johnny Dangerously" starred Maureen Stapleton.
    (SFC, 3/14/06, p.B5)

1984        The film "The Karate Kid" starred Ralph George Macchio Jr. and Elisabeth Shue.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, Par, p.2)(SSFC, 3/4/01, Par p.18)

1984        The film "The Killing Fields" starred Dr. Haing S. Ngor (d.1996) and won an academy award.
    (WSJ, 2/27/96, p.A1)

1984        The film "Lassiter" starred Tom Selleck and Laurne Hutton.
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)

1984        The film "The Little Drummer Girl" was directed by George Roy Hill.
    (SFC, 12/28/02, p.A2)

1984        Richard Jay Kohn (d.2000 at 51), Tibetan scholar, filmed his documentary "Lord of the Dance / Destroyer of Illusion." It featured the ritual festival of Mani Rimdu that dated back to the 9th century.
    (SFC, 6/2/00, p.D6)

1984        The film "Love Streams" starred John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands and was directed by Cassavetes.
    (SFC, 12/15/98, p.E3)

1984        The film “MacArthur’s Children" featured Ken Watanabe.
    (SSFC, 12/11/05, Par p.22)

1984        The documentary film “Marlene" was directed by Maximilian Schell. It was based on the life of Marlene Dietrich, who allowed herself to be recorded but not filmed.
    (SSFC, 2/2/14, p.C5)

1984        The film "Mass Appeal" starred Jack Lemmon.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)

1984        The film "Moscow on the Hudson" starred Robin Williams.
    (SFEC, 9/26/99, Par p.14)

1984        The film "Mrs. Soffel" starred Mel Gibson, Diane Keaton and featured Matthew Modine. It was directed by Gillian Armstrong.
    (WSJ, 8/8/97, p.A11)(SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)(WSJ, 1/2/98, p.6)

1984        The film "The Muppets Take Manhattan" featured Art Carney and Steve Whitmire.
    (SSFC, 11/24/02, Par p.19)(SFC, 11/12/03, p.A2)

1984        The film "The Natural" featured Robert Prosky (d.2008 at 77) and was directed by Barry Levinson.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)(SFC, 12/12/08, p.B9)

1986        The Japanese anime film "Nausicaa of the Valley of the Gods" was made by Hayao Miyazaki. It was released as "Warriors of the Wind" in the US.
    (SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.9)

1984        The film "Next of Kin" was directed by Canadian Atom Egoyan. It was about a lazy 23-year-old living with his parents.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C1)

1984        The slasher film "Nightmare on Elm Street" starred Robert Englund and Johnny Depp.
    (SFC,10/29/97, p.E3)(SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)

1984        The film "No Small Affair" featured Jon Cryer.
    (SSFC, 4/18/04, Par p.22)

1984        The film “Odd Jobs" starred Richard Dean Anderson.
    (SFEC, 12/27/98, Par p.20)

1984        The 226-min epic film "Once Upon a Time in America" featured Jennifer Connely (12), Treat Williams, Robert de Niro and James Woods. It was directed by Sergio Leone.
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)(SFEC, 5/7/00, DB p.49)

1984        The film “Over the Brooklyn Bridge" was produced with 7-year-old Sarah Michelle Gellar.
    (SFEC, 7/6/97, Par p.18)

1984        The film "Oxford Blues" featured Rob Lowe.
    (SSFC, 7/7/02, Par p.14)

1984        The film “Paris, Texas" with Harry Dean Stanton and Nastassja Kinski was directed by Wim Wenders. The screenplay was by Sam Shepard and it was produced by Anatole Dauman.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)(SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(SFC, 4/9/98, p.C14)(SFEC, 1/10/99, Par p.23)

1984        The film "Passage to India" starred Alec Guinness and Peggy Ashcroft, who won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
    (SFC, 8/7/00, p.A15)

1984        The film "Places in the Dark" starred Ed Harris.
    (SSFC, 2/25/01, Par p.20)

1984        The film “Purple Hearts" starred Cheryl Ladd.
    (SFEC, 8/15/99, Par p.18)

1984        The musical film "Purple Rain" starred Prince, Morris Day and Apollonia Kotero and was directed by Albert Magnoli.
    (SFC, 1/1/99, p.D3)

1984        The film "Racing with the Moon" starred Max Showalter (d.2000 at 83).
    (SFC, 8/3/00, p.D2)

1984        The film "Red Dawn" with Patrick Swayze and Lea Thompson depicted a Soviet and Cuban invasion of a small Colorado town.
    (SFC, 4/22/97, p.D5)(WSJ, 4/30/97, p.B1)(SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)

1984        The film "Rhinestone" starred Dolly Parton.
    (SFEC, 10/10/99, Par p.22)

1984        The film "The River" featured Sissy Spacek.
    (SSFC, 11/4/01, Par p.14)

1984        The film "The River Rat" starred Brian Dennehy.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)

1984        The film "Robbery Under Arms" featured Sam Neill.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)

1984        The film "Romancing the Stone" starred Kathleen Turner and Michael Douglas.
    (SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)

1984        The film "Runaway" featured Kirstie Alley and Tom Selleck.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)(SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)

1984        The film “Secret Honor" was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1984        The film “Sheena" was written by Leslie Stevens (d.1998).
    (SFC, 4/29/98, p.C2)

1984        The film "The Shooting Party" starred John Gielgud and Robert Hardy. The British film was about thoughtless pre-WWI aristocrats.
    (SFEC, 8/31/97, p.B5)(SSFC, 8/6/17, p.C12)

1984        The film “Silence of the Heart" with Jaleel White was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.22)

1984        The film "Sixteen Candles" starred Justin Henry, Joan Cusack and Molly Ringwald.
    (SFEC, 9/17/00, DB p.46)(SSFC, 4/1/01, Par p.18)

1984        The film “Soldier’s Story" with Howard Rollins (1950-1996) was produced.
    (SFC, 12/10/96, p.D2)

1984        The film “Songwriter" with Lesley Ann Warren was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/25/97, Par p.C14)

1984        The film “Splash" was directed by Ron Howard. It featured Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah as a mermaid.
    (SFEC, 11/10/96, Par p.5)

1984        The film “Star Trek III" was produced.
    (Wired, 8/96, p.88)

1984        The concert film “Stop Making Sense" was directed by Jonathan Demme and featured David Byrne and Talking Heads. The film was remixed and restored for viewing in 1999.
    (WSJ, 2/6/98, p.A20)(SFC, 5/24/99, p.D3)

1984        The film "Stranger Than Paradise" was produced. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1984        The film “Swing Shift" with Christine Lahti was produced.
    (SFEC,10/19/97, Par p.26)

1984        The film "The Terminator" starred Linda Hamilton and wasdirected by James Cameron. In 2001 it was rated the #42 most thrilling film.
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, Par. p.10)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SSFC, 12/8/02, Par p.30)

1984        The film “Thief of Hearts" featured David Caruso.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)

1984        The film "This Is Spinal Tap" starred Fran Drescher and was directed by Rob Reiner. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 9/27/98, Par p.20)(SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1984        The film "The Times of Harvey Milk" by Rob Epstein was a biography of the murdered SF politician.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1984        The film “Tuareg" featured Mark Harmon.
    (SSFC, 5/16/04, Par p.26)

1984        The film "2010" starred Roy Schneider, Helen Mirren and John Lithgow.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, Par p.14)(SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)(SSFC, 2/3/02, Par p.14)

1984        The film "Unfaithfully Yours" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)

1984        The Hong Kong film "Wheels on Meals" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1984        The film "Wild Life" featured Lea Thompson.
    (SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)

1984        Francois Truffaut, French film director, died of cancer at age 52. In 1999 Antoine de Baecque and Serge Toubiana published "Truffaut: A Biography."
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)(SFEC, 6/27/99, BR p.4)

1985        Mar 25, 57th Academy Awards "Amadeus," F Murray Abraham and Sally Field won.
    (MC, 3/25/02)

1985        The film "Agnes of God" with Anne Bancroft was produced.
    (SFC, 8/26/97, p.E4)

1985        The film "Alamo Bay" starred Ed Harris and his wife Amy Madigan. Alice Arlen (1940-2016) wrote the screenplay for Louis Malle’s film “Alamo Bay." She had co-written the screenplay for the film “Silkwood" (1983).
    (SFEC, 6/21/98, Par p.5)(SFC, 3/3/16, p.A10)

1985        Robert Mitchum played in the film "The Ambassador."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1985        The film “Amos" starred Kirk Douglas and was produced by William Finnigan.
    (SFC, 12/3/08, p.B6)

1985        The film "Appointment With Fear" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1985        The film “The Atlanta Child Murders" with Morgan Freeman and was produced by Finnigan-Pinchuk.
    (SFC, 12/3/08, p.B6)

1985        The film "Back to the Future" starred Billy Zane and Lea Thompson. In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (SFEC, 7/9/00, Par p.12)(SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)(SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1985        The Disney animated film "The Black Cauldron" was produced. It was directed by Ted Berman (d.2001 at 81).
    (SFC, 7/17/01, p.A15)

1985        The film "Blood Simple" starred Frances meDormand, Dan Hedaya and E. Emmet Walsh. It was directed by Joel and Ethan Coen and re-released in 2000.
    (SFC, 4/16/97, p.E1)(SFEC, 7/9/00, DB p.12)   

1985        The comedy film "Brazil" starred Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Kim Greist  and Katherine Helmond. It was directed by Terry Gilliam. It was a cockeyed version of a future world and nothing to do with Brasil.
    (SFC, 4/27/99, p.D5)

1985        The film "Cat's Eye" starred Drew Barrymore.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)

1985        The musical film "A Chorus Line" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.42)

1985        The film "Clue" featured Lesley Ann Warren and Tim Curry.
    (SFEC, 5/25/97, Par p.C14)(SSFC, 5/29/05, Par p.18)

1985        The film "Cocoon" starred Brian Dennehy, Gwen Verdun and Don Ameche. It was directed by Ron Howard. Ameche won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
    (SFEC, 11/10/96, Par p.5)(SFEC, 12/20/98, Par p.14)

1985        The film "Code of Silence" starred Dennis Farina.
    (SSFC, 6/3/01, Par p.18)

1985        The film "The Color of Money" starred Paul Newman and John Turturro. It was directed by Martin Scorsese. Newman won a best-actor Oscar for his role. It was written by Richard Price and was a sequel to "The Hustler."
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.33)(SFEM, 12/5/99, p.21)

1985        The film "The Color Purple" starred Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg and was directed by Steven Spielberg. It was based on the Alice Walker book and was about 40 years in the life of a Southern black woman.
    (SFEC, 4/20/97, BR p.6)(SFC,10/26/97, Par p.12)(SSFC, 1/14/01, Par p.26)

1985        The film “Come and See" was about a teenager confronting the hours of Nazi-occupied Byelorussia.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.33)

1985        The film “Compromising Positions" featured Joan Allen.
    (SSFC, 6/19/05, Par p.22)

1985        The film “Creator" featured Mariel Hemingway.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1985        The film “Crossover Dreams" starred Elizabeth Pena and was made by Leon Ichaso.
    (SFC, 3/21/97, p.C3)(SFEC, 2/14/99, Par p.26)

1985        The film "Drowning by Numbers" with Joely Richardson was produced. [see 1987]
    (SFEC, 11/10/96, Par p.12)

1985        The film "The Falcon and the Snowman" starred Timothy Hutton and Sean Penn. Itt was about Cold War spy Christopher Boyce.
    (SSFC, 5/27/01, Par p.22)(SFC, 3/15/03, p.A2)

1985        The film “Fool For Love" starred Sam Shepard and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, Par p.23)(SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1985        The thriller film “Friday Night" starred Roddy McDowall and William Ragsdale.
    (SFC, 10/9/98, p.C12)

1985        The film “Ghoulies" with Mariska Hargitay, daughter of Jayne Mansfield, was produced.
    (SFEC, 7/13/97, Par p.18)

1985        The film “Godzilla 1985" was produced.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, DB p.44)

1985        The film “Goonies" was directed by Richard Donner. It was shot in Astoria, Oregon, where the house at 368 38th St. became known as the Goonies House.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0089218/)(SSFC, 3/20/05, p.D16)

1985        The film “Harem" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)

1985        The film "Heaven Help Us" starred Patrick Dempsey.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1985        The film "Highlander" starred Christopher Lambert. It was about a secret tribe of combative immortals and spawned 2 sequels and a TV series (1993-1996).
    (SFC, 9/2/00, p.B1)

1985        The film "Insignificance" starred Tony Curtis. It was directed by Nicolas Roeg (1928-2018)
    (SSFC, 12/15/02, Par p.26)(SFC, 11/27/18, p.C2)

1985        The filmscript for "Jagged Edge" was written by Joe Eszterhas.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.9)

1985        The film "James Joyce’s Women" starred Fionnula Flanagan as 7 different women in Joyce’s writings.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.57)

1985        The film "Jewel of the Nile" starred Michael Douglas.
    (SSFC, 4/6/03, Par p.24)

1985        The film "The Journey of Natty Gann" starred John Cusack, Meredith Salenger and a malamute named Jed.
    (SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.63)

1985        The film “Kekkon Annai Mystery" featured Ken Watanabe.
    (SSFC, 12/11/05, Par p.22)

1985        The film "Kids Don’t Tell" with Jaleel White was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.22)

1985        The film "King Solomon’s Mines" was remade for a 3rd time and starred Richard Chamberlain and Sharon Stone.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.45)

1985        The film "Last Dragon" starred Faith Prince.
    (SSFC, 4/8/01, Par p.20)

1985        The film “Legend" starred Tim Curry.
    (SSFC, 5/29/05, p.18)

1985        The film "Letter to Brezhnev" featured Alfred Molina.
    (SSFC, 9/29/02, Par p.18)

1985        The film "Lost in america" was ranked 84th most funny film in 2000.
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)

1985        The film "Louie Bluie" was about blues fiddler Howard Armstrong (d.2003) and made by Terry Zwigoff.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.52)(SSFC, 8/3/03, p.A31)

1985        The film "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome" starred singer Tina Turner. It was a sequel to Road Warrior.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.48)

1985        The film "Mala Noche" was directed by Gus Van Sant. It was a black and white drama about a grocery clerk’s infatuation for a Mexican immigrant street hustler.
    (SFCM, 12/17/00, p.7)

1985        The film "Maria’s Lovers" starred Robert Mitchum.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)(SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1985        The film “Marie" was produced by Frank Capra Jr.
    (SSFC, 12/23/07, p.B4)

1985        The film "Mask" starred Cher.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)

1985        The film "Maxie" featured Mandy Patinkin.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)

1985        The film "The Mean Season" featured Mariel Hemingway.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1985        The film "Mixed Blood" featured John Leguizamo.
    (SSFC, 7/13/03, Par p.12)

1985        The film "Morons From Outer Space" was directed by Mike Hodges.
    (SFEC, 7/30/00, DB p.51)

1985        The film "Movers and Shakers" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1985        The film “My Beautiful Laundrette" with Gordon Warnecke and Daniel Day Lewis was directed by Stephen Frear. It was about life in South London.
    (WSJ, 11/29/96, p.A1)(SFC, 4/27/98, p.E3)

1985        The film “My Life as a Dog" was by Lasse Hallstrom.
    (SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)

1985        The Hong Kong film “My Lucky Stars" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1985        The film “Osa" featured Kelly Lynch.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)

1985        The film “Out of Africa" starred Robert Redford and Meryl Streep. It was based on the memoirs of writer Karen Blixen, aka Isak Dinesen.
    (SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)

1985        The film "Pale Rider" starred Clint Eastwood and Sydney Penny.
    (SFEM, 1/12/97,  Par p.4)(SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.2)

1985        The film "Pee-wee’s Big Adventure" with Paul Reubens was released.
    (SFEM, 6/30/96, p.6)

1985        The film "Perfect" starred John Travolta and James Lee Curtis.
    (SFEC, 5/21/00, DB p.50)

1985        The film "Plenty" featured Sam Neill, Hugh Laurie, and Tracey Ullman.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 5/7/00, Par p.30)

1985        The Hong Kong film "Police Story" starred Jackie Chan.
    (SFC,11/28/97, p.C18)

1985        The film "Private Resort" starred Johnny Depp.
    (SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)

1985        The film "Prizzi’s Honor" starred Anjelica Huston and William Hickey (d.1997 at 69) as the Mafia don.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.C2)(SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.14)

1985        The North Korean Godzilla film "Pulgasari" was directed by Shin Sang-ok. It was banned after the director sought asylum in the US in 1986. It made its Tokyo debut in 1998.
    (SFC, 6/19/98, p.D6)

1985        The Woody Allen film "Purple Rose of Cairo" with Mia Farrow was produced.
    (WSJ, 12/6/96, p.A14)

1985        The film "Rambo: First Blood Part II" starred Sylvester Stallone and was directed by James Cameron.
    (SFC, 4/22/97, p.D5)(SSFC, 12/8/02, Par p.30)

1985        The Japanese film "Ran" was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1985        The film "The Return of Ruben Blades" was made by Robert Mugge.
    (SFEM, 9/26/99, p.12)

1985        The film "Revolution" starred Al Pucino, Donald Sutherland and Nastassja Kinski. It was directed by Hugh Hudson.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)(WSJ, 6/9/00, p.W17)

1985        The thriller film "Runaway Train" by Andrei Konchalovsky starred Jon Voight, nominated for best actor, and Eric Roberts. It was based on a screenplay by Akira Kurosawa.
    (WSJ, 6/12/97, p.A17)(SFEC,11/30/97, DB p.55)

1985        The film “Rustler’s Rhapsody" was produced.
    (SFEC, 7/20/97, Par p.16)

1985        Alexander Salkind (d.1997 at 76) and his son produced “Santa Claus: The Movie" with Dudley Moore.
    (SFC, 3/20/97, p.A24)

1985        The drama film “Seal Morning" was about how a baby seal changed the life of a family in 1930s England.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1985        The film “Seven Minutes in Heaven" featured Lauren Holly.
    (SSFC, 4/9/06, Par p.18)

1985        The 9-hour film “Shoah" was a documentary on the Holocaust.
    (SFC,11/28/97, p.C6)(SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.44)

1985        The film “Signal 7" with Bill Ackridge (d.1998 at 72) was produced. It was about 2 middle-aged cab drivers aspiring to be actors.
    (SFC, 3/18/98, p.A19)

1985        The film "Silverado" starred Brian Dennehy and Kevin Costner.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)(SSFC, 1/21/01, DB p.45)

1985        The film "Smooth Talk" starred Treat Williams.
    (SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1985        The film "Spies Like Us" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1985        The film "St. Elmo’s Fire" featured Andie Macdowell and Rob Lowe.
    (SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)(SSFC, 7/7/02, Par p.14)

1985        The film "Stick" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/15/02, p.D18)

1985        The film "Stitches" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1985        The film "Symphony of Love" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)

1985        The Luc Besson film "Subway" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, DB p.39)

1985        The film "Sweet Dreams" starred Ed Harris and Jessica Lange. It was directed by Karel Reisz.
    (SFEC, 6/21/98, Par p.5)(SFC, 11/28/02, p.A30)

1985        The Japanese film "Tampopo," featured Ken Watanabe. It was directed by Juzo Itami and was released in the US in 1987. It was about an enterprising widow who fulfills her aspiration to become Tokyo’s best noodle maker with the help of a truck driver who fancies himself a cowboy.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, Z1 p.2)(SSFC, 12/11/05, Par p.22)

1985        Arthur Penn directed the spy thriller "Target."
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, EM p.9)

1985        The film "Teen Wolf" starred Michael J. Fox as a basketball player and wolf man.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.50)

1985        The film "To Live and Die in LA" starred Jane Leeves, William Dafoe, Dean Stockwell and William L. Petersen and was directed by William Friedkin.
    (SFEC, 7/26/98, Par p.12)(SFEC, 1/3/99, DB p.38)

1985        The film "Toxic Avenger" featured Marisa Tomei. It was produced by the New York based Troma studio, founded by Lloyd Kaufman.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, DB p.52)(SFC, 9/15/02, Par p.22)

1985        The film "Transylvania 6-5000" with Michael Richards was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, Par p.16)

1985        The film "The Trip to Bountiful" starred Geraldine Paige. The screenplay was by Horton Foote. It was about an elderly woman's last look at the town of her youth. Paige won an Oscar for best actress.
    (SFEC, 6/6/99, DB p.51)(SSFC, 2/4/01, DB p.67)

1985        The film "Turk 182!" with Robert Urich was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/31/97, Par p.18)

1985        The film “Twice in a Lifetime" featured Stephen Lang.
    (SSFC, 6/5/05, Par p.22)

1985        The Hong Kong film "Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1985        Roger Moore starred in the James Bond movie "A View To a `Kill." World wide receipts totaled $152 mil.   
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. B1)

1985        The film “Vision Quest" starred Matthew Modine and featured Madonna singing "Crazy for You" at Spokane’s Bigfoot Tavern.
    (PNI, 2/5/97, p.14)(SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)

1985        The film "Wetherby"  with Joely Richardson and Vanessa Redgrave was directed David Hare, his debut.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(SSFC, 8/12/01, Par p.14)

1985        The film "White Nights" featured Helen Mirren.
    (SSFC, 2/3/02, Par p.14)

1985        The film "Witness" featured Kelly McGillis, Harrison Ford and Warren Beatty. It was co-written by William Kelley (d.2003) and Earl W. Wallace and won an Oscar for best original screenplay.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, Par p.22)(SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)(SFC, 2/11/03, p.A18)

1985        The film "Young Sherlock Holmes" was directed by Barry Levinson.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)

1986        Mar 7, The film “Desert Hearts," directed by Donna Deitch (b.1945), was released. This was the first feature film to depict a lesbian love story in a generally mainstream vein, with positive and respectful themes. It was based on Jane Rule’s novel “Desert of the Heart" (1964) and became a pinnacle of LGBTQ cinema.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donna_Deitch)(SFC, 9/1/17, p.E5)

1986        Mar 23, 6th Golden Raspberry Awards: “Rambo; First Blood Part II" won.
    (SS, 3/23/02)

1986        The film "About Last Night" was an adaptation of David Mamet’s play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago." It starred Rob Lowe and Demi Moore.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.58)

1986        The film "Absolute Beginners" starred Carmen Ejogo.
    (SFEC, 2/6/00, Par p.22)

1986        The second of the series film "Aliens" was directed by James Cameron.
    (SFEC,11/30/97, DB p.58)

1986        The film "An American Tale" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)

1986        The film "Angry Harvest" was directed by Agnieszka Holland and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1986        The film “Band of the Hand" featured Lauren Holly.
    (SSFC, 4/9/06, Par p.18)

1986        The film "Belizaire the Cajun" with Armand Assante was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)

1986        The film “Best of Times" starred Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1986        The film "Black Moon Rising" starred Linda Hamilton and Tommy Lee Jones.
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, Par. p.10)(SSFC, 1/29/06, Par p.22)

1986        The film "Blue City" featured David Caruso.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)

1986        The film "Blue Velvet"  starred Hope Lange and was directed by David Lynch.
    (SFC, 1/4/97, p.E1)(SFEC, 10/11/9, DB p.35)(SFC, 12/22/03, p.A20)

1986        The film “Brighton Beach Memoirs" featured Jason Alexander.
    (SSFC, 4/3/05, Par p.26)

1986        The film "Clan of the Cave Bear" starred Daryl Hannah.
    (SSFC, 2/14/04, Par p.18)

1986        The film "Class of Nuke 'Em High" was produced by the New York based Troma studio, founded by Lloyd Kaufman. It was about students mutating from drinking water contaminated by a nearby nuclear power plant.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, DB p.52)

1986        The film “Club Paradise" starred Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1986        The film "The Color of Money" starred Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Paul Newman, who won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)

1986        The film "Crimes of the Heart" starred Sissy Spacek and Sam Shepard. It was directed by Bruce Beresford and based on a play by Beth Henley.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, Par p.23)(SFEC, 11/5/00, DB p.52)

1986        The film "Critters" starred Billy Zane.
    (SFEC, 7/9/00, Par p.12)

1986        The film “Delta Force" was produced and directed by Menahem Golan (1929-2014).
    (WSJ, 11/19/96, p.A1)(SFC, 8/11/14, p.C3)

1986        The Italian film “Demons" was produced.
    (SFC,12/12/97, p.C1)

1986        The film “Desert Bloom" starred Annabeth Gish.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)

1986        The film “Desert Hearts" was adopted from the Jane Rule novel “Desert of the Heart." It was the story of 2 women falling in love. The screenplay was by Natalie Cooper (d.2004).
    (SFC, 10/28/04, p.B7)

1986        The documentary film “Down and Out" in America was directed by Lee Grant.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.12)

1986        The Paul Mazursky film “Down and Out in Beverly Hills" starred Bette Midler, Elizabeth Pena, Nick Nolte, Richard Dreyfus and a collie dog named Mike. It was a remake of the 1932 Jean Renoir film "Boudu Saved from Drowning."
    (WSJ, 9/27/96, p.A16)(WSJ, 7/25/97, p.A11)(SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.63)

1986        The film “Down by Law" was directed by Jim Jarmusch. It featured Roberto Benigni and Tom Waits.
    (SFEC, 10/25/98, DB p.46)(SFEC, 4/18/99, DB p.35)

1986        The film “Dream Lover" was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)

1986        The Hong Kong film “Eastern Condors" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1986        The film “Extremities" starred Farrah Fawcett and Alfre Woodard. It was based on the play by William Mastrosimone.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, DB p.52)

1986        The comedy film “Ferris Bueller's Day Off" starred Broderick Crawford and was directed by John Hughes.
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.37)

1986        The film “52 Pick-Up" (Fifty-Two Pick-Up) starred Roy Schneider.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, Par p.14)(SFC, 2/11/08, p.A2)

1986        The film "A Fine Mess with Howie Mandel was produced.
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, Par p.30)

1986        The film “Flight North" with Lena Olin was made.
    (SFEC, 2/16/97, Par. p.26)

1986        The horror film “The Fly" was directed by David Cronenberg.
    (USAT, 6/11/04, p.5E)

1986        The film “For Love Alone" featured Sam Neill.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)

1986        The film “F/X" starred Brian Dennehy.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)

1986        The film “Golden Child" starred Eddie Murphy. The music was scored by Michel Colombier (1939-2004).
    (SFC, 11/22/04, p.B6)

1986        The film "The Good Wife" featured Sam Neill.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)

1986        The film "Gothic" starred Gabriel Byrne.
    (SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1986        The film "Gung Ho" featured Mimi Rogers.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)

1986        The film “Hannah and Her Sisters" with Michael Caine, Mia Farrow, Barbara Hershey Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Dianne Wiest was directed by Woody Allen.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.38)(SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)(SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1986        The film “Heartburn" was directed by Mike Nichols.
    (SFC, 11/21/14, p.E5)

1986        The film "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer" was directed by John McNaughton.
    (SSFC, 3/4/01, DB p.43)

1986        The horror film “The Hitcher" was produced.
    (SFC,10/29/97, p.E3)

1986        The film "Hot Shot" starred Jimmy Smits.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, Par p.30)

1986        The film "Howard the Duck" starred Lea Thompson. It was later considered one of the worst films ever made.
    (SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)(SSFC, 10/19/03, Par p.2)

1986        The documentary film “Huey Long" by Ken Burns was about the Louisiana politician who wanted to redistribute wealth and make every man a king.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, DB p.47)

1986        The film “Jocks" with Mariska Hargitay, daughter of Jayne Mansfield, was produced.
    (SFEC, 7/13/97, Par p.18)

1986        The film "Jumpin’ Jack Flash" featured Tracey Ullman.
    (SFEC, 5/7/00, Par p.30)

1986        The film "Just Between Friends" starred Mary Tyler Moore and Christine Lahti.
    (SFEC,10/19/97, Par p.26)(SFEC, 1/30/00, Par. p.14)

1986        The film "Labyrinth" featured Jennifer Connely (14) and Steve Whitmire.
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)(SSFC, 11/24/02, Par p.19)

1986        The Japanese anime film "Laputa Castle in the Sky" was made by Hayao Miyazaki.
    (SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.9)

1986        The film "Legal Eagles" starred Brian Dennehy and Daryl Hannah.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)(SSFC, 2/14/04, Par p.18)

1986        The film "Let’s Get Harry" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1986        The film "The Leftovers" with Jaleel White was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.22)

1986        The musical film "Little Shop of Horrors" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1986        The film "Lucas" featured Courtney Thorne-Smith, Jeremy Piven and Gary Cole.
    (SFEC, 8/1/99, Par p.19)(SSFC, 2/8/04, Par p.26)

1986        The film "The Manhattan Project" starred John Lithgow and Cynthia Nixon.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)(SSFC, 1/22/06, Par p.18)

1986        The film "Manhunter" starred Brian Cox, Dennis Farina, Stephen Lang and William Peterson. It was directed by Michael Mann.
    (SFEC, 9/19/99, DB p.52)(SSFC, 3/4/01, DB p.43)

1986        The film "A Matter of Life and Death" with Lena Olin was made.
    (SFEC, 2/16/97, Par. p.26)

1986        The film "Miss Mary" starred Julie Christie.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.34)

1986        The film "The Mission" was directed by Roland Joffe. It was about Indian and Jesuit relations in colonial Brazil.
    (SFEM, 10/8/00, p.17)

1986        The film "Modern Girls" was produced.
    (SFC, 8/13/99, p.C3)

1986        The film "Mona Lisa" starred Bob Hoskins, Michael Caine and Cathy Tyson. It was directed by Neil Jordan and co-written by David Leland and Neil Jordan.
    (WSJ, 6/12/98, p.W5)

1986        The film "Morning After" starred Jane Fonda."
    (SSFC, 7/8/01, DB p.44)

1986        The film “Mosquito Coast" was directed by Peter Weir and produced by Saul Zaentz.
    (SSFC, 1/5/14, p.A1)

1986        The film "My Beautiful Laundrette" starred Daniel Day-Lewis and was directed by Stephen Frears and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1986        The film "Native Son" with Oprah Winfrey was based on the 1940 novel by Richard Wright.
    (SFC,10/26/97, Par p.12)(SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)

1986        The film "’night, Mother" featured Sissy Spacek.
    (SSFC, 11/4/01, Par p.14)

1986        The film "9 1/2 Weeks" was directed by Adrian Lyne and starred Mickey Rourke and Kim Bassinger.
    (SFC, 2/9/00, Z1 p.5)

1986        The Hong Kong film "North and South Shaolin" starred Jet Li.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1986        The film "Nothing in Common" starred Jackie Gleason and was directed by Gary Marshall.
    (SFC, 10/10/02, p.D9)

1986        The film "Off Beat" starred Chris Noth.
    (SSFC, 2/1/04, Par p.18)

1986        The film "On Valentine's Day" starred William-Converse Roberts and Hallie Foote and was directed by Ken Harrison. It was about a young couple struggling with their finances in Texas in 1917. The screenplay was by Horton Foote.
    (SFEC, 6/6/99, DB p.51)

1986        The documentary film "Ornette: Made in America" was about the jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman and made by Shirley Clarke (d.1997 at 72).
    (SFC, 9/25/97, p.B2)

1986        The film "Otello" starred Placido Domingo.
    (SSFC, 12/3/00, Par p.28)

1986        The German film "Paradise" was directed by Doris Dorrie.
    (SSFC, 1/14/01, DB p.37)

1986        The film “Partisans of Vilna" was produced and co-written by Washington, DC, filmmaker Aviva Kempner. It featured a grammy-nominated soundtrack and rare archival film footage. Partisans tells the story of the men and women who formed the resistance movement in the Vilna, Lithuania, ghetto during World War II.
    (www.nga.gov/programs/filmart.shtm#film_list)

1986        The film "Peggy Sue Got Married" starred Maureen O’Sullivan and Joan Allen.
    (SJM, 6/24/98, p.4A)(SSFC, 6/19/05, Par p.22)

1986        The film "Pirates" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1986        The film "Platoon" starred Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, John C. McGinley and Johnny Depp and was directed by Anthony Minghella and produced by Oliver Stone. It won an Oscar for best picture. It was rated #83 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEM,1/12/97,Parp.2)(SFEC,3/23/97,DBp.38)(SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 5/28/99, p.C11)(SSFC, 2/17/02, Par p.15)

1986        The film "Poltergeist II: The Other Side" featured Craig T. Nelson.
    (BS, 5/3/98, Par p.30)

1986        The film "Pretty in Pink" starred Annie Potts and Jon Cryer.
    (SFEC, 2/28/99, Par p.16)

1986        The film "Private Practices: The Story of a Sex Surrogate" was directed by Kirby Dick.
    (SFC,11/6/97, p.C14)

1986        The Georgian film “Repentance" was directed by Tengiz Abuladze. It was an allegory about a small town mayor who gradually becomes a despot. The film was about the crimes of Stalinism and was banned by censors.
    (SFC, 9/23/98, p.A10)(Econ, 7/12/14, p.82)

1986        The film "River’s Edge" starred Ione Skye (daughter of Donovan Leitch) and Keanu Reeves. It was about a youth who murders his girlfriend and shows off the corpse to his buddies. It was based on a 1981 slaying in Milpitas, Ca.
    (SFC, 6/6/98, p.E1)(SFC, 5/10/03, p.A1)

1986        The film "A Room With a View" starred Dame Judi Dench. It was produced by Ismail Merchant (d.2005) and directed by James Ivory.
    (SSFC, 3/24/02, Par p.26)(SFC, 5/26/05, p.B6)

1986        The Hong Kong film "Rouge" starred Anita Mui (d.2003 at age 40).
    (SFC, 1/1/04, p.A23)

1986        The Bertrand Tavernier film "Round Midnight" featured Dexter Gordon as jazz artist Bud Powell, and mixed in elements in the life of saxophonist Lester Young.
    (SFEC, 3/16/97, DB p.42)

1986        The film "Running Scared" starred Jimmy Smits.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, Par p.30)

1986        The film "The Sacrifice" was the last film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. It was produced by Anatole Dauman.
    (SFC, 4/9/98, p.C14)

1986        The film “Salvador" starred James Woods.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.5)

1986        The film “Saxophone Colossus" was made by Robert Mugge. It was about Sonny Rollins.
    (SFEM, 9/26/99, p.12)

1986        The Japanese film "The Sea and Poison" featured Ken Watanabe.
    (SSFC, 12/11/05, Par p.22)

1986        The film “Seize the Day" starred Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1986        The film “Seven Minutes in Heaven" featured Jennifer Connely (14).
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)

1986        The Hong Kong film “Shanghai Express" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1986        The film “Shanghai Surprise" with Madonna was produced and flopped.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.24)

1986        The film "Sherman’s March" starred Ross McElwee. In 2000 it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/00, p.D5)(SSFC, 4/1/01, DB p.37)

1986        The film “She’s Gotta Have It" by Spike Lee premiered at the SF film fest.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.52)

1986        The film “Shoah" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/23/99, p.B7)

1986        The film “Soul Man" featured Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
    (SSFC, 3/19/06, Par p.24)

1986        The film "Something Wild" by Jonathon Demme co-starred Jeff Daniels, Ray Liotta, and Melanie Griffith.
    (WSJ, 1/10/97, p.A9)(SSFC, 4/8/01, Par p.20)

1986        The film "SpaceCamp" featured Lea Thompson and Joaquin Phoenix.
    (SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)(www.imdb.com/title/tt0091993/)

1986        The film "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home" was shot in part in SF.
    (SFC, 11/25/96, p.D1)(SFEC, 10/10/99, DB p.49)

1986        The film "Sweet Liberty" featured John C. McGinley.
    (SSFC, 2/17/02, Par p.15)

1986        The film “Tai-Pan" featured Kyra Sedgwick.
    (SSFC, 8/7/05, Par p.18)

1986        The film “That’s Life" was produced by Tony Adams (1953-2005).
    (SFC, 10/25/05, p.B5)

1986        The documentary film "Titanic: The Nightmare and the Dream" documented the search for the Titanic by undersea geologist Robert Ballard.
    (SFEC,12/797, DB p.41)

1986        The film "Top Gun" featured Kelly McGillis.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, Par p.22)

1986        The film "Tough Guys" starred Kirk Douglas.
    (SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)

1986        The film “Troll" featured Julia Louis-Dreyfus (b.1961).
    (SSFC, 3/19/06, Par p.24)

1986        The film "True Stories" featured John Goodman and was directed by David Byrne.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)

1986        The film "Vamp" starred Sandy Baron (d.2001 at 64) and Grace Jones as a stripteasing vampire.
    (SFC, 1/27/01, p.A24)

1986        The film “Welcome to 18" starred Mariska Hargitay, daughter of Jayne Mansfield.
    (SSFC, 2/13/05, Par p.16)

1986        The film "Whoops Apocalypse" with Michael Richards was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, Par p.16)

1986        The film "Wildcats" starred Goldie Hawn, Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson. It was directed by Michael Ritchie.
    (SFEC, 9/24/00, DB p.56)

1986        The film "Wild Wind" starred George Montgomery.
    (SFC, 12/15/00, p.D11)

1986        The film "Yellow Earth" was directed by Chen Kaige and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1986        The film "Youngblood" featured Rob Lowe.
    (SSFC, 7/7/02, Par p.14)

1987        Mar 30, The movie "Platoon" won four Academy Awards, including best picture; Paul Newman was named best actor for "The Color of Money," Marlee Matlin won best actress for "Children of a Lesser God."
    (AP, 3/30/97)

1987        The film "Adventures in Babysitting" starred Elisabeth Shue, Penelope Ann Miller and Vincent D'Onofrio.
    (SSFC, 3/4/01, Par p.18)(SSFC, 1/20/02, Par p.18)

1987        The film "Amazing Grace and Chuck" starred William Peterson and Gregory Peck.
    (SSFC, 3/31/02, Par p.14)(SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1987        The film "Angel Heart" was an angel movie with Charlotte Rampling, Mickey Rourke and Lisa Bonet with Robert De Niro as a bad angel (devil).
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, DB p.56)(SFC, 10/23/00, p.F3)

1987        The film "Apprentice to Murder" was produced.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, Par p.18)

1987        The ten part film “Aria" had 10 directors including Robert Altman (Les Boreades).
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1987        The French film "Au Revoir Les Enfants" was directed by Louis Malle. It was about 3 Jewish boys hidden by a Catholic schoolmaster during the Nazi occupation of France.
    (SFEC, 10/25/98, DB p.56)

1987        The French film "Babette’s Feast" starred Stephane Audran. It was directed by Gabriel Axel.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.58)(SFEC, 4/9/00, DB p.46)

1987        The film "Baby Boom" starred playwright Sam Shepard, Chris Noth and Diane Keaton.
    (SFC, 7/10/97, p.E3)(SFEC, 11/5/00, DB p.52)

1987        The film "Bad Taste" was directed by Peter Jackson.
    (WSJ, 12/19/03, p.W9)

1987        The film "Barfly" starred Faye Dunaway.
    (SFEC, 8/6/00, Par p.18)

1987        The film "Batteries Not Included" starred Elizabeth Pena.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, Par p.26)

1987        The film "The Bedroom Window" starred Isabelle Huppert, Steve Guttenberg and Elizabeth McGovern. It was written and directed by Curtis Hanson.
    (WSJ, 2/25/00, p.W9)

1987        The film "The Believers" starred Jimmy Smits and was directed by John Schlesinger.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, Par p.30)(SFC, 7/26/03, p.A22)

1987        The film "The Belly of an Architect" starred Brian Dennehy.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)

1987        The film "Beverly Hills Cop II" with Robert Pastorelli (d.2004) was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/29/97, Par p.22)

1987        The film “Beyond Therapy" was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1987        The film "The Big Easy" with Dennis Quaid, John Goodman and Ellen Barkin was produced.
    (WSJ, 8/12/96, p.A11)(SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)

1987        The film "Born in East LA" was directed by Cheech Marin.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.46)
   
1987        The animated film "Brave Little Toaster" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)

1987        The film “Broadcast News" featured Robetrt Prosky.
    (SFC, 12/12/08, p.B9)

1987        The film "Can’t Buy Me Love" starred Patrick Dempsey and Amanda Peterson.
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, DB p.49)

1987        The film "China Girl" featured David Caruso.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)

1987        The animated film “The Chipmunk Adventure" was produced. It was based on the cartoon characters created by Ross Bagdasarian.
    (SSFC, 5/21/06, Par p.2)

1987        The film "Collision Course" featured Jay Leno.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, Par p.18)

1987        The film "Cop" with Lesley Ann Warren was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/25/97, Par p.C14)

1987        The film "Cry Freedom" starred Denzel Washington.
    (SSFC, 2/4/01, DB p.67)

1987        The film “Date With an Angel" featured Charles Lane (1905-2007) in his last feature film.
    (SFC, 7/11/07, p.A2)

1987        The film "Dark Eyes" starred Marcello Mastroianni and was directed by Nikita Mikhalkov. It was based on 4 stories by Anton Chekhov.
    (SFC, 1/11/00, p.B6)

1987        The film "The Dead" starred Anjelica Huston and was directed by John Huston. It was adopted from a story in James Joyce’s "The Dubliners."
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)(SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.14)

1987        Arthur Penn directed "Dead of Winter."
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, EM p.9)

1987        The art film "Devil in the Flesh" starred Maruschka Detmers and was directed by Marco Bellachio. It was the first "serious" art film to include a graphic scene of fellatio.
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.34)

1987        The film "Dirty Dancing" starred Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey and Jerry Orbach.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.57)(SFC, 12/30/04, p.A2)

1987        The Hong Kong film "Dragons Forever" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1987        The film "Drowning by Numbers" with Joely Richardson was produced.
    (SSFC, 8/12/01, Par p.14)

1987        The Disney movie "Ernest Goes to Camp" starred Jim Varney (d.2000 at 50).
    (SFC, 2/11/00, p.D7)

1987        The horror film "The Evil Dead II" was by Sam Raini.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.51)

1987        The film "Fatal Attraction" starred Glenn Close, Jane Krakowski and Michael Douglas. In 2001 it was rated the #28 most thrilling film.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(SFC,11/14/97, p.C19)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1987        The film "Family Viewing" was directed by Canadian Atom Egoyan. It was a dark comedy about a man who fancies S&M and phone sex.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C18)

1987        The film "The Fourth Protocol" starred Pierce Brosnan.
    (SFEC, 7/18/99, Par p.7)

1987        The film "Full Metal Jacket" featured Matthew Modine and Vincent D'Onofrio. It was directed by Stanley Kubrick.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)(SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.2)

1987        The film "Ghost Fever" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1987        The film "Gardens of Stone" starred James Caan and Anjelica Huston.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.7)(SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.14)

1987        The film "Good Morning, Vietnam" starred Robin Williams and Noble Willingham. It was directed by Barry Levinson.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, Par p.2)(SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)(SFEC, 9/20/98, Par p.5)

1987        The film "Hamburger Hill" was produced.
    (WSJ, 7/23/02, p.D8)

1987        The film "Hanoi Hilton" was produced.
    (WSJ, 7/10/98, p.B1)

1987        The film "Harry and the Hendersons" starred John Lithgow.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)

1987        The film "Hello Again" starred Gabriel Byrne.
    (SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1987        The film "Hiding Out" starred Annabeth Gish and Jon Cryer.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)

1987        The film "High Season" with Kenneth Branagh was produced.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, Par p.14)

1987        The film "Housekeeping" with Christine Lahti was produced.
    (SFEC,10/19/97, Par p.26)

1987        The film "House of Games" starred William H. Macy, Joe Montegna and Lindsay Crouse, the wife of David Mamet, as a psychiatrist who becomes entangled with a con man. It was the debut for David Mamet as a film director.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.58)(SSFC, 11/2/03, Par p.18)

1987        The film “Hoover" starred Treat Williams and was produced by Finnigan-Pinchuk.
    (SFC, 12/3/08, p.B6)

1987        The film "I Love N.Y." was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1987        The film "In the Mood" starred Patrick Dempsey.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1987        The film "Ironweed" starred Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson and Tom Waits. It was directed by Hector Babenco and was based on the novel by William Kennedy.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, DB p.40)(SFEC, 4/18/99, DB p.35)(SFEC, 4/18/99, DB p.35)

1987        The film "Ishtar" starred Dustin Hoffman and Warren Beatty. It premiered May 19 and was later considered one of the worst movies of all time.
    (DTnet, 5/19/97)

1987        The film “Jocks" featured Mariska Hargitay.
    (SSFC, 2/13/05, Par p.16)

1987        The film "The Kindred" starred Rod Steiger.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)

1987        The film "La Bamba" starred Elizabeth Pena, Esai Morales and Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 3/16/97, DB p.47)(SFEC, 2/14/99, Par p.26)(SSFC, 6/23/02, Par p.18)

1987        The film "The Last Emperor" starred Joan Chen. It was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and swept all Oscar awards.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, T8)(SFC, 3/25/97, p.A1)(SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.54)

1987        The film "Leonard Part 6" starred Bill Cosby.
    (SSFC, 10/19/03, Par p.22)

1987        The film "Light of Day" starred singer Joan Jett, Gena Rowlands and Michael J. Fox.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.48)

1987        Timothy Dalton starred in the James Bond movie "The Living Daylights." World wide receipts totaled $191 mil.   
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. B1)

1987        The film "The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne" with Maggie Smith and Bob Hoskins was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1987        The film "Made in Heaven" featured Kelly McGillis and Timothy Hutton.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, Par p.22)(SSFC, 5/27/01, Par p.22)

1987        The film “Malone" starred Lauren Hutton.
    (SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)

1987        The film "Maurice" starred Hugh Grant, James Wilby and Rupert Graves. It was directed by Merchant Ivory and was based on a 1914 novel by E.M. Forster.
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.37)(SSFC, 11/26/00, DB p.55)

1987        The film “Meatballs III" starred Patrick Dempsey.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1987        The film "A Month in the Country with Kenneth Branagh was produced.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, Par p.14)

1987        The film "Moonstruck" starred Cher and Nicolas Cage. Cher won an Oscar for best actress. It also featured Olympia Dukakis and John Mahoney. Dukakis was won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(SFC, 2/13/98, p.C5)

1987        The film "Morgan Stewart’s Coming Home" featured Jon Cryer and was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)(SSFC, 4/18/04, Par p.22)

1987        The film “Mosquito Coast" was directed by Peter Weir.
    (SFEC, 5/31/98, DB p.37)

1987        The film “Nadine" starred Gwen Verdon.
    (SFEC, 12/20/98, Par p.14)

1987        The film "The Night Stalker" starred Joan Chen.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)

1987        The film “Nightmare on Elm Street: Dream Warriors" featured Patricia Arquette.
    (SSFC, 12/4/05, Par p.22)

1987        The film "No Way Out" starred Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman and Sean Young. It was directed by Roger Donaldson.
    (SSFC, 1/21/01, DB p.45)

1987        The film "O.C. & Stiggs" featured Jon Cryer and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SSFC, 4/18/04, Par p.22)(SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1987        The film “Orphans" was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)

1987        The film "Outlaw Force" was produced.
    (SSFC, 11/25/01, p.A28)

1987        The film "Outrageous Fortune" featured Robert Pastorelli.
    (SFC, 2/10/04, p.A23)

1987        Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Iranian director, made his film “The Peddler," described by Film Comment as the strongest hell-on-earth film since "Taxi driver."
    (SFC, 5/14/97, p.E1)

1987        The film “Planes, Trains and Automobiles" starred Kevin Bacon.
    (SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1987        The film "A Prayer for the Dying" starred Mickey Roark and alan Bates. It  was completed by Mike Hodges, who disowned it.
    (SFEC, 7/30/00, DB p.51)

1987        The film "Predator" starred Jesse Ventura.
    (SSFC, 6/15/03, Par p.18)

1987        The film "Prick Up Your Ears" featured Alfred Molina and was directed by Stephen Frears. It was a biographical portrait of playwright Joe Orton.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, DB p.43)(SSFC, 9/29/02, Par p.18)

1987        The film "The Princess Bride" featured Mandy Patinkin.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)

1987        The film "The Principal" featured Esai Morales.
    (SSFC, 6/23/02, Par p.18)

1987        The film "Project A, Part II" starred and was directed by Jackie Chan.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.52)

1987        The film "Promised Land" featured Tracy Pollan.
    (SSFC, 2/2/03, Par p.A13)

1987        The film "Radio Days" starred Seth Green and was directed by Woody Allen.
    (WSJ, 12/3/99, p.W16)(SSFC, 12/17/00, Par p.12)

1987        The film “Raising Arizona" with Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter and John Goodman was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, DB p.43)(SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.46)

1987        The film “Real Men" with John Belushi and John Ritter was partly filmed in Hanford, Ca.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, p.T3)

1987        The film “Revenge of the Nerds: Nerds in Paradise" featured Courtney Thorne-Smith.
    (SFEC, 8/1/99, Par p.19)

1987        The film "RoboCop" starred Miguel Ferrer.
    (SSFC, 1/28/03, Par p.A18)

1987        The film "The Rosary Murders" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/15/02, p.D18)

1987        The 3* film "Roxanne" with Steve Martin and Daryl Hannah was about a long-nosed fire chief who woos an astronomy student.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SSFC, 2/14/04, Par p.18)

1987        The film "Russkies" featured Joaquin Phoenix.
    (SSFC, 3/5/06, Par p.20)

1987        The film “Sammie and Rosie Get Laid" was directed by Stephen Frears.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, DB p.43)

1987        The film "The Secret of My Success" starred Cindy Crawford.
    (SSFC, 10/12/02, Par p.30)

1987        The film "Siesta" starred Gabriel Byrne.
    (SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1987        The film “Slamdance" starred Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)

1987        Jul 17, The 1937 Walt Disney movie, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", was re-released in the US.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snow_White_and_the_Seven_Dwarfs_(1937_film))

1987        The film "Someone To Watch Over Me" featured Mimi Rogers and Tom Berenger.
    (SFEC, 7/20/97, Par p.16)(SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)

1987        The film "Some Kind of Wonderful" featured Lea Thompson.
    (SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)

1987        The film "Square Dance" starred Jason Robards and Rob Lowe.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 7/7/02, Par p.14)

1987        The film "Stand and Deliver" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1987        The film "Stranded" starred Maureen O’Sullivan.
    (SJM, 6/24/98, p.4A)

1987        The film "Street Smart" starred Christopher Reeve and Kathy Baker.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)(SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)

1987        The film “Summer School" featured Kirstie Alley, Courtney Thorne-Smith and Mark Harmon.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)(SFEC, 8/1/99, Par p.19)

1987        The film "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace" featured Mariel Hemingway, Jon Cryer and Christopher Reeve.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)(SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)

1987        The film "Sweet Lorraine" featured Edie Falco.
    (SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)

1987        The film "Terror Night" starred Cameron Mitchell and was directed by Andre de Toth.
    (SFC, 11/1/02, p.A28)

1987        The French film “36 Fillette" was directed by Catherine Breillat. It was about a 14-year-old girl's quest to lose her virginity.
    (SFC, 9/29/99, p.D1)

1987        The film "Three Men and a Baby" starred Tom Selleck. It was based on the French film "Trois hommes et un couffin."
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 4/15/01, DB p.50)

1987        The film “Tin Men" was directed by Barry Levinson.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)

1987        The film "The Untouchables" was about Eliot Ness and the FBI agents who helped bring Al Capone to justice. It starred Kevin Costner under the tutelage of former untouchable Albert Woolf (d.1998 at 95). It was directed by Brian DePalma and was written by David Mamet.
    (SFC, 9/12/97, p.A24)(SFC, 3/24/98, p.B2)(SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.58)

1987        The film "Valentino Returns" starred Miguel Ferrer.
    (SSFC, 1/28/03, Par p.A18)

1987        The film “Walk Like a Man" with Howie Mandel was produced.
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, Par p.30)

1987        The film "Wall Street" starred Michale Douglas, Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, John C. McGinley, Daryl Hannah and Hal Holbrook.
    (SFEM, 12/15/96, p.42)(SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)(SSFC, 12/2/01, Par p.4)(SSFC, 2/17/02, Par p.15)

1987        The film "Weeds" starred Nick Nolte and William Forsythe. It was loosely based on the San Quentin and Barbed Wire acting troops founded by Kenneth Whelan (d.2003 at 71).
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A23)

1987        The film "Whales of August" starred Ann Sothern, Bette Davis, Lillian Gish and Vincent Price.
    (SFC, 3/17/01, p.A23)

1987        The Iranian film "Where Is the Friend’s Home" was directed by Abbas Kiarostami.
    (SFEC, 4/23/00, DB p.52)

1987        The film “The Wild Pair" starred Beau Bridges.
    (SFEC, 8/9/98, Par p.18)

1987        The film “Withnail and I" was directed by Bruce Robinson.
    (WSJ, 3/23/99, p.A20)

1987        Leni Riefenstahl (1902-2003), German director, published her autobiography: "Leni Riefenstahl: A Memoir."
    (SFC, 1/19/99, p.B5)

1987        Stephen Spielberg won the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, DB p.51)

Films 1988-xxxx

1988        Apr 11, "The Last Emperor" won best picture at the 60th annual Academy Awards ceremony; Cher won best actress for "Moonstruck," Michael Douglas best actor for "Wall Street."
    (AP, 4/11/98)

1988        The US Film Preservation Act was passed. It established the United States National Film Registry, the National Film Preservation Board's selection of films for preservation in the Library of Congress.
    (SFC, 12/29/11, p.E1)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Film_Registry)

1988        The film "The Accidental Tourist" starred Peggy Converse (d.2001 at 95), Geena Davis and William Hurt.
    (SFC, 3/21/01, p.A23)

1988        The film "The Accused" featured Kelly McGillis and Jodie Foster.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, Par p.22)(SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1988        The film “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" starred Robin Williams."
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1988        The film "Alien from L.A." featured Kathy Ireland.
    (SSFC, 7/14/02, Par p.18)

1988        The film "Alien Nation" starred James Caan and Mandy Patinkin.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)(SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1988        The comedy film "Aloha Summer" featured Ally Walker and big band leader Del Courtney (1910-2006).
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, Par p.14)(SFC, 2/17/06, p.B11)

1988        The film "And God Created Woman" starred Rebecca DeMornay and was again directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1988        The film "Bat-21" was about a heroic 1972 rescue attempt in Vietnam of Air Force Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton by a 6-man helicopter crew. It was based on the 1980 novel by William C. Anderson (d.2003 at 83).
    (SFC,11/20/97, p.A3)(SFC, 5/29/03, p.A19)

1988        The film "Beaches" starred Hector Elizondo and Spalding Gray.
    (SSFC, 7/15/01, Par p.18)(SFC, 1/14/04, p.A5)

1988        The film "The Bear" was about 2 bears trying to escape from hunters.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)

1988        The film "Beetlejuice" starred Sylvia Sidney (d.1999 at 88) was produced featured Robert Goulet.
    (SFEC, 9/15/96, Par p.6)(SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.58)(SFC, 7/2/99, p.D6)

1988        The film "Betrayed" starred Tom Berenger.
    (SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1988        The film "Big" was ranked 42nd most funny film in 2000.
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)

1988        The French film "The Big Blue" by Luc Besson with Jean Reno was inspired by the rivalry between divers Jacques Mayol (d.2001 at 74) of France and Enzo Maiorca of Italy.
    (SFC, 7/16/96, p.E4)

1988        The film "Big Business" starred Seth Green.
    (SSFC, 12/17/00, Par p.12)

1988        The film "Big City" featured Kelly Lynch.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)

1988        The film "Big Top, Pee-wee" starred Penelope Ann Miller.
    (SSFC, 1/20/02, Par p.18)

1988        The film "Big Time" was made by Tom Waits.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.52)

1988        The film "Biloxi Blues" starred Penelope Ann Miller.
    (SSFC, 1/20/02, Par p.18)

1988        Clint Eastwood made his film "Bird," an ode to Jazz musician Charlie Parker.
    (SFC,10/31/97, p.C7)

1988        The film "Bright Lights, Big City" starred Jason Robards and Tracy Pollan.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 2/2/03, Par p.A13)

1988        The film "Broadcast News" with Holly Hunter, Joan Cusack and William Hurt was written and directed by James L. Brooks.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)(SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.46)

1988        The film "Bull Durham" starred Kevin Costner and Susan Sarandon and focused on baseball life in the minor leagues.
    (SFEC, 7/4/99, DB p.43)(SSFC, 1/21/01, DB p.45)

1988        The British film "Buster" starred Stephanie Lawrence.
    (SFC, 11/8/00, p.B7)

1988        The film "Caddyshack II" featured Robert Stack. It was another bad comedy about misadventures at a country club.
    (Hem., 7/96, p.101)(SFC, 5/16/03, p.A2)

1988        The French film "Camille Claudel" starred Isabel Adjani, Laurent Gevrill and Gerard Depardieu. It was directed by Bruno Nuytten.
    (SSFC, 2/18/01, DB p.52)

1988        The Asian film "Carnal Desire" was directed by Fan Ho.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1988        The film "Casual Sex?" featured Lea Thompson.
    (SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)

1988        The film "Cinema Paradiso" by Giuseppe Tornatore was about life in a Sicilian town following WW II.
    (WSJ, 8/7/98, p.W4)

1988        The film "Clara’s Heart" starred Whoopi Goldberg.
    (SSFC, 1/14/01, Par p.26)

1988        The film "Clean and Sober" featured Kathy Baker.
    (SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)

1988        The film "Cocktail" with Tom Cruise, Kelly Lynch and Elisabeth Shue was produced.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.7)(SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)

1988        The film "Cocoon, The Return" starred Brian Dennehy, Gwen Verdun, Hume Cronyn and his wife, Jessica Tandy.
    (SFEC,11/30/97, DB p.49)(SFEC, 12/20/98, Par p.14)

1988        The film "Colors" starred Robert Duvall.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)

1988        The film "The Couch Trip" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1988        The film "Crossing Delancey" starred Amy Irving and Peter Riegert was about a romance between an upwardly mobile woman and a pickle merchant.
    (SFC, 2/13/98, p.C5)

1988        The film "A Cry in the Dark" featured Sam Neill and Meryl Streep. It was based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain who was accused in the murder of her baby daughter who was dragged away by a dingo.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 3/14/99, DB p.40)

1988        The film "The Cyclist" was directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf. It was about an Afghani refugee who raises money for his dying wife by riding a bicycle for 7 days as people bet on him.
    (SFEC, 4/23/00, DB p.52)

1988        The film "Dangerous Liaisons" starred Glenn Close and was directed by Stephen Frears.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)(SFEC, 1/10/99, DB p.43)

1988        The film "Dead Heat" starred Treat Williams.
    (SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1988        The film "Dead Ringer" starred Jill Hennessy.
    (SSFC, 2/4/01, Par p.8)

1988        The film "Decline Part II" by Penelope Spheeris documented the musical metal scene.
    (SFEC, 8/2/98, DB p.12)

1988        The film "Die Hard" featured James Shigeta.  In 2001 it was rated the #39 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SFC, 7/31/14, p.D2)

1988        The film "Dirty, Rotten Scoundrels" starred Michael Caine. It was based on the 1964 film “Bedtime Story."
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)(SFC, 3/26/05, p.B5)

1968        The film "Drowning by Numbers" was directed by Peter Greenaway.
    (SFEC, 8/6/00, DB p.63)

1988        The Australian film “The Dunera Boys" was based on the story of 2,000 Jews who fled to England from Austria Germany in 1940 and were put on the passenger ship Dunera bound for Australia, where they were interned in camps until 1942.
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    (SFC, 10/8/05, p.B5)

1988        The baseball film “Eight Men Out" was directed by John Sayles. It was the story of the Black Sox scandal of 1919, when the Chicago White Sox threw the World Series. It was based on the book "Eight men Out" by Eliot Asinof.
    (SFC, 7/14/96, DB p.33)(SFC, 7/14/96, DB p.33)

1988        The film "Everybody’s All-American" featured John Goodman Timothy Hutton and Dennis Quaid.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 5/27/01, Par p.22)

1988        The Japanese horror film “Evil Dead Trap" starred Miyuki Ono and was directed by Toshiharu Ikeda.
    (SFC, 10/26/98, p.D2)

1988        The comedy film “A Fish Called Wanda" starred John Cleese, Kevin Kline and Jamie Lee Ccurtis. It was directed by Charles Crichton (d.1999 at 89).
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D1)(SFC, 9/16/99, p.A25)

1988        The film “Friends" with Lena Olin was made.
    (SFEC, 2/16/97, Par. p.26)

1988        The film "Five Corners" starred John Turturro.
    (SSFC, 1/13/02, Par p.20)

1988        The film "Funny Farm" was directed by George Roy Hill. It featured Sarah Michelle Gellar (11).
    (SFEC, 7/6/97, Par p.18)(SFC, 12/28/02, p.A2)

1988        The film “Ghost Town" starred Catherine Hickland.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, Par p.20)

1988        The film "Glitz" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/15/02, p.D18)

1988        The film "The Good Mother" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1988        The film “Gorillas in the Mist" was about gorilla researcher Dian Fossey who worked with the mountain gorillas of Volcano Nat'l. Park in Rwanda.
    (SFEC, 7/4/99, p.T3)

1988        The Japanese anime film “Grave of the Fireflies" was made by Isao Takahata.  It was based on Akiyuki Nosaka’s autobiographical novel (1967) of the same name recounting raids on Kobe in March 1945.
    (SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.9)(Econ., 4/4/15, p.16)

1988        The film “The Great Outdoors" fetured Annette Bening."
    (SFCM, 10/3/04, p.16)

1988        The film "Hairspray" starred Ricki Lake, Coleen Fitzpatrick, Divine, Sonny Bono and Deborah Harry. It was directed by John Waters.
    (SFEC, 7/2/00, DB p.40)

1988        The film "A Handful of Dust" starred Alec Guinness and Dame Judi Dench.
    (SFC, 8/7/00, p.A15)(SSFC, 3/24/02, Par p.26)

1988[?]    The film “Heartbreak Hotel" starred Tuesday Weld.
    (SFC, 9/22/96, DB p.55)

1988        The film “Heat and Sunlight" with Bill Ackridge (d.1998 at 72) was produced. It was about 7 elderly insurance salesmen from Hoboken N.J. gossiping at a SF cafe. It was directed by Rob Nilsson and won a prize at Sundance.
    (SFC, 3/18/98, p.A19)(SFC, 7/31/99, p.C1)

1988        The German film “Herbstmilch" was directed by Joseph Vilsmaiar. It was about a woman’s Bavarian country childhood.
    (WSJ, 2/5/98, p.A20)

1988        The Australian film “High Tide" with Judy Davis was directed by Gillian Armstrong.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1988        The film “The House on Carroll Street" featured Mandy Patinkin.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)

1988        The film "Illegaly Yours" featured Rob Lowe.
    (SSFC, 7/7/02, Par p.14)

1988        The film "I’m Gonna Git You Sucka" was produced by Raymond Katz.
    (SFC, 3/30/00, p.C5)

1988        The film “In a Shallow Grave" starred Patrick Dempsey.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1988        The film "Journey’s End" starred Jeremy Northam.
    (SSFC, 5/6/01, Par p.24)

1988        The film “Kansas" featured Kyra Sedgwick.
    (SSFC, 8/7/05, Par p.18)

1988        Max von Sydow wrote and directed the film “Katinka" based on the Danish book by Herman Bang.
    (SFEC, 4/20/97, DB p.47)

1988        The film "A Killing Affair" featured Kathy Baker.
    (SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)

1988        The film “The Last Temptation of Christ" starred Willem Dafoe and Harvey Keitel and was directed by Martin Scorsese.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SFC, 4/29/99, p.C10)

1988        Michel Deville made his film “La Lectrice" with Maria Casares (1922-1996).
    (SFC, 11/25/96, p.B2)

1988        The Italian film "The Little Devil" (Il Piccolo Diavolo) starred Roberto Benigni and Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 4/2/99, p.C3)

1988        The film "Little Dorrit" starred Alec Guinness. It ran for 357 minutes.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.16)(SFC, 8/7/00, p.A15)

1988        The film "Little Nikita" starred Sidney Poitier.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)

1988        Nigel Finch made his BBC film version of David  Leavitt’s "The Lost Language of Cranes."
    (SFEC, 7/21/96, DB p.32)

1988        The horror film “Lurkers" was produced. The screenplay was by Ed Kelleher.
    (SFC, 5/23/05, p.B4)

1988        The film "Madame Sousatzka" starred Shirley MacLaine and was directed by John Schlesinger.
    (SFC, 7/26/03, p.A22)

1988        The film "Married to the Mob" featured Matthew Modine and Joan Cusack.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)(SSFC, 4/1/01, Par p.18)

1988        The film “Memories of Me" with Robert Pastorelli was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/29/97, Par p.22)

1988        The film "Midnight Run" starred Dennis Farina.
    (SSFC, 6/3/01, Par p.18)

1988        The film “Miles From Home" starred Brian Dennehy.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)

1988        The film "Mississippi Burning" starred Gene Hackman. It was based on the 1964 murder of three young civil rights workers, Andrew Goodman 20, Michael Schwerner 24, and James Chaney 21, in Mississippi.
    (SFEC, 2/16/97, p.A12)(SSFC, 12/30/01, Par p.16)

1988        The 2* film “Moon Over Parador" was about US actor forced to play a dead dictator.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1988        The film “Mr. North" starred Robert Mitchum.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1988        The film “Mr. Universe" featured Mariska Hargitay.
    (SSFC, 2/13/05, Par p.16)

1988        The Japanese anime film “My Neighbor" was made by Hayao Miyazaki.
    (SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.9)

1988        The film "My Stepmother Is an Alien" starred Kim Bassinger, Alyson Hannigan and Seth Green.
    (SFC, 7/11/96, p.D4)(SSFC, 12/17/00, Par p.12)

1988        The film "Mystic Pizza" starred Julia Roberts, Annabeth Gish and Vincent D'Onofrio.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, Par p.5)(SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)

1988        The film "Naked Gun," a movie based on TV's "Police Squad," was released.
    (http://tinyurl.com/gbm6c)

1988        The film "A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon" featured Matthew Perry.
    (SSFC, 4/4/04, Par p.34)

1988        Disney released its animated musical “Oliver."
    (SFC, 9/27/96, p.C12)

1988        The film “Outback Bound" was made near Broken Hill in New South Wales, Australia.
    (Hem., 2/97, p.92)

1988        The Hong Kong film “Painted Faces" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1988        The Hong Kong film “Paper Marriage" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1988        The film "Pascali’s Island" featured Helen Mirren.
    (SSFC, 2/3/02, Par p.14)

1988        The Swedish film “Pelle the Conqueror" with Max von Sydow won the Cannes Festival Palme d’Or. It was based on the Danish classic by Martin Anderson Nexo about an illiterate 19th century farmer.
    (SFEC, 4/20/97, DB p.47)

1988        The film "Permanent Record" featured Kathy Baker.
    (SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)

1988        The film “Portrait of a White Marriage" starred Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1988        The film “The Presidio" starred Sean Connery and Mark Harmon. It was filmed in SF.
    (SFEC, 10/10/99, DB p.49)

1988        The horror film “Prime Evil" was produced. The screenplay was by Ed Kelleher.
    (SFC, 5/23/05, p.B4)

1988        The film “Punchline" featured John Goodman.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)

1988        The film "Purple People Eater" starred Sheb Wooley, Ned Beatty and Shelley Winters. Wooley sang the 1958 hit song of the same name.
    (SFC, 9/18/03, p.A21)

1988        The cartoon film “Rabbit Ears: Pecos Bill" featured Robin Williams as narrator.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1988        The film "Rain Man" starred Alex Trebek. It was produced by Jon Peters and Peter Guber and directed by Barry Levinson and won the Oscar for Best Picture and Best Director of this year.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, BR p.8)(SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)(SSFC, 8/25/02, Par p.18)

1988        The film "Rambo III" was produced.
    (WSJ, 7/10/98, p.B1)

1988        The film "Robowar" starred Catherine Hickland.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, Par p.20)

1988        The film "Rocket Gibraltar" starred Sara Rue.
    (SSFC, 6/22/03, Par p.14)

1988        The film "Running on Empty" starred River Phoenix and Christine Lahti. It was based on the lives of Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers, members of the Weather Underground.
    (SFEC,10/19/97, Par p.26)(SFC, 7/21/03, p.D1)

1988        The film "Russkies" was produced.
    (SFC, 4/22/97, p.D5)

1988        The film "School Daze" starred Ossie Davis and was directed by Spike Lee.
    (SFEC, 10/20/96, Par, p.24)(SFC, 1/19/99, p.A11)

1988        The film "Shakedown" starred Kelly Rutherford.
    (SFEC, 6/7/98, Par. p.20)

1988        The film "She's Having a Baby" starred Kevin Bacon.
    (SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1988        The film "Shoot To Kill" featured Kirstie Alley and Tom Berenger.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)(SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1988        The film "A Soldier’s Tale" starred Gabriel Byrne.
    (SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1988        The film "Some Girls" featured Jennifer Connely (16) and Patrick Demposey.
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1988        The film "Stand and Deliver" was produced. Jaime Escalante (1930-2010) became famous for his work with troubled, "unteachable" high school math students. His story was told in this film.
    (www.biography.com/people/jaime-escalante-189368)(SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.46)

1988        The film “Stealing Home" featured Jodie Foster.
    (SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1988        The film "Stormy Monday" was directed by Mike Figgis. It starred Melanie Griffith and Sting and was the director’s debut.
    (SFEC,12/797, DB p.63)

1988        The film “Suicide Club" featured Mariel Hemingway.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1988        The film “Sunset" featured Mariel Hemingway.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1988        The film "Suspicion" starred Jeremy Northam.
    (SSFC, 5/6/01, Par p.24)

1988        The film “Switching Channels" starred Burt Reynolds and Christopher Reeve.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)

1988        The film "Talk Radio" featured John C. McGinley.
    (SSFC, 2/17/02, Par p.15)

1988        The film “Taxi Killer" starred Catherine Hickland.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, Par p.20)

1988        The documentary film "The Thin Blue Line" was directed by Errol Morris. It was about a man falsely convicted and sentenced to death for murdering a policeman.
    (SFEM,10/19/97, DB p.51)(SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.52)

1988        The film “Things Change" starred Don Ameche as an aging shoemaker who agrees to take the rap for a mob murder but gets one last adventure before his arrest.  It was written by David Mamet and Shel Silverstein.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.58)

1988        The film “Throw Mama from the Train" with Oprah Winfrey was produced.
    (SFC,10/26/97, Par p.12)

1988        The animated film “Tin Toy," produced by Pixar, won an Oscar.
    (Econ, 5/24/08, p.107)

1988        The film “Toxic Avenger: Part II" was produced by the New York based Troma studio, founded by Lloyd Kaufman.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, DB p.52)

1988        The British film "Track 29" was directed by Nicolas Roeg (1928-2018).
    (SFC, 11/27/18, p.C2)

1988        The film “Troma's War" was produced by the New York based Troma studio, and directed by founder Lloyd Kaufman.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, DB p.52)

1988        The film “Tucker: the Man and His Dream" starred Lloyd Bridges and his son Jeff.
    (SFC, 3/11/98, p.A4)

1988        The film "Twins" starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and David Caruso.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)

1988        The film “The Unbearable Lightness of Being" with lena Olin was produced by Saul Zaentz. It was directed by Philip Kaufman and based on the 1984 book by Czech author Milan Kundera.
    (SFEC, 11/17/96, DB p.39)(SFC, 5/23/12, p.E2)

1988        The film “The Unholy" with Hal Holbrook was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)

1988        The Dutch film "The Vanishing" was directed gy George Sluizer. An American 1993 remake was also directed by Sluizer.
    (SFEC, 8/1/99, DB p.48)(SSFC, 4/15/01, DB p.50)

1988        The film “War Zone Hero" starred Catherine Hickland.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, Par p.20)

c1988        The film “What Do You Say" to a Naked Lady was made by Allen Funt of Candid Camera.
    (SFC, 6/26/98, p.D4)

1988        The film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit" was directed by Robert Zemeckis. The film was the first to integrate hand drawn animation into live action. Frank Sinatra was one voice.
    (WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R6)(SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1988        The film "Willow" starred Billy Barty as the wizard.
    (SSFC, 12/24/00, p.B5)

1988        Wim Wenders directed "Wings of Desire." It was an angel movie inspired by the poetic imagery of Rilke. It was produced by Anatole Dauman (d.1998 at 73) of Argos Films.
    (MT, Fall ‘96, p.14)(SFC, 4/9/98, p.C14)(SFEC, 4/26/98, DB p.56)

1988        The film “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" starred Antonio Banderas and Carmen Maura. It was directed by Pedro Almodovar.
    (WSJ, 9/5/97, p.A10)(SFEC, 10/10/99, Par p.5)

1988        The film "Working Girl" starred Warren Beatty, Harrison Ford, Joan Cusack and Melanie Griffith. It was directed by Mike Nichols.
    (SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)(SFEC, 4/18/99, DB p.45)

1988        The film "A World Apart" with Barbara Hershey was directed by Mitchell Leisen.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1988        The film "Young Guns" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1988        Kirk Douglas, actor, published his autobiography, "The Ragman's Son."
    (SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)

1988        Elia Kazan, film director, published his 825-page autobiography "A Life."
    (SFC, 6/5/99, p.B8)

1989        Mar 29, The film “Cocktail" won the 9th Golden Raspberry Awards.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1988_Golden_Raspberry_Awards)

1989        May 24, The US film "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" premiered nationwide.
    (http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1800080788/info)

1989        Jul 11, Laurence Olivier (b.1907), British actor, director and producer, died in West Sussex, UK. In 1991 Donald Spoto authored the biography “Laurence Olivier." In 2005 Terry Coleman authored the biography “Olivier." In 2013 Philip Ziegler authored the biography “Olivier."
    (AP, 7/11/99)(SSFC, 11/13/05, p.M6)(Econ, 10/15/05, p.92)(Econ, 9/7/13, p.82)

1989        Oct 6, Actress Bette Davis died in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, at age 81. In 2006 Charlotte Chandler authored “The Girl Who Walked Home Alone," a personal biography of Davis.
    (AP, 10/6/97)(WSJ, 3/4/06, p.P8)

1989        The film "The Abyss" starred Ed Harris and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. It was directed by James Cameron. He cut it from 180 to 140 minutes. It was later released in its full version. Industrial Light and Magic created the first computer-generated 3-D creature to be integrated into live-action film.
    (SFC,12/24/97, p.C7)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R6)(SFEC, 6/21/98, Par p.5)

1989        The film "After Midnight" starred Marg helgenberger.
    (SSFC, 4/22/01, Par p.18)

1989        The film "Always" with Audrey Hepburn, Marg Helgenberger and John Goodman was directed by Steven Spielberg and filmed in Moses Lake and Montana. This was Hepburn's last film.
    (PNI, 2/5/97, p.14)(SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.37)(SSFC, 4/22/01, Par p.18)

1989        The film "Around the World in 80 Days" was based on a BBC series with Michael Palin on a quest to recreate the fictional journey of Phineas Fogg.
    (SFEC, 7/18/99, p.T2)

1989        The film "Back to the Future, Part II" featured Elisabeth Shue and Lea Thompson.
    (SSFC, 3/4/01, Par p.18)(SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)

1989        The film "Backtrack" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1989        The film "Bagdad Café" was directed by Percy Adlon and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1989        The film "The Big Picture" starred J.T. Walsh (d.1998 at 54), Teri Hatcher and Kevin Bacon.
    (SFEC, 7/19/98, DB p.53)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1989        The film "Black Rain" starred Michael Douglas and was directed by Ridley Scott.
    (WSJ, 9/12/97, p.A20)(SSFC, 4/6/03, Par p.24)

1989        The film "Black Rainbow" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1989        The film "Bloodhounds of Broadway" featured Esai Morales.
    (SSFC, 6/23/02, Par p.18)

1989        The film "Born on the Fourth of July" featured Tom Berenger and Kyra Sedgwick. It portrayed the riots outside the Republican National Convention in 1972.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, Par p.2)(SFEC, 9/6/98, DB p.53)

1989        The UN produced the film "Breaking Barriers." It was about the disabled.
    (SFC, 8/26/97, p.E4)

1989        The film "Breaking In" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1989        The film "Call From Space" featured Billy Campbell.
    (SFEC, 4/30/00, Par p.22)

1989        The film "Casualties of War" featured John Leguizamo and John C. Reilly. It was directed by Brian De Palma based on an atrocity committed 20 years earlier by American soldiers in Vietnam.
    (SSFC, 7/13/03, Par p.12)(SSFC, 8/29/04, Par p.18)(Econ, 10/13/07, p.100)

1989        The film "Cat Chaser" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/15/02, p.D18)

1989        The film “Christmas Vacation" featured Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
    (SSFC, 3/19/06, Par p.24)

1989        The film "Commisar" was directed by Aleksandr Askoldov and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1989        The film "Cookie" starred Ricki Lake.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)

1989        The film "The Cook, the Thief, his Wife & her Lover" starred Alex Kingston and Helen Mirren.
    (SFEC, 9/24/00, Par p.14)(SSFC, 2/3/02, Par p.14)

1989        The film "Cousins" starred William Peterson.
    (SSFC, 3/31/02, Par p.14)

1989        The film "Crimes and Misdemeanors" starred Anjelica Huston, Jerry Orbach and Martin Landau. It was directed by Woody Allen. A man has his emotionally unbalanced lover murdered.
    (SFC, 2/6/98, p.C14)(SFC, 12/30/04, p.A2)

1989        The film "Criminal Law" starred Kevin Bacon.
    (SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1989        The film "Dad" featured Jack Lemmon and Kathy Baker.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)

1989        The Australian film "Dead Calm" featured Sam Neill and Billy Zane. It was directed by Philip Noyce.
    (SFEC,12/21/97, DB p.51)(SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)

1989        The film “Dead Poets Society" starred Robin Williams.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, Par p.5)

1989        The film “Dead Solid Perfect" with Randy Quaid was produced. It was about a pro golfer in search of the nicest put, the best women and the perfect drink.
    (Hem., 7/96, p.101)

1989        The film "DeepStar Six" starred Miguel Ferrer.
    (SSFC, 1/28/03, Par p.A18)

1989        Spike Lee made his film "Do the Right Thing" with Ossie Davis.
    (SFC, 8/16/96, p.D11)

1989        The film "Dream a Little Dream" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1989        The film "Driving Miss Daisy" with Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman was produced. It was based on a play by Alfred Uhry. At the 1990 Academy Awards "Driving Miss Daisy" won for best picture and Jessica Tandy won as best actress for her role.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)(SFC, 12/22/99, p.C8)

1989        The film "Drug Store Cowboy" featured Kelly Lynch and was directed by Gus Van Sant.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)(SFCM, 12/17/00, p.18)

1989        The film "Enemies, A Love Story" starred Anjelica Huston and Lena Olin. It was directed by Paul Mazursky (1930-2014).
    (SFEC, 2/16/97, Par. p.26)(SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.14)(SFC, 7/2/14, p.E4)

1989        The film "Enemy of the People" from India was directed by Satyajit Ray.
    (SFC, 9/5/01, p.D2)

1989        The documentary film "Entertaining the Troops" featured Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1989        The film "The Fabulous Baker Boys" starred Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges. It was about a romance between a singer and a piano player.
    (SFC, 2/13/98, p.C5)(SFEC, 8/9/98, Par p.18)

1989        The film "Family Business" featured Bill McCutcheon (d.2002 at 77)
    (SFC, 1/11/02, p.A19)

1989        The film "Far From Home" starred Drew Barrymore.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)

1989        The film "Fat Man and Little Boy" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1989        The comedy film "Fear, Anxiety & Depression" was a first effort by director by Todd Solondz.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, DB p.54)

1989        The baseball film "Field of Dreams" starred Ray Liotta. The film site later became a hot issue due to visitors and property rights squabbles.
    (SFC, 9/3/96, p.D4)(SSFC, 4/8/01, Par p.20)

1989        The thriller film "Friday Night II" starred Roddy McDowall.
    (SFC, 10/9/98, p.C12)

1989        The Italian film "Forever Mary" was made.
    (SFC, 2/14/97, p.D5)

1989        The film "Ganheddo" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1989        The film "Ghostbusters II" starred Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson.
    (SFEC, 2/28/99, Par p.16)(SFEC, 9/17/00, Par p.34)

1989        The film "Glory" with Denzel Washington" and Andre Braugher portrayed black soldiers in the Civil War. It was directed by Edward Zwick and Washington won an Oscar for his performance.
    (SFC, 9/11/96, p.C1)(SFC, 3/25/97, p.A15)(SSFC, 2/4/01, DB p.67)

1989        The film "Great Balls of Fire" starred Dennis Quaid.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)

1989        The film "Gross Anatomy" with Christine Lahti and Matthew Modine was produced.
    (SFEC,10/19/97, Par p.26)(SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)

1989        The film "Happy Together" starred Patrick Dempsey.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1989        The film "Harlem Nights" featured Della Reese.
    (SFEC, 1/19/97, Par p.22)

1989        The comedy film "Heathers" starred Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater, and Winona Ryder as a disaffected teen. The satire on American high school life was written by Daniel Waters.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.50)

1989        The film "Henry V" starred Kenneth Branagh, Paul Scofield and Dame Judi Dench.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, Par p.14)(SSFC, 3/24/02, Par p.26)(AP, 3/20/08)

1989        The film "Her Alibi" starred Tom Selleck.
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)

1989        The film "High Hopes" was directed by Mike Leigh and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1989        The film "High Stakes" was produced with 12-year-old Sarah Michelle Gellar.
    (SFEC, 7/6/97, Par p.18)

1989        The film "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" premiered.
    (MC, 5/24/02)

1989        The film "An Innocent Man" starred Tom Selleck.
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)

1989        The film "Jacknife" featured Kathy Baker.
    (SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)

1989        The film "The January Man" starred Rod Steiger and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)(SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)

1989        The film "Kill Me Again" was directed by John Dahl.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, DB p.50)

1989        The film "King of the Wind" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1989        The film "Kinjite" was directed by J. Lee Thompson (d.2002). It was his last film.
    (SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1989        The documentary film "Kumu Hula: Keepers of a Culture" was made by Robert Mugge.
    (SFEM, 9/26/99, p.12)

1989        The film "Last Exit to Brooklyn" starred Ricki Lake and Stephen Lang. It was directed by Uli Edel and was based on the book by Hubert Selby Jr. (d.2004).
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)(SFC, 4/27/04, p.B7)

1989        The film "Let’s Get Lost" was made by Bruce Weber and featured jazz-man Chet Baker.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.52)

1989        Timothy Dalton starred in the James Bond movie "License To Kill." World wide receipts totaled $156 mil.   
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. B1)

1989        The Disney cartoon musical film "The Little Mermaid" was produced.
    (SFC,11/13/97, p.C1)

1989        The film "Little Monsters" with Howie Mandel was produced.
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, Par p.30)

1989        The film “Look Who’s Talking" starred George Segal and Kirstie Alley.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)(SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)

1989        The film “Loverboy" starred Patrick Dempsey and Dylan Walsh.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1989        The film “Maddalena Z" with Bill Ackridge (d.1998 at 72) was produced. It was about an aging Italian-American fisherman aroused by a college student engaged in an academic study of fishermen.
    (SFC, 3/18/98, p.A19)

1989        The film "Major League" starred Tom Berenger.
    (SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1989        The film “The Mighty Quinn" featured Mimi Rogers.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)

1989        The film “Millennium" starred Cheryl Ladd.
    (SFEC, 8/15/99, Par p.18)

1989        The film “Miss Firecracker" starred Holly Hunter and Mary Steenburgen in a film that contrasts two types of Southern women.
    (SFC, 7/4/98, p.E4)

1989        The Costa-Gavras film “The Music Box" with Jessica Lange and Armin Mueller-Stahl was produced. It was about an accused war criminal defended by his daughter. The filmscript was written by Joe Eszterhas
    (WSJ, 11/22/96, p.A14)(SFEM, 9/28/97, p.9)

1989        The film "My Left Foot" with Daniel Day-Lewis a biography of disabled Irish artist and writer Christy Brown. At the 1990 Academy Awards Daniel Day-Lewis won for best actor in the film "My Left Foot."
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)(SFC, 12/22/99, p.C8)

1989        The film "My Name is Bill W…" starred JoBeth Williams and James Woods as the founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.5)

1989        The film "Mystery Train" was directed by Jim Jarmusch and featured Joe Strummer (d.2002) of The Clash.
    (WSJ, 12/26/02, p.D10)

1989        The film National Lampoon’s "Christmas Vacation" with E.G. Marshall featured Juliette Lewis.
    (SFC, 10/12/97, Par p.22)(SSFC, 8/18/02, Par p.16)

1989        The film "New York Stories" starred Kirsten Dunst. It wedded three short works by Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese.
    (SFEC,12/21/97, DB p.58)(SFEC, 8/13/00, Par p.18)

1989        The film "Nobody’s Perfect" was produced.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, Par p.18)

1989        The film "Old Gringo" starred Gregory Peck and Jimmy Smits. It was based on a novel by Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012). The novel was about San Francisco journalist Ambrose Bierce, who disappeared in 1914 at the height of the Mexican Revolution.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 3/19/00, Par p.30)(SFC, 5/16/12, p.C4)

1989        The film "Parenthood" starred Jason Robards, Steve martin, Mary Steenburgen, Tom Hulce, Diane Wiest, Martha Plimpton, Joaquin Phoenix and Keanu Reeves. It was directed by Ron Howard.
    (SFEC, 11/10/96, Par p.5)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 1/7/01, DB p.42)

1989        The Hong Kong film "Pedicab Driver" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1989        The film "Penn & Teller Get Killed" featured Jon Cryer.
    (SSFC, 4/18/04, Par p.22)

1989        The film "Phantom of the Mall: Eric’s Revenge" starred Kelly Rutherford.
    (SFEC, 6/7/98, Par. p.20)

1989        The film "Phantom of the Opera" starred Stephanie Lawrence. It was based on the musical by Andrew Lloyd Weber.
    (SFC, 11/8/00, p.B7)

1989        The film "Physical Evidence" with Burt Reynolds was directed by writer Michael Crichton.
    (SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.2)

1989        The film "Pink Cadillac" featured Bernadette Peters.
    (SFC, 1/2/97, p.A20)(SFEC, 3/21/99, Par p.30)

1989        The film "Reunion" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1989        The film "Road House" featured Kelly Lynch.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)

1989        The film "Roger & Me" was produced by Michael Moore. It showed how General Motors destroyed Flint, Mich. In 1996 Moore published his book Downsize This.
    (SFC, 9/2/96, p.A20)

1989        The film “Rooftops" was directed by Robert Wise.
    (SFC, 9/16/05, p.B8)

1989        The film "The Rose Garden" starred Peter Fonda.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, Par. p.18)

1989        The teen romance film "Say Anything" starred John Cussack and Jeremy Piven. It was written and directed by Cameron Crowe.
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.37)(WSJ, 9/15/00, p.W6)

1989        The film "Sea of Love" starred Ellen Barkin and Al Pacino.
    (SFEM, 12/5/99, p.21)

1989        The film "See You in the Morning" featured Drew Barrymore and was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)(SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)

1989        The film "Sex, Lies, and Videotape" was directed by Steven Soderbergh. It was an audience award winner at the Sundance film festival. It starred James Spader, Andie MacDowell and Peter Gallagher.
    (SFC, 7/10/96, p.E4)(SFC, 1/27/97, p.D1)(SFC, 6/13/97, p.C3)(SFEC, 5/2/99, DB p.53)

1989        The film "Shag" starred Annabeth Gish.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)

1989        The film "She's Out of Control" featured Matthew Perry.
    (SSFC, 4/4/04, Par p.34)

1989        The film "Slaves of New York" starred Bernadette Peters and Anthony LaPaglia.
    (SSFC, 4/14/02, Par p.14)(SSFC, 3/27/05, Par p.16)

1989        The film "Speaking Parts" was directed by Canadian Atom Egoyan. It was about a hotel laundry worker obsessed with watching videos of a bit actor.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C18)

1989        Ettore Scolla’s film "Splendor" was produced with co-stars Marcello Mastroianni and Massimo Troisi.
    (SFC, 5/17/96, p.E1)

1989        The film "Steel Magnolias" starred Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Daryl Hannah, Sam Shepard and Dylan MeDermott.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, Par p.5)(SFEC, 1/10/99, Par p.23)(SFEC, 10/10/99, Par p.22)

1989        The film “Tango & Cash" featured Teri Hatcher.
    (SSFC, 4/16/06, Par p.14)

1989        The film "Tap" featured the tap dancing of the Harold Nicholas.
    (SFC, 7/5/00, p.A19)

1989        The film "Tremors" was partly shot in Lone Pine, Ca.
    (SFEC, 8/17/97, p.T9)

1989        The film "Troop Beverly Hills" featured Craig T. Nelson.
    (BS, 5/3/98, Par p.30)

1989        The film "True Blood" was produced.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, Par p.18)

1989        The film "True Love" featured Anabella Sciorra. It was about a young Italian-American couple on the eve of their wedding.
    (WSJ, 5/15/98, p.W5)(SSFC, 1/15/06, Par p.16)

1989        The film "UHF" with Michael Richards was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, Par p.16)

1989        Mary Beth Moorad (d.1999 at 53) completed her video documentary "Victories," which told the story of 3 women who survived breast cancer.
    (SFC, 3/30/99, p.F4)

1989        The Japanese police drama film "Violent Cop" starred Takeshi Kitano, who also directed.
    (SFC, 8/27/99, p.C3)

1989        The Italian film "The Voice of the Moon" (La Voce Della Luna) starred Roberto Benigni and was the last work directed by Federico Fellini.
    (SFC, 4/2/99, p.C3)

1989        The 3* comedy film "The War of the Roses" starred Michael Douglas. It was about a Washington couple who get a divorce and both get the house.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SSFC, 4/6/03, Par p.24)

1989        The film "When Harry Met Sally" starred Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal and Bruno Kirby. It was directed by Robert Reiner and featured his daughter Tracy as well as his mother.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.56)(SSFC, 2/11/01, DB p.47)

1989        The film "Witchery" starred Catherine Hickland.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, Par p.20)

1989        The film "Winter People" featured Kelly McGillis.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, Par p.22)

1989        The film "Wired" starred J.T. Walsh. It was a bad biography of John Belushi based on a book by Bob Woodward.
    (SFEC, 7/19/98, DB p.53)

1989        The film “Worth Winning" featured Mark Harmon.
    (SSFC, 5/16/04, Par p.26)

1990        Mar 25, 10th Golden Raspberry Awards: “Star Trek V" won.
    (MC, 3/25/02)
1990        Mar 26, "Driving Miss Daisy" won best picture at the 62nd annual Academy Awards and captured the best actress prize for Jessica Tandy; Daniel Day-Lewis was named best actor for "My Left Foot."
    (AP, 3/26/00)
1990        Aug 17, The film "The Exorcist 3" premiered.
    (SC, 8/17/02)

1990        The film “The Adventures of Ford Fairlane" featured Lauren Holly.
    (SSFC, 4/9/06, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Alice" starred Gwen Verdon and Bernadette Peters.
    (SFEC, 12/20/98, Par p.14)(SFEC, 3/21/99, Par p.30)

1990        The biographical film "Angel at My Table" was directed by Jane Campion. It was about Janet Frame (1924-2004), the New Zealand writer who was misdiagnosed as schizophrenic.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)

1990        The film "Arachnophobia" starred Jeff Daniels and John Goodman. It was directed by Frank Marshall.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)(WSJ, 5/3/02, p.W7)

1990        The film "Avalon" was directed by Barry Levinson.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)

1990        The film "Awakenings" starred Robert De Niro, Penelope Ann Miller and Robin Williams. It was based on a book by  neurologist Oliver Sachs (b.7/9/33) who also wrote The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and An Anthropologist on Mars (1995).
    (SFC, 7/14/96, zone 1 p.3)(SSFC, 1/20/02, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Back to the Future, Part III" starred Elisabeth Shue.
    (SSFC, 3/4/01, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Bad Influence" featured Rob Lowe and Marcia Cross.
    (SSFC, 7/7/02, Par p.14)(SSFC, 11/13/05, Par p.28)

1990        The film “Betsy’s Wedding" starred Anthony LaPaglia.
    (SSFC, 3/27/05, Par p.16)

1990        The film "Blue Steel" starred Elizabeth Pena.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, Par p.26)

1990        The Japanese film "Boiling Point" was the first work directed by Takeshi Kitano. It was about a gas station attendant's encounter with a gangster.
    (SFC, 7/26/99, p.E3)

1990        The film "Book of Love" with Danni Nucci was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/30/97, Par. p.12)

1990        The film "Cadillac Man" starred Fran Drescher and Robin Williams.
    (SFEC, 9/27/98, Par p.20)(SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1990        The film "Camp Cucamonga" with Jaleel White was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Checkered Flag" featured Billy Campbell.
    (SFEC, 4/30/00, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Companion" featured Tony Shalhoub.
    (SSFC, 6/1/03, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Coupe de Ville" starred Patrick Dempsey and Annabeth Gish.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Cry-Baby" starred Johnny Depp, Amy Locane, Traci Lords, Troy Donohue, Patti Hearst, and Ricki Lake. It was directed by John Waters.
    (SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)(SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)(SFEC, 7/2/00, DB p.40)

1990        the film "Dances With Wolves" with Robert Pastorelli was one of the three top grossing films of the year in the US. It was rated #75 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R5)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1990        The film "Days of Thunder" starred Robert Duvall and John C. Reilly.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)(SSFC, 8/29/04, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Decalogue" was directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1990        The film "Deaf by Temptation" was produced by the New York based Troma studio, founded by Lloyd Kaufman.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, DB p.52)

1990        The film "Delta Force 2" featured Billy Campbell.
    (SFEC, 4/30/00, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Desperate Hours" featured Kelly Lynch and Mimi Rogers.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)(SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)

1990        The film "Dick Tracy" starred James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman and Madonna.
    (SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)(SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)(SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1990        The film "Die Hard 2: Die Harder" starred Bruce Willis and was directed by Renny Harlin. It was based on the spy thriller “58 Minutes" by Walter Wager (d.2004).
    (WSJ, 7/30/99, p.W4)(SFC, 7/15/04, p.B7)

1990        The Japanese film "Dreams" was directed by Akira Kurosawa. In the film he explores 8 dreams that touch on our precarious relationship to the environment.
    (SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)(SSFC, 6/27/04, p.M4)

1990        The film "Edward Scissorhands" starred Johnny Depp and Kathy Baker.
    (SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)(SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)

1990        The ultraviolent Luc Besson film "Le Femme Nikita" starred Jean Reno.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, DB p.39)(SFEC, 8/6/00, DB p.63)

1990        The film "The Field" with a Richard Harris, John Hurt, Tom Berenger and Brenda Fricker was produced.
    (SFEC, 7/20/97, Par p.16)(SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1990        The film "The First Power" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Flatliners" starred Julia Roberts, Kiefer Sutherland, Hope Davis, and Kevin Bacon.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, Par p.5)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1990        The film "Fools of Fortune" starred Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)

1990        The film "Frankenhooker" was comic horror work about a young man who tries to reconstruct his dead girlfriend using body parts of prostitutes. It starred Patty Mullen, a former Penthouse Pet of the Year.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.62)

1990        The film "The Freshman" starred Penelope Ann Miller.
    (SSFC, 1/20/02, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Ghost" starred Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. It was one of the three top grossing films of the year in the US. Goldberg won an Oscar for her performance.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R5)(SFC, 3/25/97, p.A15)(SSFC, 2/4/01, DB p.67)

1990        The film "Ghosts Can't Do It" starred Anthony Quinn and Bo Derek. It was directed by John Derek.
    (SFEC, 1/2/00, DB p.35)

1990        The film "Ghost Dad" starred Brian Stokes Mitchell and Bill Cosby.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, DB p.14)(SFEC, 11/14/99, Par p.22)

1990        The film "The Godfather, Part III" was directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starred his daughter Sofia and Franc D’Ambrosio.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.56)(SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)

1990        The gangster film "Goodfellas" starred Robert De Niro, Debi Mazar and Ray Liotta. It was directed by Martin Scorsese. It was rated #94 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. The film was based on the book "Wiseguy" (1986) by Nicholas Pileggi, which documented the life story of Henry Hill (1943-2012).
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Hill)(SFEC, 3/2/97, DB p.49)(SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.51)

1990        The film "Green Card" featured Andie Macdowell.
    (SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Gremlins 2: The New Batch" with Howie Mandel was produced.
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, Par p.30)

1990        The film "The Grifters" starred J.T. Walsh, Jeremy Piven, Annette Bening and Angelica Huston and was directed by Stephen Frears and based on a 1963 novel by Jim Johnson.
    (SFEC, 7/19/98, DB p.53)(SFEC, 1/10/99, DB p.43)

1990        The film "The Guardian" starred Miguel Ferrer.
    (SSFC, 1/28/03, Par p.A18)

1990        The film "Happily Ever After" featured the voice of Tracey Ullman.
    (SFEC, 5/7/00, Par p.30)

1990        The film "Havana" with Lena Olin was made.
    (SFC, 2/16/97, Par. p.26)

1990        The film "Henry and June" by Philip Kaufman was a stylish adaptation of Anais Nin’s diaries and starred Maria de Medeiros as Nin and Fred Ward as Henry Miller. The film led the Motion Picture Association of America to create its NC-17 adults only rating.
    (WSJ, 11/24/00, p.W4)

1990        “Home Alone" was one of the three top grossing films of the year in the US.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R5)

1990        The film "House Party" featured Daryl Mitchell.
    (SSFC, 10/5/03, Par p.26)

1990        The film “The Hot Spot" featured Jennifer Connely (18).
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)

1990        The film “The Hunt for Red October" featured Sam Neill and Tim Curry.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)(SSFC, 5/29/05, Par p.18)

1990        The 2* comedy-drama film "I Love You to Death" featured Tracey Ullnman. It was about an unfaithful Italian restaurant owner whose wife tries to kill him.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SFEC, 5/7/00, Par p.30)

1990        The film “In the Spirit" featured “Marlo Thomas."
    (SSFC, 11/21/04, Par p.28)

1990        The film "Internal Affairs" starred Richard Gere.
    (WSJ, 2/23/00, p.W4)

1990        The film “Jacob's Ladder" starred Elizabeth Pena. It was written by Bruce Joel Rubin and directed by Adrian Lyne. It was about a returning Vietnam veteran plagued by visions.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, Par p.26)(SFEC, 8/1/99, DB p.48)

1990        The film "Kindergarten Cop" starred Penelope Ann Miller.
    (SSFC, 1/20/02, Par p.18)

1990        The film “King of New York" featured David Caruso.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)

1990        The French film “La Femme Nikita’ by Luc Besson with Jean Reno was produced. It was remade into the 1993 film "Point of No Return."
    (SFC, 7/16/96, p.E4)(SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.59)

1990        The film “Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones" with Oprah Winfrey was produced. Frank Sinatra was a narrator.
    (SFC,10/26/97, Par p.12)(SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1990        The film "The Long Walk Home" featured Sissy Spacek.
    (SSFC, 11/4/01, Par p.14)

1990        The film “Look Who’s Talking Too" featured Kirstie Alley.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)

1990        The film "Mack the Knife" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1990        The film "Madhouse" featured Kirstie Alley.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)

1990        The film "Memphis Belle" starred Billy Zane and Harry Connick Jr. It was based on the WW II B-17 bomber and crew under Col. Robert Morgan, that survived 25 bombing runs over Europe (1942-1943) without losing a single crew member.
    (SFEC, 7/9/00, Par p.12)(SFC, 5/19/04, p.B8)

1990        The film "Megaville" starred Billy Zane.
    (SFEC, 7/9/00, Par p.12)

1990        The film "Mermaids" starred Winona Ryder, Cher and Christina Ricci.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, DB p.49)

1990        The film "Metropolitan" was written and directed by Whit Stillman. It was about post adolescents on New York City’s Upper East Side.
    (WSJ, 5/15/98, p.W5)

1990        The film "Miller’s Crossing" starred Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden and John Turturro.
    (SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)(SSFC, 1/13/02, Par p.20)

1990        The film "Misery" starred James Caan and Kathy Bates.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.7)

1990        The film "Modern Love " featured Rue McClanahan.
    (SSFC, 10/21/01, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Mr. Destiny" starred Linda Hamilton and Kathy Ireland.
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, Par. p.10)(SSFC, 7/14/02, Par p.14)

1990        The film "Mr. Frost" featured Kathy Baker.
    (SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Mr. and Mrs. Bridge" starred Paul Newman, his wife, Joann Woodward and Kyra Sedgwick.
    (SFEC,11/30/97, DB p.49)(SSFC, 8/7/05, Par p.18)

1990        The film "My 20th Century" was directed by Ildiko Enyedi and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1990        The film "The Nasty Girl" was by German director Michael Verhoeven.
    (SFEC, 7/13/97, DB p.37)

1990        The film "Navy Seals" was produced.
    (SFC, 4/22/97, p.D5)

1990        The Hong Kong cop film "New Kids in Town" was directed by Lau Kar Leung.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1990        The horror film "Night of the Living Dead" was directed by George A. Romero. It was a new version of the original 1968 film.
    (SFC,10/29/97, p.E3)

1990        The film "Pacific Heights" with Matthew Modine was directed by John Schlesinger.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30).(SFC, 7/26/03, p.A22)

1990        The film "Places You Find Love" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1990        The film "Postcards From the Edge" starred Dennis Quaid, Annette Bening and Meryl Streep. It was directed by Mike Nichols and was based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Carrie Fisher.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 3/14/99, DB p.40)(SFC, 11/21/14, p.E5)

1990        The film "Presumed Innocent" starred Brian Dennehy and was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)(SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Pretty Woman" starred Julia Roberts, Hector Elizondo, Jason Alexander and Richard Gere.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, Par p.5)(SSFC, 7/15/01, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Problem Child" with Michael Richards was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, Par p.16)

1990        The film "Pump Up the Volume" was about a shy high school student who vents his anger over a pirate radio station. It was directed by Alan Moyle and starred Christian Slater and Seth Green.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.62)(SSFC, 12/17/00, Par p.12)

1990        The film "Q & A" starred Armand Assante and Timothy Hutton.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)(SSFC, 5/27/01, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Queens Logic" starred Tom Waits and was directed by Steve Rash.
    (SFEC, 4/18/99, DB p.35)

1990        The film "Quick Change" starred Jason Robards and Tony Shalhoub.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1990        The film "Quigley Down Under" starred Tom Selleck.
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Revenge" starred Miguel Ferrer.
    (SSFC, 1/28/03, Par p.A18)

1990        The film “Reversal of Fortune" starred Jeremy Irons.
    (AP, 3/25/01)

1990        The film "Rocky V" was produced.
    (SFC, 11/25/98, p.B4)

1990        The film "Run" starred Patrick Dempsey.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1990        The film "The Russia House" starred Roy Schneider.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, Par p.14)

1990        The film "The Sheltering Sky" starred Debra Winger and John Malkovich and was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. It was based on the novel by Paul Bowles and set in Morocco.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, p.C13)

1990        The film "Shrimp on the Barbie" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1990        The film "A Show of Force" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Sibling Rivalry" featured Kirstie Alley and Scott Bakula.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)(SSFC, 11/25/01, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Side Out" featured Courtney Thorne-Smith.
    (SFEC, 8/1/99, Par p.19)

1990        The film "Sister Act" starred Whoopi Goldberg.
    (SSFC, 1/14/01, Par p.26)

1990        The film "Ski Patrol" starred George Lopez.
    (SSFC, 5/4/03, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Solar Crises" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1990        The film "Spontaneous Combustion" starred Stacy Edwards.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, Par p.22)

1990        The film “State of Grace" starred John C. Reilly.
    (SSFC, 8/29/04, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Stella" starred Bette Midler.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, DB p.49)

1990        The film "Tales From the Darkside" with Julianne Moore was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)

1990        The film "Texasville" starred Annie Potts and Cybill Shepherd.
    (SFEC, 2/28/99, Par p.16)(SSFC, 5/11/03, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Three Men and a Little Lady" starred Tom Selleck.
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)

1990        Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Iranian director, made his film "Time of Love," a depiction of adultery in three segments.
    (SFC, 5/14/97, p.E6)

1990        The sci-fi film "Total Recall" starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Deborah Carrington (1959-2018).
    (SSFC, 6/22/03, Par p.5)(SSFC, 4/1/18, p.C3)

1990        The film "Tremors" starred Kevin Bacon.
    (SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1990        The film "The Two Jakes" was a sequel to Chinatown.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, DB p.47)

1990        The film “Tremors" by Ron Underwood starred Kevin Baker and Robert Ward in a struggle with killer worms.
    (WSJ, 4/11/97, p.A12)

1990        The film The "Unbelievable Truth" featured Edie Falco. It was written and directed by Hal Hartley. It was about a convicted murderer who returns to his hometown.
    (WSJ, 5/15/98, p.W5)(SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)

1990        The film "Until the End of the World" featured Sam Neill.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)

1990        The film "The Vanities" starred Kirsten Dunst and Camryn Manheim.
    (SFEC, 8/13/00, Par p.18)(SFC, 12/31/00, Par p.18)

1990        The film "Vincent and Theo" starred Tim Roth and Paul Rhys as Vincent Van Gogh and his brother Theo. It was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SSFC, 2/18/01, DB p.52)(SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1990        The film "Vital Signs" starred Jimmy Smits.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, Par p.30)

1990        Ettore Scolla’s film "The Voyage of Captain Fracassa" was produced with Massimo Troisi as Pulcinella.
    (SFC, 5/17/96, p.E1)

1990        The film "Where the Heart Is" featured Dabney Coleman and Dylan Walsh.
    (SSFC, 12/16/01, p.16)

1990        The film "Who Shot Patakango" featured Sandra Bullock and Allison Janney.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)(SFEC, 5/21/00, Par p.22)

1990        The David Lynch film "Wild at Heart" was produced. It was based on a novel by Barry Gifford.
    (SFC, 1/4/97, p.E1)(SFC, 2/28/97, p.D1)

1990        The film "The Witches" starred Brenda Blethyn and Anjelica Huston. It was directed by Nicolas Roeg (1928-2018).
    (SFEC, 12/20/98, DB p.60)(SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.14)(SFC, 11/27/18, p.C2)

1990        The film "Young Guns II" starred Lou Diamond Phillips, James Coburn and William Peterson.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)(SSFC, 3/31/02, Par p.14)(SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1990        Ava Gardner, star in 60 films, died at age 67. Her 3 husbands included Mickey Rooney (1942-1943), Artie Shaw (1945-1946) and Frank Sinatra (1951-1957).
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.2)

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1991        Mar 25, "Dances With Wolves" with Kathy Bates and J. Irons won seven Oscars, including best picture, at the 63rd annual Academy Awards.
    (AP, 3/25/01)(MC, 3/25/02)

1991        May 20, The movie "Barton Fink" won the top prizes at the 44th annual Cannes Film Festival.
    (AP, 5/20/01)

1991        The film "Across the Tracks" starred Rick Schroder.
    (SFEC, 11/8/98, Par p.22)

1991        The film "The Addams Family" starred Anjelica Huston.
    (SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.14)

1991        The film "The Adjustor" was directed by Canadian Atom Egoyan. It was about an insurance adjuster who gets involved in his clients’ lives.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C18)

1991        The film "Ambition" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1991        James Stewart spoke in the film "An American Tail 2: Flevel Goes West."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1991        The Hong Kong film "Armour of God II" starred Jackie Chan.
    (SFC,11/28/97, p.C18)

1991        The film "At Play in the Fields of the Lord" featured Tom Berenger and Daryl Hannah.
    (SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)(SSFC, 2/14/04, Par p.18)

1991        Majid Majidi directed his Iranian film "Baduk." It was about children kidnapped by a slave trader.
    (SFC, 7/9/02, p.D2)

1991        The film "Barton Fink" featured John Goodman, Tony Shalhoub and John Turturro.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 1/13/02, Par p.20)

1991        The animated film "Beauty and the Beast" was produced. It was the 3rd highest grossing film of the year ($145 mil). In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 12/8/96, Par p.18)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R6)(SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1991        The 4-hour French film "La Belle Noiseuse" was directed by Jacques Rivette. The film was mainly of scenes in which artist Michael Piccoli paints a stark naked Emmanuelle Beart.
    (SFC,12/24/97, p.C7)(SFC, 1/3/98, p.C7)

1991        The film "Bloodsucking Pharaohs in Pittsburgh" was an Alan Smithee production. It was directed by Dean Tschetter.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1991        The film "Boyz N the Hood" starred Cuba Gooding Jr., Nia Long, Laurence Fishburne and Regina King. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.5)(SFEC, 4/16/00, Par p.7)(SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1991        The film "Bugsy" starred Warren Beatty and Annette Bening. It was directed by Barry Levinson. Bill Graham was featured as Lucky Luciano.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)(SSFC, 12/13/15, DB p.54)

1991        The remake of the film "Cape Fear" was directed by Martin Scorsese. It starred Robert Mitchum, Domenica Scorsese, the daughter of Martin, gregory Peck and Juliette Lewis.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.56)(SSFC, 8/18/02, Par p.16)(SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1991        The film “Career Opportunities" featured Jennifer Connely (19).
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)

1991        The film “Child’s Play 3" was made by David Kirschner.
    (SFC, 10/6/98, p.B5)

1991        The film “City of Joy" was based on a novel by Dominique Lapierre. It was about the street children of Calcutta and Mother Teresa.
    (SFC, 8/19/97, p.E4)

1991        The film "City Slickers" starred Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Bruno Kirby and Noble Willingham. It was ranked 86th most funny film in 2000. Palance won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)(SFC, 1/21/04, p.A21)(SFC, 8/16/06, p.B7)

1991        The film Class Action starred Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)

1991        The film "The Comfort of Strangers" featured Helen Mirren.
    (SSFC, 2/3/02, Par p.14)

1991        The film The Commitments was directed by Alan Parker. It was the first of Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown trilogy. It featured Irish music. Several stars of the film later recorded an LP and took their act on the road as the "Stars From the Commitments."
    (SFEC, 8/31/97, DB p.19)(SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1991        The film "Cool As Ice" starred rapper Vanilla Ice and Kathryn Morris.
    (SFEC, 1/2/00, DB p.35)(SSFC, 5/9/04, Par p.A20)

1991        The film "Crooked Hearts" starred Marg Helgenberger and Juliette Lewis.
    (SSFC, 4/22/01, Par p.18)(SSFC, 8/18/02, Par p.16)

1991        The film Curly Sue featured Kelly Lynch.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)

1991        The film "The Dark Wind" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1991        The film “Daughters of the Dust was produced. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1991        The noir film "Dead Again" starred Kenneth Branagh, Christine Ebersole and Robin Williams.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, Par p.14)(SFEC, 9/26/99, BR p.3)

1991        The film "Dead women in Lingerie" starred Maura Tierney.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, Par p.22)

1991        The documentary film "Deep Blues" was made by Robert Mugge.
    (SFEM, 9/26/99, p.12)

1991        The thriller film "Defenseless" starred J.T. Walsh, Sam Shepard and Barbara Hershey.
    (SFEC, 7/19/98, DB p.53)

1991        The film "Defending Your Life" was an angel movie with Meryl Streep. It was directed by Albert Brooks.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, DB p.56)

1991        The film "Delirious" with Robert Wagner and Mariel Hemingway was produced.
    (SFC, 8/13/97, Z1 p.3)(SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1991        The film "The Doctor" with Christine Lahti was produced.
    (SFEC,10/19/97, Par p.26)

1991        The film "Dogfight" with Lili Taylor, Brendan Fraser, and River Phoenix was produced.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)(SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1991        The film “The Doors" featured Kyle MacLachlan.
    (SSFC, 8/1/04, Par p.18)

1991        The film "Dying Young" starred Ellen Burstyn, Julia Roberts, Vincent D'Onofrio and Alex Trebek.
    (SFEC, 10/1/00, Par p.26)(SSFC, 8/25/02, Par p.18)

1991        The film "A Fatal Inversion" starred Jeremy Northam.
    (SSFC, 5/6/01, Par p.24)

1991        The film "Father of the Bride" starred Steve Martin.
    (SFEC, 8/28/98, Par p.4)

1991        The film "Femme Fatale" starred Billy Zane.
    (SFEC, 7/9/00, Par p.12)

1991        The film "Fires Within" starred Jimmy Smits.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, Par p.30)

1991        The film "The Fisher King" starred Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges and Michael Jeter (d.2003). It was directedby Terry Gilliam.
    (SFEC, 9/26/99, Par p.14)(SFC, 4/2/03, p.A12)

1991        The film "The Five Heartbeats" featured the tap dancing of the Harold Nicholas.
    (SFC, 7/5/00, p.A19)

1991        The film "Flight of the Intruder" was produced.
    (WSJ, 7/23/02, p.D8)

1991        The film "For the Boys" starred James Caan and George Segal.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)(SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1991        The film "Frankie and Johnny" starred Al Pucino and Hector Elizondo.
    (WSJ, 10/18/96, p.A13)(SSFC, 7/15/01, Par p.18)

1991        The film "Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare" starred Johnny Depp.
    (SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)

1991        The film "Fried Green Tomatoes" was based on a novel by Fanny Flagg.
    (SFC, 2/9/00, Z1 p.5)

1991        The film F/X2 starred Brian Dennehy.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)

1991        The film “Grand Canyon" starred Kevin Kline and Danny Glover. It was directed by Lawrence Kasdan.
    (SFEC, 6/27/99, BR p.45)

1991        The film “Grand Isle" featured Kelly McGillis.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, Par p.22)

1991        The film “Guilty By Suspicion" starred Robert DeNiro and featured Jon Tenney. It was about the Hollywood 10 who went to prison for refusing to cooperate with the House Un-American Activities committee in 1947.
    (SFEC,12/28/97, Par p.22)(SFC, 6/29/12, p.C5)

1991        The film “The Hard Way" featured Stephen Lang.
    (SSFC, 6/5/05, Par p.22)

1991        The English film "Hear My Song" with Adrian Dunbar and Ned Beatty was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1991        The film "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/23/99, p.B7)

1991        The film “He Said, She Said" starred Anthony LaPaglia.
    (SSFC, 3/27/05, Par p.16)

1991        The film "High Strung" starred Kirsten Dunst.
    (SFEC, 8/13/00, Par p.18)

1991        The Hong Kong murder mystery film "Hong Kong Pretty Woman" was produced.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1991        The film "Hook" starred Robin Williams. It was a new version of Peter Pan.
    (SFEC, 9/26/99, Par p.14)(SFC, 12/30/03, p.D2)

1991        The film "Hot Shots!" featured Jon Cryer.
    (SSFC, 4/18/04, Par p.22)

1991        The film "House Party 2" featured Daryl Mitchell.
    (SSFC, 10/5/03, Par p.26)

1991        The 1* film “Howling VI: The Freaks" starred Brendan Hughes.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1991        The film "Hudson Hawk" starred James Coburn, David Caruso and Andie MacDowell.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)(SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1991        The film Impromptu featured Bernadette Peters. Judy Davis portrayed George Sand.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, DB p.44)(SFEC, 3/21/99, Par p.30)

1991        The film “The Indian Runner" featured Patricia Arquette. It was the directing debut for Sean Penn.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.37)(SSFC, 12/4/05, Par p.22)

1991        The film "JFK" starred Kevin Bacon, Tommy Lee Jones, Sissy Spacek, Vincent D'Onofrio and Walter Matthau. It was directed by Oliver Stone.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.38)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)(SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1991        The Italian film “Johnny Stecchino" starred Roberto Beningni and his wife Nicoletta Braschi.
    (SFC, 4/2/99, p.C3)

1991        The film "The Josephine Baker Story" starred Lou Gosset and was directed by Brian Gobson.
    (SFC, 1/8/04, p.A19)

1991        The film “Judgement Day" starred Linda Hamilton.
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, Par. p.10)

1991        The film “Jungle Fever" featured Annabella Sciorra and Debi Mazar.
    (SSFC, 1/15/06, Par p.16)(SSFC, 6/11/06, Par p.26)

1991        The Japanese film "Jyunjyoden" featured Ken Watanabe.
    (SSFC, 12/11/05, Par p.22)

1991        The film "Kafka" starred Alec Guinness.
    (SFC, 8/7/00, p.A15)

1991        The film "King Ralph" with Joely Richardson and John Goodman was produced.
    (SFEC, 11/10/96, Par p.12)(SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)

1991        The 4-hour film “La Belle Noiseuse" with Michel Piccoli and Emmanuelle Beart was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)

1991        The film “L.A. Story" starred Steve Martin.
    (SFEC, 8/28/98, Par p.4)

1991        The film "Late for Dinner" featured Marcia Gay Harden.
    (SSFC, 12/14/03, Par p.A22)

1991        The film "Laws of Gravity" featured Edie Falco.
    (SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)

1991        The Iranian film "The Legend of Sigh" was directed by Tamineh Milani.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.57)

1991        The film "Let Him Have It" was based on the story of Derek Bentley who was hanged in Britain for his role in the murder of a police officer.
    (SFC, 7/31/98, p.A16,18)

1991        The film "Life Is Sweet" starred Jane Horrocks, Jim Broadbent and David Thewlis. It was directed by Mike Leigh.
    (SFEC, 11/29/98, DB p.37)(WSJ, 1/14/00, p.W2)

1991        The film "The Linguini Incident" starred Maura Tierney.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, Par p.22)

1991        The film "Little Man Tate" featured Harry Connick Jr., Debi Mazar and Jodie Foster.
    (SSFC, 2/07/04, Par p.18)(SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1991        The French film "The Lovers on the Bridge" starred Denis Lavant and Juliette Binoche. It was set in 1989 on the Pont Neuf. It was directed by Leos Carax.
    (SFC, 10/8/99, p.C3)

1991        The film "The Marrying Man" starred Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger and Armand Assante. It was later considered one of the worst films ever made.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)(SSFC, 10/19/03, Par p.2)

1991        The film "Mediterraneo" was produced. It weon an Oscar for best foreign film.
    (SFEC, 6/4/00, DB p.47)

1991        The film "Men of Respect" starred John Turturro.
    (SSFC, 1/13/02, Par p.20)

1991        The film "Millions" starred Catherine Hickland.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, Par p.20)

1991        The film "Mobsters" starred Patrick Dempsey.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1991        The film "My Own Private Idaho" starred James Caviezel, Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix. It was directed by Gus Van Sant as a spinoff of Shakespeare’s Henry IV and Henry V.
    (SFCM, 12/17/00, p.7)(SSFC, 2/22/04, Par p.26)(SFC, 10/19/11, p.E1)

1991        The film "The Naked Gun 2 ½: The Smell of Fear" featured Jose Gonzalez Gonzalez (d.2000 at 78).
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.C6)

1991        The film “Naked Lunch" starred Roy Schneider.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, Par p.14)

1991        The film "Necessary Roughness" featured Scott Bakula and Kathy Ireland.
    (SSFC, 11/25/01, Par p.18)(SSFC, 7/14/02, Par p.14)

1991        The film "New York City" was produced by George Jackson (d.2000 at 42). The film portrayed the rise and fall of a drug dealer in Harlem and caused fights around the country where it played.
    (SFC, 2/16/00, p.C2)

1991        The film "Not Without My Daughter" featured Alfred Molina.
    (SSFC, 9/29/02, Par p.18)

1991        The film “Only the Lonely" starred Maureen O'Hara.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, Par p.16)

1991        The Japanese anime film “Only Yesterday" was made by Isao Takahata.
    (SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.9)

1991        The Hong Kong film "Operation Condor" featured Jackie Chan as both star and director.
    (SFC, 7/19/97, p.E3)

1991        The film "Oscar" starred Kirk Douglas, Marisa Tomei and Ken Howard.
    (SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)(SSFC, 12/23/01, Par p.17)

1991        The film "Other People’s Money" starred Penelope Ann Miller and Gregory Peck.
    (SSFC, 1/20/02, Par p.18)(SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1991        The Hong Kong romantic comedy film “Perfect Match" with Maggie Cheung was produced.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1991        The film “The Perfect Weapon" with Mariska Hargitay, daughter of Jayne Mansfield, was produced.
    (SFEC, 7/13/97, Par p.18)

1991        The film "Point Break" featured John C. McGinley and was producedby James Cameron.
    (SSFC, 2/17/02, Par p.15)(SSFC, 12/8/02, Par p.30)

1991        The film “The Prince of Tides" starred Nick Nolte and Barbra Streisand. It was based on the novel by Pat Conroy (1945-2016).
    (WSJ, 12/31/98, p.A8)(SSFC, 3/6/16, p.A9)

1991        The film "Prospero's Books" starred John Gielgud in Peter Greenaway's adaptation of Shakespeare's "The Tempest."
    (SFEC, 1/2/00, DB p.35)

1991        The film “Pyrates" featured Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick.
    (SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)(SSFC, 8/7/05, Par p.18)

1991        The Chinese film “Raise the Red Lantern" was directed by Zhang Yimou. The film won an academy award and was made into a ballet in 2001.
    (SFEC, 5/16/99, DB p.58)

1991        The cartoon film “Rabbit Ears: The Fool and the Flying Ship" featured Robin Williams, as narrator.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1991        The film “Rambling Rose" starred Robert Duvall.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)

1991        The film "The Rapture" featured Mimi Rogers. It was the tale of a woman who turns from a sordid private life to rigorous fundamentalism.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)(SFC, 12/31/00, DB p.45)

1991        The film "Regarding Henry" starred Warren Beatty, John Leguizamo and Annette Bening.
    (SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)(SSFC, 7/13/03, Par p.12)

1991        The film Return to the Blue Lagoon was written by Leslie Stevens (d.1998).
    (SFC, 4/29/98, p.C2)

1991        The Japanese film Rhapsody in August was directed by Akira Kurosawa. It was about a family who lost an uncle in the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
    (SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1991        The film "Ricochet" starred John Lithgow.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)

1991        The film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves starred Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. It was the 2nd highest grossing film of the year ($165 mil).
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R6)

1991        The film "The Rocketeer" featured Jennifer Connely (19) and Billy Campbell.
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 4/30/00, Par p.22)

1991        The film “Shakes the Clown" starred Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1991        The horror film "Silence of the Lambs" was directed by Jonathan Demme and starred Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. It was based on the exploits of FBI agent John Douglas. It won an Oscar for best picture. It was rated #65 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #5 most thrilling film.
    (USAT, 1/15/97, p.4A)(SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.38)(SFC,10/29/97, p.E3)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1991        The film Slacker was directed by Richard Linklatter. It was about a group of aimless people in their 20s in Austin, Texas.
    (SFC, 2/18/96, p.D1)(SFEC, 5/2/99, DB p.53)

1991        The film "Soapdish" starred Elisabeth Shue and Teri Hatcher and was directed by Michael Hoffman. It was a soap opera about a soap opera.
    (WSJ, 12/20/96, p.A14)(SSFC, 3/4/01, Par p.18)

1991        The film Star Trek VI starred Christopher Plummer.
    (SFC, 4/22/97, p.D5)(SSFC, 1/12/03, Par p.20)

1991        The film "Stepping Out" with Liza Minnelli was produced.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.22)

1991        The film "Strangers" starred Joan Chen.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)

1991        The film “Strictly Business" featured Denis Leary.
    (SSFC, 5/27/06, Par p.16)

1991        The film "Switch" starred Jimmy Smits.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, Par p.30)

1991        The Hong Kong film Swordsman II was directed by Ching Siu-tung.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)

1991        The film Terminator 2: Judgement Day starred Linda Hamilton and was directed by James Cameron. Special effects by Industrial Light and Magic allowed the metal cyborg T-1000 to morph into objects or melt into a floor. It was the highest grossing film of the year ($204 mil).
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, Par. p.10)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R6)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R6)

1991        The sci-fi Japanese film Tetsuo II: The Body Hammer was filmed. Shinya Tsukamoto starred in and directed the film.
    (SFC, 8/8/97, p.D4)

1991        The film "Thelma and Louise" with Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/15/96, Par p.4)

1991        The French film “Tous les Matins du Monde" was based on the life of composer Marin Marais (1656-1728) and his teacher Monsieur de Sainte Colombe. Jordi Savall, artist of the viola da gamba, performed on the soundtrack.
    (Econ, 4/22/06, p.82)(www.classical.net/music/comp.lst/marais.html)

1991        The film "Triple Bogey on a Par 5 Hole" featured Philip Seymour Hoffman.
    (SSFC, 12/28/03, Par p.18)

1991        The film "True Colors" featured Mandy Patinkin.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)

1991        The film "Truly Madly Deeply" was directed by England’s Anthony Minghella.
    (SFEC, 11/17/96, DB p.39)

1991        The film "Trust" featured Edie Falco.
    (SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)

1991        The film "Until the End of the World" was directed by Wim Wenders and starred William Hurt and Max von Sydow. It was produced by Anatole Dauman.
    (SFC, 4/9/98, p.C14)

1991        The film "Walking the Dog" featured Joaquin Phoenix.
    (SSFC, 3/5/06, Par p.20)

1991        The film "What About Bob" starred Richard Dreyfus and Bill Murray.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.4)(SSFC, 12/24/00, DB p.49)

1991        The film "White Light" stared Tom Cavanagh.
    (SSFC, 10/6/02, Par p.18)

Films 1992-xxxx

1992        Mar 29, 12th Golden Raspberry Awards: Hudson Hawk won.
    (MC, 3/29/02)
1992        Mar 30, "The Silence of the Lambs" won five Oscars at the 64th annual Academy Awards, including best picture, best actress for Jodie Foster and best actor for Anthony Hopkins.
    (AP, 3/30/97)

1992        The Hong Kong film "The Actress" was directed by Stanley Kwan. It was about the first Asian silent film icon, Ruan Ling Yu, and starred Maggie Cheung.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D4)

1992        The animated film "Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp" featured the voice of Robin Williams. It was the highest grossing film of the year at $217 million.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R8)(SFEC, 9/26/99, BR p.3)

1992        The third of a series film "Alien3" with Sigourney Weaver was directed by David Fincher.
    (SFEC,11/30/97, DB p.58)

1992        The film "All the Vermeers in New York was about a trader who falls in love with a French actress because she looks like a Vermeer portrait. It was directed by Jon Jost.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.62)

1992        The documentary "American Dream" by Barbara Kopple was about the 1984 strike at a Hormel meat-packing plant.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, DB p.47)

1992        The 2* fantasy film "Army of Darkness" was produced.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1992        The film "Article 99" featured Kathy Baker and Lea Thompson.
    (SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)(SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)

1992        The film "The Babe" with John Goodman as Babe Ruth was produced.
    (SFC, 7/14/96, DB p.33)

1992        The film "Back in the USSR" was produced.
    (SFC, 4/22/97, p.D5)

1992        The film "Bad Lieutenant" with Harvey Keitel was directed by Abel Ferrara.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)

1992        The film "Basic Instinct" starred Michael Douglass and Sharon Stone. It was directed by Paul Verhoeven.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.17)(SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.40)

1992        The film "Batman Returns" with Christopher Walken was produced. It was the 3rd highest grossing film of the year at $162 million.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.7)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R8)

1992        The film "Beethoven" featured Patricia Heaton.
    (SSFC, 11/11/01, Par p.30)

1992        The film "Bikini Beach Race" starred Dana Plato (d.1999 at 34).
    (SFC, 5/10/99, p.A19)

1992        The film "Blown Away" featured Kathleen Robertson.
    (SSFC, 6/10/01, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Bob Roberts" featured Peter Gallagher.
    (SSFC, 1/18/04, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Boomerang" featured Daryl Mitchell.
    (SSFC, 10/5/03, Par p.26)

1992        The film "Bram Stoker's Dracula" starred Billy Campbell, Tom Waits and was directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
    (SFEC, 4/18/99, DB p.35)(SFEC, 4/30/00, Par p.22)

1992        The documentary "A Brief History of Time" was based on Steven Hawking and his best-selling book.
    (SFEC, 7/23/00, DB p.4)

1992        The film Buffy the Vampire Slayer featured Luke Perry and Natasha Greggson Wagner.
    (SFEC, 4/6/97, Par. p.10) (SFEC, 3/8/98, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Chain of Desire" starred Sabrina Lloyd.
    (SFEC, 1/16/00, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Chaplin" starred Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei and Penelope Ann Miller.
    (SFC,12/9/97, p.A11)(SSFC, 1/20/02, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Christopher Columbus: The Discovery" featured Tom Selleck and was produced by Alexander Salkind and his son.
    (SFC, 3/20/97, p.A24)(SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)

1992        The film "Citizen Cohn" starred James Woods.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.5)

1992        The film "Cool World" starred Gabriel Byrne.
    (SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1992        The film Compassion in Exile by Mickey Lemle was a documentary of the Dalai Lama.
    (WSJ, 10/10/97, p.A20)

1992        The film Consenting Adults starred Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)(SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)

1992        The film "Crush" featured Marcia Gay Harden.
    (SSFC, 12/14/03, Par p.A22)

1992        The film The Crying Game with Forest Whitaker was about an IRA man.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1992        The film Daughters of the Dust was made by Julie Dash.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.56)

1992        The Hong Kong film Dead End of Besiegers contrasted Japanese and Chinese martial art techniques.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1992        The film "Diggstown" starred James Caviezel.
    (SSFC, 2/22/04, Par p.26)

1992        The film “Edward II" starred Tildon Swinton and was directed by Derek Jarman. It was deconstruction of a play by Christopher Marlowe.
    (SFC, 3/3/08, p.E5)

1992        The comedy film The Efficiency Report starred Anthony Hopkins.
    (WSJ, 9/3/99, p.W2)

1992        The Czech film Elementary School by Jan and Zdenek Sverak was nominated for an Oscar for best foreign-language film.
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, DB. p.34)

1992        The film "Enchanted April" starred Miranda Richardson, Alfred Molina and Josie Lawrence.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, DB p.47)(SSFC, 9/29/02, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Encino Man" featured Brendan Fraser and Pauly Shore.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)(SFC, 6/20/99, DB p.33)

1992        The film "Falling From Grace" starred John Mellencamp and Mariel Hemingway. It was later considered one of the worst films ever made.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)(SSFC, 10/19/03, Par p.2)

1992        The film "Far and Away" starred Thomas Gibson.
    (SFEC, 6/11/00, Par p.22)

1992        The film "Fathers and Sons" featured Natasha Greggson Wagner.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, Par p.18)

1992        The film "FernGully" featured the voice of Robin Williams.
    (SFEC, 6/29/97, Par p.22)(SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1992        The film "A Few Good Men starred Kevin Bacon.
    (SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1992        The film "Final Analysis" starred Richard Gere.
    (WSJ, 2/23/00, p.W4)

1992        The film "Folks!" with Robert Pastorelli, Christine Ebersole and Tom Selleck was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/29/97, Par p.22)(SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)

1992        The film "For Better and for Worse" starred Patrick Dempsey.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1992        The film "Gas Food Lodging" starred Brooke Adams and Ione Skye.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, DB p.49)

1992        The film “Giant Steps" featured Eric McCormack.
    (SSFC, 5/14/06, Par p.24)

1992        The film "Glengarry Glen Ross" starred Al Pucino, Ed Harris, Jack Lemmon, Kevin Spacey and Alec Baldwin. It was written by David Mamet.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.58)

1992        The film "The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag" with Julianne Moore was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)

1992        The film "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" starred Ernie Hudson, Julianne Moore and Annabella Sciorra.
    (SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)(SFEC, 9/17/00, Par p.34)(SSFC, 1/15/06, Par p.16)

1992        The film "Hard-Boiled" was directed by John Woo.
    (SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)

1992        The film "Hard Promises" starred William Peterson.
    (SSFC, 3/31/02, Par p.14)

1992        The film "Hear My Song" starred Ned Beatty and was based on the story of Irish tenor singer Josef Locke (d.1999 at 82).
    (SFC, 10/16/99, p.A26)

1992        The film "Hero" starred Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia and was directed by Stephen Frears.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, DB p.43)

1992        The film "Highway to Hell" was produced.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Hoffa" with Armand Assante was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)

1992        The film "Home Alone 2" was the 2nd highest grossing film of the year at $173 million.
    (WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R8)

1992        The film "Honeymoon in Vegas" starred James Caan.
    (SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1992        The Munch film The Hours and Times was about an imaginary encounter between John Lennon and Brian Epstein.
    (SFC, 10/8/97, p.E5)

1992        The film Howard’s End with Anthony Hopkins was produced by Ismail Merchant and directed by James Ivory. Emma Thompson won best actress for "Howards End"
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.5)(AP, 3/29/98)(SFC, 5/26/05, p.B6)

1992        The film "Husbands and Wives" featured Juliette Lewis.
    (SSFC, 8/18/02, Par p.16)

1992        The film I Blew Up the Kid starred Keri Russell.
    (SFEC, 10/25/98, Par p.18)

1992        The film "I Don’t Buy Kisses Anymore" was produced.
    (SFC, 9/6/00, p.A19)

1992        The interactive film I’m Your Man was produced. It was issued as one of the first DVD movies in 1998.
    (SFEC, 10/18/98, DB p.45)

1992        The French film "Indochine" starred Catherine Deneuve and was directed by Regis Wargniere.
    (SFEC, 4/9/00, DB p.58)(SFEC, 4/16/00, DB p.50)

c1992        The film In the Name of the Father was directed by Jim Sheridan.
    (WSJ, 1/2/98, p.6)

1992        The film "Jennifer Eight" featured Kathy Baker.
    (SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Jersey Girl" starred Molly Price.
    (SSFC, 3/30/03, Par p.26)

1992        The Earnest Dickerson film "Juice" was produced. The Rap star Tupac Shakur appeared in the film.
     (SFC, 9/14/96, p.A11)

1992        The film "Jumpin’ in the Boneyard" starred Tim Roth, Jeffrey Wright and Samuel L. Jackson.
    (SFEC, 7/16/00, DB p.42)

1992        The film "Lapse of Memory" featured Kathleen Robertson.
    (SSFC, 6/10/01, Par p.18)

1992        The film The Last of the Mohicans was produced.
    (SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)

1992        The film Lawnmower Man starred Pierce Brosnan.
    (SFEC, 7/18/99, Par p.7)

1992        The film "A League of Their Own with Geena Davis was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/15/96, Par p. 5)

1992        The film "Leap of Faith" featured Philip Seymour Hoffman.
    (SSFC, 12/28/03, Par p.18)

1992        The film Leaving Normal with Christine Lahti was produced.
    (SFEC,10/19/97, Par p.26)

1992        Christine Pascal (1954-1996) won the Louis Delluc Prize for directing the film Le Petit Prince a Dit (The Little Prince Said).

1992        The film "Like Water for Chocolate" starred Lumi Cavazos who channels her feelings into the food she prepares for her mother. It was adopted from a novel by Laura Esquivel.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.58)(SFC, 2/9/00, Z1 p.5)

1992        The film "Lorenzo’s Oil" starred Peter Ustinov, Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon and Laura Linney. It was based on the true story of Augusto Odone (1933-2013) and his wife Michaela, whose son Lorenzo became ill at age 6 with adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD).
    (SFEC, 11/12/00, Par p.36)(WSJ, 10/8/05, p.A1)(Econ, 11/16/13, p.98)

1992        The film “The Lost World" featured Eric McCormack.
    (SSFC, 5/14/06, Par p.24)

1992        The film Love Potion No. 9 featured Sandra Bullock.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)

1992        The film "Mac" starred John Turturro.
    (SSFC, 1/13/02, Par p.20)

1992        Spike Lee made his film "Malcolm X" with Denzel Washington as Malcolm and Angela Bassett as Betty Shabazz. Peter Boyle, Christopher Plummer and Frances Foster (d.1997 at 73) were also featured.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.56)(SFC, 6/24/97, p.A19)(SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1992        The film "The Mambo Kings" with Armand Assante and Antonio Banderas was produced. It was based on the 1989 novel by Oscar Hijuelos.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)(SFC, 2/22/99, p.E5)

1992        The film "Man Bites Dog" starred Remy Belvaux and Andre Bonzel. It was directed by Benoit Poelvoorde.
    (SSFC, 3/4/01, DB p.43)

1992        The film Man Trouble with Jack Nicholson was directed by Bob Rafelson.
    (SFC, 12/11/96, p.E5)

1992        The film "Memoirs of an Invisible Man" featured Patricia Heaton.
    (SSFC, 11/11/01, Par p.30)

1992        Robert Mitchum played in the film Midnight Ride.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1992        The Disney film Might Ducks was made. It became the first of a series.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D14)

1992        The film Mr. Baseball starred Tom Selleck.
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)

1992        The film "Munchie" starred Jennifer Love Hewitt.
    (SFEC, 3/26/00, Par p.22)

1992        The film "The Muppet Christmas Carol" featured Steve Whitmire.
    (SSFC, 11/24/02, Par p.19)

1992        The film "My Cousin Vinny" featured Joe Pesci, Lane Smith (d.2005), and Marisa Tomei, who won an Oscar for best supporting actress.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(SFC, 6/17/05, p.B5)

1992        The musical film "Newsies" was produced. It was a box-office failure.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.42)

1992        The film “Night on Earth" starred Roberto Benigni.
    (SFC, 4/2/99, p.C3)

1992        The film “Noises Off" starred Christopher Reeve and Carol Burnett.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)

1992        The film “Noto Mandorli Vulcano Stromboli Carnevalle" was shot in Sicily by Michelangelo Antonioni for the Italian pavilion at the Seville Expo in Spain.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

1992        The film “Of Mice and Men" starred Gary Sinese who also directed. The screenplay was by Horton Foote.
    (SFEC, 6/21/98, DB p.51)(SFEC, 6/6/99, DB p.51)

1992        The film "One False Move" was directed by Carl Franklin.
    (WSJ, 9/18/98, p.W9)

1992        The film “Orlando" starred Tilda Swinton. The story was based on a novel by Virginia Woolf.
    (SFC, 3/3/08, p.E5)

1992        The film "Passed Away" starred Sara Rue.
    (SSFC, 6/22/03, Par p.14)

1992        The film "Patriot Games" starred Harrison Ford and Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 1/27/01, p.A24)(SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1992        The film "Peter’s Friends" with Kenneth Branagh was produced.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, Par p.14)

1992        The film "The Player" featured Peter Gallagher, Jeremy Piven, Mimi Rogers, Andie MacDowell, Kathy Ireland, Vincent D'Onofrio and Tim Robbins. It was directed by Robert Altman and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)(SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)(WSJ, 3/30/01, p.W7)

1992        The film "Poison Ivy" starred Drew Barrymore and Cheryl Ladd.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)(SFEC, 8/15/99, Par p.18)

1992        The Japanese anime film "Porco Rosso" was made by Hayao Miyazaki.
    (SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.9)

1992        The film "Prelude to a Kiss" with Alex Baldwin and Meg Ryan was made.
    (SFC, 2/14/97, p.D5)

1992        The documentary film "Pride and Joy: The Story of Alligator Records" was made by Robert Mugge.
    (SFEM, 9/26/99, p.12)

1992        The movie "Prime Suspect" starred Helen Mirren. It was initially a TV miniseries and later made available on home video.
    (SFEC, 9/19/99, DB p.52)

1992        The Australian film "Proof" was directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse.
    (SFEC,12/21/97, DB p.51)

1992        The film "Prospero’s Books" starred John Gielgud.
    (SFEC, 8/31/97, p.B5)

1992        The film "Pure Country" was produced.
    (SFEC, 2/23/97, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Raising Cain" starred John Lithgow.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Rampage" was directed by William Friedkin.
    (SFEM, 1/3/99, p.4)

1992        The crime drama film "Reservoir Dogs" starred Lawrence Tierney and was directed by Quentin Tarantino.
    (SFC, 3/1/02, p.A33)

1992        The film "And A River Runs Through It" starred Brenda Blethyn and was based on the novella by Norman Maclean that is set on the fabled Blackfoot River of Montana. It was produced by Robert Redford.
    (SFC, 4/28/96, B9)(SFEC, 12/20/98, DB p.60)

1992        The Australian "Romper Stomper" was directed by Geoffrey Wright.
    (SFEC, 9/24/00, DBp.59)

1992        The film "Sandman" was produced.
    (SFC, 10/29/96, p.B2)

1992        The musical film "Sarafina" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1992        The film "Scent of a Woman" (airline version) featured Philip Seymour Hoffman and was an Alan Smithee production. Al Pacino won best actor for his role.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)(AP, 3/29/98)(SSFC, 12/28/03, Par p.18)

1992        The film "School Ties" starred Brendan Fraser and Kevin Tighe.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)(SFEC, 7/30/00, Par p.5)

1992        The film "Shadow of the Wolf" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1992        The film “Shadows and Fog" featured Jodie Foster.
    (SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1992        The film "Shining Through" with Joely Richardson was produced.
    (SSFC, 8/12/01, Par p.14)

1992        The film "Singles" featured Ally Walker, Kyra Sedgwick and Jeremy Piven. It depicted friends in their 20s in Seattle.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, Par p.14)(SSFC, 7/31/05, Par p.14)

1992        The film "Single White Female" was directed by Barbet Schroeder. It was about a madwoman who becomes obsessed with her roommate. It starred Jennifer Jason Leigh and Bridget Fonda.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.62)

1992        The film "Sneakers" starred Sidney Poitier.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)

1992        The German film “Stalingrad" was directed by Joseph Vilsmaiar.
    (WSJ, 2/5/98, p.A20)

1992        The film "Storyville" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1992        The film “Straight Talk" starred Dolly Parton and Teri Hatcher.
    (SSFC, 10/30/05, Par p.18)(SSFC, 4/16/06, Par p.14)

1992        The film "Stranger Among Us" featured Tracy Pollan.
    (SSFC, 2/2/03, Par p.A13)

1992        The Australian film "Strictly Ballroom" was directed by Bazz Luhrmann. It was written by Luhrmann and Craig Pearce. It was a comedy parading as docudrama.
    (SFEC,12/21/97, DB p.51)(WSJ, 5/18/01, p.W8)

1992        The Hong Kong film "Supercop" starred Jackie Chan.
    (SFC,11/28/97, p.C18)

1992        The film “Sweet Justice" starred Catherine Hickland.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, Par p.20)

1992        The film “Terminal Bliss" was produced with Luke Perry.
    (SFEC, 4/6/97, Par. p.10)

1992        The film "That Night" starred Sabrina Lloyd, Juliette Lewis and Katherine Heigl.
    (SFEC, 1/16/00, Par p.18)(SFEC, 2/13/00, Par p.10)(SSFC, 8/18/02, Par p.16)

1992        The film "Thunderheart" starred Sam Shepard. It was directed by Michael Apted.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, Par p.23)(SFEC, 11/5/00, DB p.52)

 1992        The film "Tosca" starred Placido Domingo.
    (SSFC, 12/3/00, Par p.28)

1992        The film “Tous les mattins du monde" was directed by Jordi Savall, superstar of the viola da gamba. He also performed the music.
    (WSJ, 4/14/05, p.D8)

1992        The film "Toys" starred Joan Cusack, Robin Williams and Debi Mazar. It was directed by Barry Levinson.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)(SSFC, 4/1/01, Par p.18)(SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1992        The film “Trespass" by Walter Hill was about race relations and was squelched by the studio due to the Rodney King riots.
    (SFC, 2/2/98, p.D5)

1992        The film "Turtle Beach" starred Joan Chen.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)

1992        The Hong Kong action comedy film "Twin Dragons" starred Jackie Chan and Maggie Cheung and was directed by Tsui Hark and Ringo Lam.
    (SFC, 4/10/99, p.E1)

1992        The film "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" starred Miguel Ferrer and Kyle MacLachlan.
    (SSFC, 1/28/03, Par p.A18)(SSFC, 8/1/04, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Two Trains Running" starred Laurence Fishburne.
    (SFEC, 4/16/00, Par p.7)

1992        The film "Unforgiven" starred Gene Hackman, Clint Eastwood, Richard Harris and Morgan Freeman. The film was named best picture and Eastwood won his first Academy Award for best director. It was rated #98 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFEM, 1/12/97,  Par p.4)(SFC,10/31/97, p.C13)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1992        The film “Universal Soldier" featured Ally Walker.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, Par p.14)

1992        The film "Used People" starred Doris Roberts and Marcia Gay Harden.
    (SSFC, 11/23/03, Par p.24)(SSFC, 12/14/03, Par p.A22)

1992        The film “The Waterdance" starred Elizabeth Pena.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, Par p.26)

1992        The film “Waterland" featured Lena Headey.
    (SSFC, 8/14/05, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Wayne’s World" featured Rob Lowe.
    (SSFC, 7/7/02, Par p.14)

1992        The film “When the Party’s Over" featured Sandra Bullock.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)

1992        The documentary film “Where Are We" by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman was about a road trip in America’s heartland.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, DB p.47)

1992        The film “Where the Day Takes You" starred Ricki Lake.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)

1992        The film "Where Sleeping Dogs" Lie starred Sharon Stone and Dylan McDermott.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, DB p.55)

1992        The film "White Men Can’t Jump" featured Alex Trebek.
    (SSFC, 8/25/02, Par p.18)

1992        The film "White Sands" starred Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Maura Tierney.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)(SSFC, 3/25/01, Par p.22)

1992        The Japanese film "The Winners" featured an old gent's quest to take his team to the national gateball championships.
    (WSJ, 1/10/00, p.A1)

1992        The film "Year of the Comet" starred Penelope Ann Miller.
    (SSFC, 1/20/02, Par p.18)

1992        The film "Zebrahead" starred Michael Rapaport.
    (SFEC, 7/2/00, Par p.18)

1993        The film "Addams Family Values" starred Joan Cusack, Tony Shalhoub and Anjelica Huston.
    (SSFC, 4/1/01, Par p.18)(SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.14)

1993        The film "Abducted III was about 3 women lost in the wilderness who get abducted by wild mountain men.
    (WSJ, 5/15/98, p.W5)

1993        The film "The Adventures of Huck Finn" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1993        The film "The Age of Innocence" starred Thomas Gibson.
    (SFEC, 6/11/00, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Airborne" starred Seth Green.
    (SSFC, 12/17/00, Par p.12)

1993        The film "Alive" featured Danni Nucci and Josh Lucas.
    (SFEC, 3/30/97, Par. p.12)(SSFC, 1/8/06, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Amongst Friends" featured Miro Sorvino.
    (SSFC, 11/3/02, Par. p.22)

1993        The film "Arizona Dream starred Johnny Depp and Jerry Lewis.
    (SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)(SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1993        The Luc Besson film Atlantis was produced. It had no dialogue.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, DB p.39)

1993        The film "Backbeat" featured Jennifer Ehle and was directed by Iain Softley. It was about the fifth Beatle.
    (WSJ, 11/7/97, p.A17)(SFEC, 6/25/00, Par p.22)

1993        The film “Bank Robber" with Patrick Dempsey and Mariska Hargitay, daughter of Jayne Mansfield, was produced.(SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

    (SFEC, 7/13/97, Par p.18)

1993        The film “Benny and Joon" with Julianne Moore and Johnny Depp was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)(SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)

1993        The film "Beverly Hillbillies" starred Dolly Parton, Lea Thompson and Sid Newman (d.2001 at 81).
    (SFEC, 10/10/99, Par p.22)(SFC, 4/16/01, p.A22)(SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)

1993        The film “Bodies, Rest and Motion" starred Peter Fonda.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, Par. p.18)

1993        The film "Body of Evidence" with Madonna was produced by Dino De Lautentiis.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.24)(SSFC, 3/25/01, DB p.51)

1993        The 2* film “Boiling Point" was about a US treasury agent and a mobster hunting each other.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1993        The film "Born Yesterday" starred Melanie Griffith and John Goodman.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 8/6/00, Par p.5)

1993        The film "Boxing Helena" starred Sherilyn Fenn and was directed by Jennifer Chambers Lynch.
    (SFEC, 1/2/00, DB p.35)

1993        The film "Calendar" was directed by Canadian Atom Egoyan. It was shot in Armenia with funds won from the Moscow Prize for "The Adjustor." It was a memory piece of himself as a photographer.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C18)

1993        The film "Carlito's Way" starred John Leguizamo and Penelope Ann Miller. It was directed by Brian de Palma.
    (SFEC, 7/25/99, Par p.5)(SFEC, 5/7/00, DB p.49)(SSFC, 1/20/02, Par p.18)

1993        The film "Cliffhanger" with Sylvester Stallone and John Lithgow was produced.
    (SFEC, 7/6/97, p.5)(SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)

1993        The film Coneheads with Michael Richards was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, Par p.16)

1993        The film Cop and 1/2 starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1993        The film "The Crush" starred Alicia Silverstone."
    (SFEC, 5/28/00, Par p.22)

1993        The film “Dangerous Game" was about a director exploring the collapse of a marriage as his own collapses. It was directed by Abel Ferrara and starred Madonna and Harvey Keitel.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.62)

1993        The film "The Dark Hall" starred Timothy Hutton.
    (SSFC, 5/27/01, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Dave" starred :Laura Linney and Faith Prince. It was about a presidential imposter.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, DB p.57)(SFEC, 11/12/00, Par p.36)(SSFC, 4/8/01, Par p.20)

1993        The comedy film "Dazed and Confused" starred Renee Zellweger and was directed by Richard Linklatter. It captured the small-town high school experience of 1976. It featured Matthew McConaughey.
    (SFC, 2/18/96, p.D1)(SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)(SFEC, 3/7/99, Par p.5)(SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)

1993        The film "Demolition Man" featured Sandra Bullock, Denis Leary and Jesse Ventura.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)(SSFC, 6/15/03, Par p.18)

1993        The film "Dennis the Menace" starred Walter Matthau and Natasha Lyonne.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)(SSFC, 1/6/02, Par p.18)

1993        The film “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story" featured Lauren Holly.
    (SSFC, 4/9/06, Par p.18)

1993        The Hong Kong film "Drunken Master II" with Jackie Chan was produced.
    (SFC,11/28/97, p.C18)

1993        The film "Equinox" featured Matthew Modine.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)

1993        The film “Ethan Frome" featured Joan Allen and Patricia Arquette.
    (SSFC, 6/19/05, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Extreme Justice" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Family Prayers" starred Brittany Murphy.
    (SSFC, 9/2/01, Par p.14)

1993        The film "Faraway, So close" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)

1993        The film "Fatal Instinct" featured Armand Assante and George Lopez.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)(SSFC, 5/4/03, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Father Hood" starred Sabrina Lloyd.
    (SFEC, 1/16/00, Par p.18)

1993        The film "The Firm" starred Hal Holbrook and Ed Harris. It was directed by Syndey Pollack based on a novel by John Grisham. Scott Rudin was the producer.
    (SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)(SSFC, 2/25/01, Par p.20)(WSJ, 9/24/05, p.A6)

1993        The film "Flesh and Bone" starred James Caan and Dennis Quaid.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1993        The film "Fly By Night" starred Maura Tierney and Daryl Mitchell.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, Par p.22)(SSFC, 10/5/03, Par p.26)

1993        The film "For Love or Money" featured Isaac Mizrahi.
    (SSFC, 9/9/01, Par p.8)

1993        The film "The Fugitive" with Tommy Lee Jones  and Julianne Moore was produced based on the TV series which was based on the 1954 Sheppard murder story. It was the 3rd highest grossing film of the year with $183 mil. In 2001 it was rated the #33 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 2/5/97, p.A6)(SFEC, 6/8/97, Par p.5)(SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R10)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1993        The film "Gettysburg" featured Billy Cempbell, Stephen Lang and Tom Berenger. It ran for 250 minutes.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.16)(SFEC, 4/30/00, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Gross Misconduct" starred Jimmy Smits.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, Par p.30)

1993        The film "Groundhog Day" starred Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell. It was directed by Harold Ramis.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.4)(SFC, 2/25/14, p.C2)

1993        The film "Grumpy Old Men" starred Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)

1993        The film "The Harvest" starred Miguel Ferrer.
    (SSFC, 1/28/03, Par p.A18)

1993        The film "Heart and Soul" featured Elisabeth Shue and Kyra Sedgwick.
    (SSFC, 3/4/01, Par p.18)

1993        The film "Heaven and Earth" starred Joan Chen and Tommy Lee Jones.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, Par p.2)(SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)(SSFC, 1/29/06, Par p.22)

1993        The animal film "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey" featured the voices of Don Ameche, Sally Field and Michael J. Fox.
    (SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.63)

1993        The film "Household Saints" featured Tracey Ullman and Vincent D'Onofrio.
    (SFEC, 5/7/00, Par p.30)

1993        The 2* drama film House of Cards was about widow with an autistic daughter
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1993        The film I’ll Do Anything was produced.
    (SFEC, 4/20/97, BR p.31)

1993        The film "Indecent Proposal" starred Robert Redford and Demi Moore and was directed by Adrian Lyne. The sex drama set a record April opening.
    (SFEC, 4/6/98, p.E1)(SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)

1993        The film "Inside Monkey Zetterland" starred Ricki Lake.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)

1993        The film "In the Line of Fire" starred Gary Cole and Clint Eastwood.
    (SSFC, 2/8/04, Par p.26)(SFEM, 1/12/97,  Par p.4)

1993        The film "In the Name of the Father and Junior" with Daniel Day-Lewis was directed by Jim Sheridan. It was about a man accused of an IRA bomb attack that he didn’t commit.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.5)(SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1993        The film "Into the West" was directed by Mike Newell. It was about 2 boys adopted by a magical horse.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1993        The film “Jack the Bear" featured Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
    (SSFC, 3/19/06, Par p.24)

1993        The film "Joy Luck Club" starred Ming-Na Wen.
    (SFEC, 6/14/98, Par p.26)

1993        The film “Judgement Night" featured Jeremy Piven and Denis Leary.
    (SSFC, 7/31/05, Par p.14)(SSFC, 5/27/06, p.16)

1993        The film "Jurassic Park" featured Sam Neill. The film used computer generated dinosaurs by Industrial Light and Magic. It grossed $100 mil in 9 days and led all 1993 films with $357 mil for the year.
    (SFC, 7/10/96, p.E2)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R6)(SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R10)

1993        The film "Kalifornia" featured Juliette Lewis.
    (SSFC, 8/18/02, Par p.16)

1993        The film "King of the Hill" starred Katherine Heigl and Spalding Gray. It was directed by Steven Soderbergh and adopted from a memoir by A.E. Hotchner of two kids surviving in a St. Louis hotel without their parents during the Depression.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(SFEC, 2/13/00, Par p.10)

1993        The film "Kiss of Spider Woman" was released on World AIDS Day. It featured the song "The Day After That" by Lisa Minelli.
    (SFEC, 5/25/97, DB p.38)

1993        The film "Last Action Hero" featured Art Carney (d.2003) and Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)(SFC, 11/12/03, p.A2)

1993        The film "Lessons of Darkness" was directed by Werner Herzog.
    (SFEC, 4/9/00, DB p.46)

1993        The film Like Water for Chocolate was directed by Carlos Bolado. It was written by Laura Esquivel, the wife of the producer Alfonso Arau.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.40)

1993        The film The Little Buddha was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and was based on the story of Siddhartha.
    (SFEM, 12/20/98, p.8)

1993        The film "Little Miss Millions" starred Jennifer Love Hewitt.
    (SFEC, 3/26/00, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Loaded Weapon" featured Kathy Ireland and Denis Leary.
    (SSFC, 7/14/02, Par p.18)(SSFC, 5/14/06, Par p.24)

1993        The film Look Who’s Talking Now featured Kirstie Alley.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)

1993        The film "Love and Human Remains" starred Thomas Gibson.
    (SFEC, 6/11/00, Par p.22)

1993        The Japanese film Madadayo was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1993        The 3* comedy film "Mad Dog and Glory" with David Caruso and Kathy Baker was about woman loaned by a gangster to a photographer for a week. It was written by Richard Price.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)(SFEM, 12/5/99, p.21)

1993        The film Malice starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1993        The film "Manhattan Murder Mystery" starred Woody Allen and Diane Keaton and Anjelica Huston. It was directed by Allen.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.14)

1993        Andre Techine directed "Ma Saisson Preferee" (My Favorite Season) with Catherine Deneuve.
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, DB p.38)

1993        The film Matinee featured John Goodman.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Memoirs of an Invisible Man" starred Daryl Hannah.
    (SSFC, 2/14/04, Par p.18)

1993        The film "Mi Vida Loca" starred Salma Hayek and Jason Lee. It was Allison Anders’ look at girl gangs in LA.
    (SFEC, 3/2/97, Par p.16)(SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.46)(SSFC, 3/18/01, Par p.24)

1993        The film "Mr. Jones" starred Richard Gere.
    (WSJ, 2/23/00, p.W4)

1993        The film “Mrs. Doubtfire" with Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan and Robert Prosky was produced. It was the 2nd highest grossing film of the year ($219 mil).
    (SFC, 1/4/97, p.A17)(SFEC, 7/18/99, Par p.7)(SFC, 12/12/08, p.B9)

1993        The film “Much Ado About Nothing" with Kenneth Branagh was produced.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, Par p.14)

1993        Marisa Tomei won an Oscar for her role in “My Cousin Vinny."
    (SFEC, 2/9/97, DB p.52)

1993        The film “Naked" by Mike Leigh starred Katrin Cartlidge.
    (SFEC, 8/10/97, DB p.38)

1993        The Hong Kong lesbian assassin film “Naked Killer" with Carrie Ng and Chingmy Yau was produced. It featured nonstop sex and violence
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFC,11/28/97, p.C18)

1993        The film “Needful Things" starred J.T. Walsh. It was based on a Stephen King story.
    (SFEC, 7/19/98, DB p.53)

1993        The film "The Night We Never Met" featured Billy Campbell and Annabella Sciorra.
    (SFEC, 4/30/00, Par p.22)(SSFC, 1/15/06, Par p.16)

1993        The film "Orlando" starred Quentin Crisp as Elizabeth I and Billy Zane. It was directed by Sally Potter.
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.C1)(SFEC, 3/21/99, DB p.45)

1993        The film "The Pelican Brief" starred Sam Shepard, John Lithgow and Cynthia Nixon. It was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)(SFEC, 1/10/99, Par p.23)

1993        The film "A Perfect World" starred Kevin Costner and was directed by Clint Eastwood.
    (SSFC, 1/21/01, DB p.45)

1993        The film "Philadelphia" starred Antonio Banderas, Jason Robards and Tom Hanks as a gay attorney dismissed from a law firm because he has AIDS. It was directed by Jonathan Demme.
    (SFEC, 6/27/99, BR p.45)(SFEC, 10/10/99, Par p.5)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1993        The film "The Piano" starred Anna Paquin (11), Holly Hunter and Sam Neill. Paquin won an Oscar for her role. It was shot in New Zealand.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)(SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 9/17/00, DB p.46)

1993        The film "Poetic Justice" starred Michael Rapaport.
    (SFEC, 7/2/00, Par p.18)

1993        The film "Point of No Return" starred Bridget Fonda, Miguel Ferrer and Gabriel Byrne. It was a remake of the 1990 French film "La Femme Nikita" by Luc Besson.
    (SFC, 7/16/96, p.E4)(SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.59)(SFEC, 6/27/99, Par p.5)(SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Posse" featured Billy Zane. It was the first explicitly Afrocentric Hollywood Western and was produced by Mario Van Peebles
    (Civilization, July-Aug, 1995, p. 14)(SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.56)(SFEC, 7/9/00, Par p.12)

1993        The Hong Kong cop film Project S: Once a Cop with Michelle Khan was produced.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1993        The comic noir film Red Rock West starred J.T. Walsh and Lara Flynn Boyle. It was directed by John Dahl.
    (SFEC, 7/19/98, DB p.53)

1993        The film “The Ref" starred Kevin Spacey.
    (SFEC, 10/3/99, DB p.58)

1993        The film “The Remains of the Day" starred Christopher Reeve, Lena Headey and Anthony Hopkins. It was produced by Ismail Merchant (d.2005) and directed by James Ivory.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)(SFC, 5/26/05, p.B6)

1993        The American film “Rising Sun" was directed by Philip Kaufman. It was based on detective thriller by Michael Crichton and marked a peak in American Japanophobia.
    (SFC, 5/23/12, p.E3)(Econ, 6/28/14, p.27)

1993        The film "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" starred Patrick Stewart and Tracey Ullman.
    (SFEC, 12/5/99, Par p.26)(SFEC, 12/5/99, Par p.26)(SFEC, 5/7/00, Par p.30)

1993        The film "RoboCop 3" starred Jill Hennessy.
    (SSFC, 2/4/01, Par p.8)

1993        The film "Romeo Is Bleeding" featured Juliette Lewis and Roy Scheider.
    (SSFC, 8/18/02, Par p.16)(SFC, 2/11/08, p.A2)

1993        The film “Roosters" with Danni Nucci was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/30/97, Par. p.12)

1993        The film "Rudy" starred Sean Astin and Ned Beatty.
    (SFEC, 9/24/00, DB p.56)

1993        The film "The Sandlot" was produced.
    (SFC,11/21/97, p.C14)

1993        The French film "Savage Nights" starred Cyril Collard. Collard also wrote and directed the work about a promiscuous bisexual suffering from AIDS.
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.37)

1993        The film "Scent of a Woman" starred Al Pacino. It was based on the 1975 Italian film "Profumo di Donna" with Vittorio Gassman.
    (SFC, 6/30/00, p.D7)

1993        The film "Schindler’s List" with Ralph Fiennes was produced. He was nominated for an Oscar. The film won 7 Oscars. It was based on a true story with information from Leopold Page (d.2001 at 87), No. 173 on Schindler’s list, and book by Thomas Keneally. It was rated # 9 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFEM, 1/12/97, Par p.2)(SFC, 2/20/96, p.D8)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 3/14/01, p.C2)(SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1993        The drama film "Searching for Bobby Fisher" featured Laura Linney, Joan Allen and Tony Shalhoub. It was written and directed by Steve Zaillian. It was about a 7-year-old chess player victimized by his father’s ambitions.
    (WSJ, 12/5/97, p.A16)(SFEC, 11/12/00, Par p.36)

1993        The film "Shadowlands" by Richard Attenborough was produced.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D3)

1993        The film "Short Cuts" with Peter Gallagher, Julianne Moore, Andie MacDowell, Tom Waits, Lily Tomlin, Alex Trebek and Matthew Modine was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)(SFC, 1/3/98, p.C7)(SFEC, 4/18/99, DB p.35)

1993        The film "Silent Cries" starred Annabeth Gish.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Sirens" was about an Australian artist and his harem of models in nude sittings. It featured San Neill, Elle MacPherson, Portia de Rossi, and Kate Fischer.
    (SFC, 1/3/98, p.C1)

1993        The film "Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit" starred Robert Pastorelli, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Michael Jeter.
    (SFEC, 6/29/97, Par p.22)(SFEC, 3/26/00, Par p.22)(SFC, 4/2/03, p.A12)

1993        The film "Six Degrees of Separation" starred Stockard Channing and was directed by Fred Schepsi. It was based on the play by John Guare and featured Kitty Carlisle Hart in a self-referential role.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, DB p.58)(SFC, 4/19/07, p.A2)

1993        The film "Sleepless in Seattle" starred Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. It was directed by Nora Ephron.
    (SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.60)(SSFC, 2/11/01, DB p.47)

1993        The film "Sliver" was produced.
    (SFEC, 7/20/97, Par p.16)

1993        The film "The Snapper" starred Brendan Gleeson and Colm Meaney and was directed by Stephen Frears. It was based on a book by Roddy Doyle.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, DB p.43)

1993        The film "Sniper" starred Billy Zane and Tom Berenger.
    (SFEC, 7/9/00, Par p.12)(SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1993        The film “So I Married an Axe Murderer" with Michael Richards was produced and became a cult classic. The film featured SF North Beach butcher Leo Rossi (d.2008 at 68).
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, Par p.16)(SFC, 7/25/08, p.B8)

1993        The film "Sommersby" with Richard Gere and Jodie Foster was produced. Like the 1982 French film The Return of Martin Guerre with Gerard Depardieu, it was based on a true story set in 16th century France against a backdrop of the Reformation.
    (SFC, 7/12/96, p.D7)

1993        The film "Son in Law" featured Brendan Fraser and Pauly Shore.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)(SFC, 6/20/99, DB p.33)

1993        The film "Son of the Pink Panther" featured Roberto Benigni.
    (SFEC, 10/25/98, DB p.46)

1993        The film "Stolen Portraits" by Serge Toubiana and Michel was a documentary on Francois Truffaut's family, friends a d colleagues.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1993        The film "The Story of Qiu Ju" was directed by Zhang Yimou and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1993        The film "Striking Distance" starred Dennis Farina and Robert Pastorelli.
    (SFEC, 6/29/97, Par p.22)(SSFC, 6/3/01, Par p.18)

1993        The film “Summersby" featured Jodie Foster.
    (SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1993        The musical film "Swing Kids" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1993        The film "The Temp" starred Maura Tierney.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, Par p.22)(SSFC, 3/25/01, Par p.22)

1993        The film "The Thing Called Love" featured Sandra Bullock.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)

1993        The film “This Boy’s Life" starred Leonardo CiCaprio.
    (SSFC, 12/12/04, Par p.7)

1993        The film "Three of Hearts" featured Kelly Lynch.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)

1993        The film “Three Musketeers" starred Tim Curry.
    (SSFC, 5/29/05, p.18)

1993        The film "Tombstone" starred Robert Mitchum, Stephen Lang, Jon Tenney and Billy Zane.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFEC,12/28/97, Par p.22)(SFEC, 7/9/00, Par p.12)

1993        The film "To Sleep With Anger" was directed by Charles Burnett and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1993        The film "The Trial" starred Jason Robards and Kyle MacLachlan.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 8/1/04, Par p.18)

1993        The film "True Romance" with Christopher Walken, Christian Slater, Michael Rapaport and Patricia Arquette was directed by Tony Scott based on a script by Quentin Tarantino.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.6)(SFEC, 5/7/00, DB p.49)

1993        The film "Twenty Bucks" featured Brendan Fraser.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1993        The film "Undercover Blues" starred Dennis Quaid.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Untamed Heart" featured Marisa Tomei.
    (SFC, 9/15/02, Par p.22)

1993        The film "Utz" was released.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.64)

1993        The film "The Vanishing" featured Sandra Bullock and was directed by George Sluizer. It was a remake of Sluizer's 1988 Dutch film.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)(SFEC, 8/1/99, DB p.48)

1993        The film "Vanya on 42nd Street" with Julianne Moore, Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory was the last film directed by Louis Malle.
    (SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)(WSJ, 4/30/99, p.W3)

1993        The documentary "Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography" was produced.
    (WSJ, 9/13/96, p.A8)

1993        The French film "Les Visiteurs" was produced. In 2001 an American version was made called "Just Visiting.’
    (SSFC, 4/15/01, DB p.50)

1993        The film "Warrior Marks" by Alice Walker was about female genital mutilation.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, BR p.3)

1993        The film "Wayne's World 2" starred Drew Barrymore.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)

1993        The Taiwanese film "The Wedding Banquet" was directed by Ang Lee.
    (USAT, 2/5/04, p.10A)

1993        The film "What’s Eating Gilbert Grape" satrred Barbara Stanwyck, Johnny Depp, John C. Reilly, Leonardo DiCaprio and Juliette Lewis. It was directed by Lasse Hallstorm.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)

1993        The film "What's Love Got to Do With It" starred Angela Bassett as Tina Turner and Laurence Fishburne as Ike Turner. It was directed by Brian Gibson.
    (WSJ, 1/29/99, p.W4)

1993        The Hong Kong film "Wicked City" was directed by Tsui Hark.
    (SFC, 4/26/99, p.E8)

1993        The film "Wilder Napalm" starred Dennis Quaid.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)

1993        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Woman of Desire."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1993        The documentary film "The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl" was made by Ray Muller.
    (SFC, 1/19/99, p.B1)

1993        The film "Wrestling Ernest Hemingway" featured Sandra Bullock and Robert Duvall.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)(SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)

1994        Apr 14, Robert Osborne (1932-2017) became the face of Turner Classic Movies as he introduced “Gone With the Wind" on the commercial free movie network.
    {USA, Film}
    (SFC, 3/7/17, p.C4)

1994        Oct 20, Actor Burt Lancaster died in Los Angeles at age 80. In 2000 Kate Buford authored the biography "Burt Lancaster: An american Life."
    (AP, 10/20/99)(SFEC, 3/19/00, BR p.1)

1994        Ronald Bergan published "Jean Renoir: Projections of Paradise."
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.55)

1994        The book "Wheeler and Woolsey: The Vaudeville Comic Duo and Their Films" was authored by Edward Watz.
    (SFC, 7/1/99, p.C4)

1994        The film "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" featured Noble Willingham.
    (SFC, 1/21/04, p.A21)

1994        The film "Above the Rim" starred Henry Simmons.
    (SSFC, 2/9/03, Par p.4)

1994        The film "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" was about an aging transvestite showgirl who tours the Australian outback with a pair of drag queens in a bus called Priscilla.
    (SFEC, 9/7/97, DB p.43)

1994        The film "Airheads" with Michael Richards and Brendan Fraser was produced.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, Par p.16)(SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1994        The film "Angels in the Outfield" was an angel movie with Danny Glover. It was a remake of the 1951 film.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, DB p.56)

1994        The Japanese thriller film "Angel Dust" was directed by Sogo Ishi.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D3)

1994        The Hong Kong film "Ashes of Time" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Bad Girls" starred Drew Barrymore and Andie MacDowell.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)(SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)

1994        The film "Barcelona" starred Mira Sorvino and Thomas Gibson.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.4)(SFEC, 6/11/00, Par p.22)

1994        The film "The Beans of Egypt, Maine" featured Kelly Lynch.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)

1994        The film "Before the Rain" by Macedonian director Milcho Manchevski was about ethnic strife in Macedonia.
    (SFC, 10/1/96, p.B4)

1994        The film “Being Human" featured Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1994        The film "Beverly Hills Cops III" starred Hector Elizondo and Jon Tenney.
    (SFEC,12/28/97, Par p.22)(SSFC, 7/15/01, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Beyond the Clouds" starred John Malkovich, Sophie Marceau, Irene Jacob and Jean Reno. It was the last film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.
    (SFC, 12/10/99, p.C7)

1994        The film "Black Beauty" featured the voice of Alan Cumming.
    (SFEC, 4/23/00, Par p.16)

1994        The film "Blank Check" starred Miguel Ferrer.
    (SSFC, 1/28/03, Par p.A18)

1994        The film "Boulevard" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1994        The film The Browning Version featured Matthew Modine.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)

1994        Naveen Andrews won a best actor award at the San Remo Film Festival for his role in The Buddha of Suburbia.
    (SFEC, 6/29/97, Par p.2)

1994        The film Bulletproof Heart featured Mimi Rogers.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)

1994        The film "Bullets Over Broadway" featured Tracey Ullman and Debi Mazar.
    (SFEC, 5/7/00, Par p.30)(SSFC, 6/11/06, Par p.26)

1994        The Russian film Burnt by the Sun won the Oscar for best foreign-language film. It starred Oleg Menshikov and was directed by Nikita Mikhalkov. It was set in 1930s and was about a war hero who takes and holiday that is disrupted by the Stalinist purges.
    (SFC, 10/1/96, p.B4)(WSJ, 2/7/97, p.A14)(SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.52)

1994        The film "Car 54, Where Are You?" featured John C. McGinley.
    (SSFC, 2/17/02, Par p.15)

1994        The film “Casino" with Joe Pesci was partly filmed in Hanford, Ca.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, p.T3)

1994        The film "Camp Nowhere" featured Jessica Alba.
    (SSFC, 11/26/00, Par p.30)

1994        The film “Century" featured Lena Headey.
    (SSFC, 8/14/05, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Chasers" was produced.
    (SFEC, 7/20/97, Par p.16)

1994        The Hong Kong film "Chinese Torture Chamber" was produced.
    (SFC,11/28/97, p.C18)

1994        The Hong Kong film "Chungking Express" was directed by Wong Kar-wai.
    (SSFC, 10/19/03, p.C10)

1994        The film  "A Clear and Present Danger" starred Harrison Ford and Hope Lange.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, DB p.28)(SFC, 12/22/03, p.A20)

1994        The film "Clerks" was a first feature by Kevin Smith. It was about the life of a convenience store clerk.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, DB p.53)

1994        The film "Clifford" featured Dabney Coleman.
    (SSFC, 12/16/01, p.16)

1994        The film "The Client" with Tommy Lee Jones and Susan Sarandon was made.
    (SFEC, 6/8/97, Par p.5)

1994        The film "Cobb" was based on the baseball star Ty Cobb.
    (WSJ, 4/25/97, p.A12)

1994        The film "Color of Night" with Lesley Ann Warren was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/25/97, Par p.C14)

1994        The film "Corrina, Corrina" starred Ray Liotta and Whoopi Goldberg.
    (SSFC, 4/8/01, Par p.20)

1994        The film "The Cowboy Way" starred Allison Janney and Marg Helgenberger.
    (SFEC, 5/21/00, Par p.22)(SSFC, 4/22/01, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Crimson Tide" featured a cameo appearance by Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1994        The Spike Lee film "Crooklyn" was produced.
    (SFC, 6/24/97, p.A19)

1994        The film "Crow" starred Brandon Lee, son of Bruce Lee, and Ernie Hudson. Brandon was accidentally killed during the 1993 filming. Alex Proyas directed the film.
    (SFC, 12/13/96, p.C18)(SFEC, 2/22/98, DB p.42)(SFEC, 9/17/00, Par p.34)

1994        The film "Dead Beat" featured Natasha Greggson Wagner.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Death and the Maiden" was directed by Roman Polanski.
    (SFC, 10/2/97, p.E1)

1994        The film "Disclosure" starred Annette Bening, Demi Moore and Michael Douglas. It was directed by Barry Levinson. It was about workplace double standards.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)(SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)(WSJ, 9/3/99, p.W1)

1994        The Hong Kong murder mystery film "Dream Killer" was produced.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1994        The film "Drop Zone" featured Michael Jeter and was directed by Wesley Snipes.
    (SFC, 4/2/03, p.A12)

1994        The film “Dumb and Dumber" featured Lauren Holly.
    (SSFC, 4/9/06, Par p.18)

1994        The comedy film "Eat Drink Man Woman" was about food, family, fathers and daughters.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.58)

1994        The film "Ed Wood" starred Johnny Depp, Vincent D'Onofrio, Patricia Arquette and Martin Landau. It was directed by Tim Burton as a homage to director Edward D. Wood, famous for his bad movies. Landau won a Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
    (SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)(SFC, 12/25/98, p.C21)

1994        The film "8 Seconds" starred Renee Zellweger and was produced with Luke Perry.
    (SFEC, 4/6/97, Par. p.10)(SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)

1994        In Egypt Youssef Chahine (1926-2008), filmmaker, directed “The Emigrant." The film,  about the Old Testament figure of Joseph, was denounced by militant Islamists and banned.
    (SFC, 7/29/08, p.B5)

1994        The film "Erotique" was a collection of 4 erotic films by women directors.
    (SFC, 2/13/98, p.C5)

1994        The film "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues" was directed by Gus Van Sant. It was based on the novel by Tom Robbins.
    (SFCM, 12/17/00, p.7)

1994        The film "Exotica" was directed by Canadian Atom Egoyan. It won Canada’s Genie Award for best film. It was about 5 characters whose lives intersected at a strip club.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C18)

1994        The film "The Flintstones" featured John Goodman.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)

1994        The film "Forrest Gump" starred Gary Sinise. It was the three top grossing films of the year in the US at $329 million and was selected as best picture of the year. It was rated #71 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R5) (SFC, 7/12/96, p.D11)(SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.38)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R12)

1994        The film "Four Weddings and a Funeral," a British romantic comedy, starred Charlotte Coleman (d.2001 at 33) and Andie MacDowell.
    (WSJ, 11/5/97, p.B11)(SFC, 11/23/01, p.A29)(SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)

1994        The film "Frankenstein" with Kenneth Branagh and Robert hardy was produced. It was based on the book by Mary Shelley.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, Par p.14)(SSFC, 8/6/17, p.C12)

1994        The documentary film "Gather At the River: A Bluegrass Celebration" was made by Robert Mugge.
    (SFEM, 9/26/99, p.12)

1994        The film "Getting Even With Dad" starred Macaulay Culkin and Ted Danson.
    (SSFC, 12/24/00, DB p.49)(SSFC, 12/24/00, DB p.49)

1994        The film "Golden Gate" starred Joan Chen.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)

1994        The Hong Kong film Great Conqueror’s Concubine, Part Two with Gong Li and Rosamund Kwan was produced.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1994        The film "Greedy" starred Kirk Douglas.
    (SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)

1994        The film "Grumpy Old Men" starred Walter Matthau, Burgess Meredith and Daryl Hannah.
    (SFC, 9/5/96, p.B2)(SFC, 9/11/97, p.A18)

1994        The film Gypsy Angels was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1994        The film “Hoop Dreams" was produced. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 2/23/99, p.B7)(SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1994        The film "Hudsucker Proxy" starred Peter Gallagher and Paul Newman as an evil executive.
    (WSJ, 9/3/99, p.W2)(SSFC, 1/18/04, Par p.18)

1994        The film "I’ll Do Anything" featured Tracey Ullman, Joely Fisher and Joely Richardson.
    (SFEC, 11/10/96, Par p.12)(SFEC, 5/7/00, Par p.30)

1994        The film "I Love Trouble" starred Kelly Rutherford.
    (SFEC, 6/7/98, Par. p.20)

1994        The film "Imaginary Crimes" featured Kelly Lynch. It was based on the 1982 novel by Sheila Ballantyne (1936-2007).
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)(SFC, 6/28/07, p.B5)
1994        The film "Intersection" starred Richard Gere.
    (WSJ, 2/23/00, p.W4)

1994        The film “In Search of Dr. Seuss" featured Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1994        The film "Interview With the Vampire" starred Tom Cruise and Kirsten Dunst was based on the book by Anne Rice. It grossed $100 mil.
    (SFC, 11/15/96, p.C7)(SFC,10/26/97, Par p.2)(SFEC, 8/13/00, Par p.18)

1994        The film "In the Army Now" featured Brendan Fraser and Pauly Shore.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)(SFC, 6/20/99, DB p.33)

1994        The film "I.Q." starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1994        The film Jefferson in Paris starred Nick Nolte and Thandie Newton. The film portrays a clandestine love affair between Jefferson and his 15-year-old servant.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.54)(SFEC, 1/31/99, DB p.30)

1994        The film “Jimmy Hollywood" was directed by Barry Levinson.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)

1994        The film “The Jungle Book" featured Lena Headey.
    (SSFC, 8/14/05, Par p.18)

1994        The film “Junior" featured Christopher Meloni.
    (SSFC, 10/31/04, Par p.18)

1994        The documentary film The Kingdom of Zydeco was made by Robert Mugge.
    (SFEM, 9/26/99, p.12)

1994        The film Lassie featured Jon Tenney.
    (SFEC,12/28/97, Par p.22)

1994        The film The Last Seduction starred J.T. Walsh and Linda Fiorentino. It was directed by John Dahl.
    (SFEC, 7/19/98, DB p.53)(SFEC, 9/6/98, DB p.50)

1994        The film "The Last Word" starred Jimmy Smits.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, Par p.30)

1994        The film "Legends of the Fall" starred Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins and Aidan Quinn. It was based on the 1979 book of the same name by Jim Harrison.
    (SFEC, 3/26/00, DB p.59)(SFC, 3/28/16, p.A10)

1994        The Disney film The Lion King was the 2nd top grossing films of the year (329.7 mil)($312 mil),  in the US.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R5) (SFC, 7/12/96, p.D11)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R12)

1994        The film "Little Big League" starred Jason Robards and Dennis Farina.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 6/3/01, Par p.18)

1994        The film "A Little Princess" starred Liesel Matthews (Liesel Pritzker).
    (WSJ, 12/12/02, p.B1)

1994        The film "The Little Rascals" starred Daryl Hannah.
    (SSFC, 2/14/04, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Little Women" with Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon, Samantha Mathis, Kirsten Dunst, Gabriel Byrne and Claire Danes. It was based on the book by Louisa May Alcott. Australian Gillian Armstrong directed.
    (SFC,12/19/97, p.C21)(SFEC, 11/7/99, DB p.49)(SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1994        The French-Canadian film "Louis XIX: King of the Airwaves" was produced.
    (WSJ, 6/3/98, p.B1)

1994        The film "Love Affair" starred Pierce Brosnan, Katharine Hepburn and Ed McMahon.
    (SFEC, 7/18/99, Par p.7)(SFEC, 9/3/00, Par p.18)(SFC, 6/30/03, p.A11)

1994        The film Love and a .45 starred Renee Zellweger.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)

1994        The British film "The Madness of King George" starred Nigel Hawthorne (d.2001 at 72) and Helen Mirren. It was directed by Nicholas Hytner.
    (SFC, 12/27/01, p.A19)(SSFC, 2/3/02, Par p.14)(Econ 7/1/17, p.76)

1994        The film "Major League II" featured Tom Berenger.
    (SFEC, 7/20/97, Par p.16)(SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1994        The film "A Man of No Importance featured Albert Finney and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)(SSFC, 5/1/05, Par p.22)

1994        The film “The Mask" featured Joely Fisher.
    (SSFC, 7/18/04, Par p.22)

1994        The film "Maverick" starred James Coburn, Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson. It was shot in Lone Pine, Ca.
    (SFEC, 8/17/97, p.T9)(SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1994        The film "Me and the Mob" featured Sandra Bullock.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)

1994        The film "Men of War" was produced.
    (SFC, 6/12/03, p.A20)

1994        The film "Milk Money" was produced.
    (SFEC, 4/20/97, BR p.31)

1994        The film "Miracle on 34th Street" starred Jane Leeves and Allison Janney.
    (SFEC, 7/26/98, Par p.12)(SFEC, 5/21/00, Par p.22)

1994        The film “Mixed Nuts" featured Joely Fisher.
    (SSFC, 7/18/04, Par p.22)

1994        The film "Monkey Trouble" featured Mimi Rogers.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)

1994        The film "The Monster" was directed by Roberto Benigni. It was about a good-for-nothing whom the police suspect is a serial killer.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.52)(SFC, 4/2/99, p.C3)

1994        The film "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle" starred Peter Gallagher and Jennifer Jason Leigh as the poet Dorothy Parker. It covered 25 years of Parker's life. It was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.43)(SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1994        The film "Mr. Right" starred Jane Leeves.
    (SFEC, 7/26/98, Par p.12)

1994        The thriller film "Mute Witness" starred Alec Guinness.
    (SFC, 4/22/97, p.D5)

1994        The film "My Father, the Hero" starred Katherine Heigl, Faith Prince and Lauren Hutton
    (SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)(SFEC, 2/13/00, Par p.10)(SSFC, 4/8/01, Par p.20)

1994        The film "Naked in New York" starred Chris Noth.
    (SSFC, 2/1/04, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Natural Born Killers" starred Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis and was directed by Oliver Stone. It was later asserted to have inspired a Louisiana murder in 1995.
    (SFEM, 2/8/98, p.8)(SFC, 3/9/99, p.A3)

1994        The Film "Nell" starred Jodie Foster.
    (SFEC, 1/2/00, DB p.35)

1994        The film "The New Age" featured Patricia Heaton.
    (SSFC, 11/11/01, Par p.30)

1994        The film "Nixon" featured Jon Tenney.
    (SFEC,12/28/97, Par p.22)

1994        The film “Nobody’s Fool" starred Paul Newman and featured Dylan Walsh.
    (SSFC, 6/20/04, Par p.16)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1994        The film "North" featured Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jason Alexander.
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, DB p.38)

1994        The film "Of Love and Shadows" featured Jennifer Connely.
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Oleanna" starred William H. Macy. It was an adaptation by David Mamet of his own play about sexual harassment.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.58)(SSFC, 11/2/03, Par p.18)

1994        The film "On Deadly Ground" featured John C. McGinley and Joan Chen.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)(SSFC, 2/17/02, Par p.15)

1994        The film "Only You" starred Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr.
    (SSFC, 4/1/01, DB p.37)

1994        The film "The Paper" starred Jason Robards, Marisa Tomei and Jill Hennessy.
    (SFC, 9/6/00, p.A19)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 2/4/01, Par p.8)

1994        The film "Party Girl" featured the debut of Live Schrieber.
    (SSFC, 7/4/04, Par p.14)

1993        The film “PCU" featured Jeremy Piven.
    (SSFC, 7/31/05, Par p.14)

1994        The film "Pret-a-Porter" featured Tracey Ullman.
    (SFEC, 5/7/00, Par p.30)

1994        The film "Priest" was directed by Antonia Bird.
    (Econ, 8/30/03, p.63)

1994        The film "Princess Caraboo" featured John Lithgow.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Private Lesson II" starred Stacy Edwards.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, Par p.22)

1994        The Luc Besson film "The Professional" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, DB p.39)

1994        The film "Pulp Fiction" starred John Travolta, Jules Winnfield, Ving Rhames and Christopher Walken. It directed by Quentin Tarantino. It featured the Venture’s music "Surf Rider" and Dusty Springfield singing "Son of a Preacher Man." It was rated #95 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFC, 7/11/96, p.D1)(SFEC, 8/18/96, PM p.14)(SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.7)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 3/4/99, p.D2)(SFEC, 4/4/99, Par p.5)

1994        The film "Queen Margot" was released.
    (SFC, 11/1/96, p.A28)

1994        The film "Quiz Show" starred Ralph Fiennes as Charles Van Doren, Mira Sorvino and John Turturro as Herbert Stempel. It was directed by Robert Redford and based on the 1950s scandal involving the TV quiz show, "Twenty-One."
    (SFEC, 10/22/00, DB p.48)(SSFC, 11/3/02, Par. p.22)(WSJ, 1/3/03, p.W4)

1994        The film "Radio Inside" starred Elisabeth Shue.
    (SSFC, 3/4/01, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Rapa Nui" featured Esai Morales.
    (SSFC, 6/23/02, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Ready To Wear" (Pret-a-Porter) with Lauren Bacall was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.6,7)

1994        The film "Reality Bites" starred Renee Zellweger and Janeane Garofalo.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)(SFEC, 8/20/00, Par p.12)

1994        The film "Red" by Polish director Krzysztof Kieslowski was inspired by the poem "Love At First Sight" by Wislawa Szymborska.
    (SFC, 10/4/96, p.A17)

1994        The French film "The Ref" featured Denis Leary. It was a black comedy with the theme of eat or be eaten.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.59)(SSFC, 5/27/06, p.16)

1994        The film "Renaissance Man" with Mark Wahlberg was a Penny Marshall flop.
    (SFC,10/17/97, p.C14)

1994        The film "Richie Rich starred Christine Ebersole.
    (SSFC, 8/26/01, Par p.13)

1994        The film "Risk" starred Molly Price.
    (SSFC, 3/30/03, Par p.26)

1994        The film "The River Wild" starred Meryl Streep, John C. Reilly and Kevin Bacon.
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.37)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1994        The film "The Road to Welville" starred Camryn Manheim.
    (SFC, 12/31/00, Par p.18)

1994        The film "Safe Passage" starred Sam Shepard, Marcia Gay Harden and Susan Sarandon.
    (SFEC, 11/5/00, DB p.52)(SSFC, 12/14/03, Par p.A22)

1994        The film "Satya: A Prayer for the Enemy" was made by Ellen Bruno. It was about 4 Tibetan nuns.
    (SFC, 4/27/98, p.E3)

1994        The film "Savage Nights" was written and directed by Cyril Collard who was suffering from AIDS while making the film.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)

1994        The film "The Scout" featured Brendan Fraser.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1994        The film "Second Best" starred Alan Cumming.
    (SFEC, 4/23/00, Par p.16)

1994        The film "The Secret of Roan Inish" was directed by John Sayles.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1994        The film "Serial Mom" starred Ricki Lake and was directed by John Waters.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)

1994        The film "The Shawshank Redemption" starred Morgan Freeman as a fatherly convict.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)

1994        The film "Silent Fall" starred Linda Hamilton.
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, Par. p.10)

1994        The film "A Simple Twist of Fate starred Steve Martin and Laura Linney.
    (SFEC, 7/25/99, DB p.44)(SFEC, 11/12/00, Par p.36)

1994        The film "Sioux City" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1994        The film "Sirens" featured Sam Neill and Portia de Rossi.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)(SSFC, 2/6/05, Par p.24)

1994        The film "Sister My Sister" with Joely Richardson was produced.
    (SSFC, 8/12/01, Par p.14)

1994        The film "Slaughter of the Innoents" starred Kevin Sorbo.
    (SSFC, 1/28/01, Par p.16)

1994        The film "Sleep With Me" starred Thomas Gibson.
    (SFEC, 6/11/00, Par p.22)

1994        The film "The Snapper" with Colm Meany was produced. It was the 2nd of Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown trilogy.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1994        The film "Spanking the Monkey" was produced.
    (SFEC,12/14/97, DB p.3)

1994        The film "Speechless" starred Christopher Reeve.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)

1994        The film "Speed" starred Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock. He used the Leatherman Pocket Survival Tool to free himself from an elevator.
    (WSJ, 3/11/97, p.B1)(SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)

1994        The film "Squanto: A Warrior's Tale" featured Mandy Patinkin.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)

1994        The film "Star Trek Generations" starred Patrick Stewart. It made $75.7 million.
    (SFC, 11/25/96, p.D3)(SFEC, 12/5/99, Par p.26)

1994        The film "Street Fighter" starred Ming-Na Wen.
    (SFEC, 6/14/98, Par p.26)

1994        The film "Sunrise" was directed by Richard Linklatter.
    (SFC, 2/18/96, p.D1)

1994        The film "Swimming With Sharks" starred Kevin Spacey.
    (SFEC, 10/3/99, DB p.58)

1994        The film "Teresa's Tattoo" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1994        The film "There Goes My Baby" starred Rick Schroder.
    (SFEC, 11/8/98, Par p.22)

1994        The documentary film, "Theremin--An Electronic Odyssey," was produced by Orion Classics. Leon Theremin was a Russian inventor who invented the theremin electronic musical instrument made of vacuum tubes and oscillators in the 1920s in New York. He was later abducted by operators of Stalin and taken back to Moscow where he is forced to work on devices for the Soviet Ministry of Internal Affairs.
    (WSJ, 9/19/95, p.A20)

1994        The film "Trial by Jury" with Armand Assante was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)

1994        The documentary film "True Believers: The Musical Family of Rounder Records" was made by Robert Mugge.
    (SFEM, 9/26/99, p.12)

1994        The film "True Lies" starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and was directed by James Cameron. It was the 3rd top grossing films of the year in the US at $146 mil.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R5)(SFC, 7/12/96, p.D11)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R12)(SSFC, 12/8/02, Par p.30)

1994        The film "When the Bough Breaks" featured Ally Walker.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, Par p.14)

1994        The film "White Man's Burden" starred Melina Kanakaredes.
    (SFEC, 5/16/99, Par p.18)

1994        The film "With Honors" starred Patrick Dempsey and Brendan Fraser.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1994        The film "Woman of the Wolf" starred Alex Kingston.
    (SFEC, 9/24/00, Par p.14)

1994        The film "Wyatt Earp" starred James Caviezel, Dennis Quaid and Annabeth Gish.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)

Films 1995-xxxx

1995        Mar 26, 15th Golden Raspberry Awards: Color of Night won.
    (SS, 3/26/02)

1995        Mar 27, The 67th Academy Awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium in LA, was hosted by David Letterman. "Forrest Gump" won six Academy Awards, including best picture and a second consecutive Best Actor Oscar for Tom Hanks; Jessica Lange won Best Actress for "Blue Sky."
    (AP, 3/27/00)(SFC, 3/22/02, p.D1)

1995        The film "The Addiction" featured Edie Falco.
    (SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)

1995        The 3* comedy-drama film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert was about a drag queen in the Australian desert.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1995        The film "The American President" starred Michael Douglas, Martin Sheen and Annette Bening.
    (SFC, 2/19/96, p.E1)(SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)(SSFC, 12/2/01, Par p.4)

1995        The Australian film "Angel Baby" by Michael Rymer won all the top Australian awards. It starred John Lynch, Jacqueline McKenzie and Colin Friels.
    (SFC, 1/31/97, p.D3)(SFC, 2/3/97, p.D1)

1995        The film "Apollo 13 starred Ed Harris, Gary Sinise and Kevin Bacon. It was directed by Ron Howard and told the story of the 1970 troubled space mission. It was the 3rd highest grossing film of the year at $172 million.
    (SFEC, 11/10/96, Par p.5)(SFEC, 6/21/98, Par p.5)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1995        The film "Assassins with Julianne Moore was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)

1995        The National Society of Film Critics voted Babe the best picture of the year.
    (WSJ, 1/17/97, p.A11)

1995        The film "The Babysitter" starred Alicia Silverstone."
    (SFEC, 5/28/00, Par p.22)

1995        The film "The Baby-Sitter’s Club" starred Rachel Leigh Cook.
    (SFEC, 8/27/00, Par p.10)

1995        The film "Backfire!" starred Robert Mitchum, Kathy Ireland and Edie Falco.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)(SSFC, 7/14/02, Par p.14)

1995        The film "Bad Boys" starred Marg helgenberger.
    (SSFC, 4/22/01, Par p.18)

1995        The film Balto was an animated adventure of a heroic sled dog in Alaska.
    (SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.63)

1995        The film "Basketball Diaries" starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Michale Rapaport, Ernie Hudson, Juliette Lewis and Mark Wahlberg. It was based on a 1967 memoir by poet-songwriter Jim Carroll.
    (SFC,10/17/97, p.C14)(SFC,12/5/97, p.A15)(SFC, 4/13/99, p.A2)(SFEC, 9/17/00, Par p.34)

1995        The film “Batman Forever" starred Drew Barrymore, Debi Mazar and Tommy Lee Jones. It was the 2nd highest grossing film of the year at $184 million.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)(SSFC, 1/29/06, Par p.22)

1995        The film Billy Madison starred Adam Sandler.
    (SFC, 6/20/99, DB p.32)

1995        The film Black Is... Black Ain’t was by Marlon Riggs, who died while working on the film. His co-producers interwove the narrative with thoughts by Riggs on death, AIDS, racism and homophobia.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)

1995        The film Blue in the Face was set in Brooklyn, directed by Wayne Wang and written by Paul Auster.
    (WSJ, 4/17/98, p.W3)

1995        The film Boys on the Side starred Drew Barrymore.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)

1995        The film "The Brady Bunch Movie" starred Gary Cole and Shelley Long and was a surprise box-office hit.
    (SSFC, 2/8/04, Par p.26)(SFC, 6/2/14, p.C3)

1995        Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep starred in "The Bridges of Madison County." Romantic video. The screenplay was by Richard LaGravenese.
    (SFEM, 1/12/97,  Par p.4)(SFC, 2/13/98, p.C5)(SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.46)

1995        The film Broken Harvest was a rural family drama set during the Irish civil war.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.57)

1995        The German film Brother of Sleep was directed by Joseph Vilsmaiar.
    (WSJ, 2/5/98, p.A20)

1995        The film The Brothers McMullen starred Edward Burns.
    (SFEC, 7/19/98, Par p.18)

1995        The film "Bullet" starred Donnie Wahlberg, Mickey Rourke and Tupac Shakur.
    (SSFC, 3/23/03, Par p.18)

1995        The film "Bye Bye, Love" featured Matthew Modine, Janeane Garofalo and Amy Brenneman.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)(SFEC, 9/5/99, Par p.14)(SFEC, 8/20/00, Par p.12)

1995        The film "Carrington" starred Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce and Alex Kingston. It was the story of painter Dora Carrington and writer Lytton Strachey and was directed by Christopher Hampton.
    (SFEC, 9/24/00, Par p.14)(SSFC, 2/18/01, DB p.52)

1995        The film "Casino" by Martin Scorsese was produced. It was inspired by Las Vegas mob-associated casino operator Frank Rosenthal (1929-2008).
    (WSJ, 10/3/97, p.A8)(SFC, 10/17/08, p.B8)

1995        The film "Casper" featured Amy Brenneman.
    (SFEC, 9/5/99, Par p.14)

1995        The film "Circle of Friends" with Minnie Driver, Alan Cumming and Chris O’Donnell was about a Catholic college girl coming to terms with modern love.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)(SFEC, 4/23/00, Par p.16)

1995        The film "Clockers" was directed by Spike Lee and based on a novel by Richard Price.
    (SFEM, 12/5/99, p.21)

1995        The film "Clueless" starred Alicia Silverstone and Brittany Murphy.
    (SFEC,12/14/97, DB p.64)(SSFC, 9/2/01, Par p.14)

1995        The film "Cold Comfort Farm" starred Kate Beckinsdale.
    (SSFC, 5/20/01, Par p.5)

1995        The film The Color of a Brisk & Leaping Day premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was made by Munch.
    (SFC, 10/8/97, p.E5)

1995        The film "Congo" starred Ernie Hudson, Laura Linney, Tim Curry and Dylan Walsh.
    (SFEC, 9/17/00, Par p.34)(SFEC, 11/12/00, Par p.36)

1995        The film "Copycat" featured Sigourney Weaver and Harry Connick Jr. It was about a criminologist stalking a psychopathic killer.
    (PI, 3/21/98, p.5)(SSFC, 2/07/04, Par p.18)

1995        The film Crimson Tide with Danni Nucci and Rick Schroder was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/30/97, Par. p.12)(SFEC, 11/8/98, Par p.22)

1995        The film "The Crossing Guard" starred Anjelica Huston.
    (SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.14)

1995        The documentary film "Crumb" was made by Terry Zwigoff. It was about the life and family of cartoonist Robert Crumb, renowned for his illustrations in Zap Comics during the 1960s.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.35)

1995        The film Cutthroat Island featured Matthew Modine.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.30)

1995        The film Dead Funny starred Elizabeth Pena.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, Par p.26)

1995        The film “Dead Man Walking" starred Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn. It was based on the 1993 true story account by Sister Helen Prejean.
    (SFEC, 12/1/96, Z1 p.3)(SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1995        The film "Death Machine" starred Rachel Weisz.
    (SSFC, 3/11/01, Par p.14)

1995        The film “Dead Presidents" featured Freddy Rodriguez.
    (SSFC, 5/30/04, Par p.22)

1995        The film “Desperado" starred Antonio Banderasamd Salma Hayek.
    (SFEC, 3/2/97, Par p.16)(SFEC, 10/10/99, Par p.5)

1995        The film “Devil in a Blue Dress" with Denzel Washington was directed by Carl Franklin. It was based on a book by Walter Mosely, favored mystery writer by Pres. Clinton.
    (WSJ, 1/2/97, p.1)(WSJ, 9/18/98, p.W9)

1995        The movie “Die Hard: With a Vengeance" was released May 19, in the movie theaters in USA.
    (DTnet, 5/19/97)

1995        The film "Dolores Claiborne" starred Christopher Plummer and John C. Reilly.
    (SSFC, 1/12/03, Par p.20)(SSFC, 8/29/04, Par p.18)

1995        The film "Don Juan DeMarco" starred Faye Dunaway, Marlon Brando and Johnny Depp as the world’s greatest lover.
    (WSJ, 2/28/97, p.A12)

1995        The film “Empire Records" starred Renee Zellweger, Debi Mazar and Anthony LaPaglia.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)(SSFC, 3/27/05, Par p.16)

1995        The docudrama film “Escape from Terror" was about an estranged abuser who kidnaps his Oklahoma wife.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1995        The film “Fair Game" featured Cindy Crawford and Salma Hayek.
    (SFEC, 3/2/97, Par p.16)(SSFC, 10/12/02, Par p.30)

1995        The Hong Kong film “Fallen Angels" starred Karen Mok and was directed by Wong Kar-Wai. It was about six nocturnal characters whose lives interweave in Hong Kong.
    (SFC, 1/30/98, p.E3)

1995        The film “Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog" featured Mimi Rogers.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)

1995        The film "Father of the Bride Part II" starred Martin short, Steve Martin and Diane Keaton.
    (WSJ, 1/26/00, p.W6)

1995        The film "First Night" starred Richard Gere.
    (WSJ, 2/23/00, p.W4)

1995        The film "Fist of the North Star" featured Marisa Coughlan.
    (SSFC, 2/10/02, Par p.20)

1995        The film “For Better of for Worse" featured Jason Alexander.
    (SSFC, 4/3/05, Par p.26)

1995        The film “Four Rooms" with Salma Hayek was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/2/97, Par p.16)

1995        The film “Free Willy 2" starred Elizabeth Pena.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, Par p.26)

1995        The film "French Kiss" with Meg Ryan Timothy Hutton and Kevin Kline was made.
    (SFC, 2/14/97, p.D5)(SSFC, 5/27/01, Par p.22)

1995        The film “Friday" featured Nia Long and Regina King.
    (SSFC, 1/16/05, Par p.2)

1995        The film “Funny Bones" starred Jerry Lewis.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1995        The film “Georgia" starred John C. Reilly.
    (SSFC, 8/29/04, Par p.18)

1995        The film "Get Shorty" starred Dennis Farina, John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo and Danny DeVito. It was based on a novel by Elmore Leonard.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(SFEC, 5/21/00, DB p.50)(SFC, 2/15/02, p.D18)

1995        The film “God’s Lonely Man" was written and directed by Francis von Zerneck and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
    (SFC,12/10/97, p.E6)

1995        The film "Golden Eye" starred Minnie Driver, Alan Cumming, Dame Judi Dench and Pierce Brosnan.
    (SFEC, 6/6/99, Par p.14)(SFEC, 7/18/99, Par p.7)(SSFC, 3/24/02, Par p.26)

1995        The film “Good Money" featured Jerry Seinfeld.
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, DB p.36)

1995        The film "Grass Harp" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1995        The film "Grumpier Old Men" starred Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Daryl Hannah.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 7/2/00, p.A9)

1995        The film “Hackers" starred Marc Anthony (b.1969).
    (SFEC, 10/17/99, Par p.22)

1995        The film “Heat" starred Al Pucino, Jeremy Piven, Amy Brenneman and Robert De Niro. It was directed by Michael Mann.
    (SFC, 3/1/97, p.A17)(USAT, 8/27/99, p.11E)(SFEC, 9/5/99, Par p.14)

1995        The French film “La Heine" (Hatred) was written and directed by Matthieu Kassovitz (26). The film opened French eyes to the rage on the housing estates on the country’s banlieues.
    (Econ, 5/31/08, p.89) (Econ, 5/16/15, p.79)

1995        The film "Hideaway" starred Alicia Silverstone."
    (SFEC, 5/28/00, Par p.22)

1995        The film "Higher Learning" featured Jennifer Connely and Michael Rapaport.
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 7/2/00, Par p.18)

1995        The Hong Kong film "High Risk" with Jet Li and Jackie Cheung was produced.
    (SFC,11/28/97, p.C18)

1995        The film "Homage" with Danni Nucci was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/30/97, Par. p.12)

1995        The comedy film "Home for the Holidays" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/13/98, p.C5)

1995        The film "How to Make and American Quilt" starred Ellen Burstyn.
    (SFEC, 10/1/00, Par p.26)

1995        The Indian film "Hum Apke Hain Kaun" (What Am I To You) grossed a record $20.8 million.
    (SFEC,12/14/97, DB p.62)

1995        The film "The Hunted" starred Joan Chen.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)

1995        The Italian film "Il Postino" (The Postman) was released.
    (SFEC, 11/17/96, Par p.24)

1995        The film "In the Mouth of Madness" featured Sam Neill.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)

1995        The film “It Takes Two" featured Kirstie Alley.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)

1995        The film "Jade" featured Angie Everhart, Donna Murphy and David Caruso and was directed by William Friedkin.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, Par p.14)(SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 1/3/99, DB p.38)

1995        The film “Jefferson in Paris" was produced.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, DB p.44)

1995        The film "Jeffrey" starred Patrick Stewart and Camryn Manheim.
    (SFEC, 12/5/99, Par p.26)(SFC, 12/31/00, Par p.18)

1995        The film "Judge Dredd" starred Sylvester Stalone, Joan Chen and Armand Assante.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)(SFEC, 1/2/00, DB p.35)(SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)

1995        The film "Jumamnji" starred Robin Williams and Kirsten Dunst.
    (SFEC, 9/26/99, Par p.14)(SFEC, 8/13/00, Par p.18)

1995        The documentary film "Jupiter’s Wife" by Michel Negroponte was about a homeless woman in Central Park.
    (SFEC, 7/23/00, DB p.4)

1995        The film “Jury Duty" starred Pauly Shore.
    (SFC, 6/20/99, DB p.33)

1995        The film “Kids" was shot by Larry Clark. it was about drugs, easy sex and teens in Manhattan.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1995        The film “Kiss of Death" featured Nicolas Cage, Hope Davis and David Caruso.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, DB p.43)(SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)

1995        The film “Last of the Dogmen" featured Molly Parker.
    (SSFC, 7/9/06, Par p.22)

1995        The film "Leaving Las Vegas" with Nicolas Cage, Danny Huston, Elisabeth Shue and Mariska Hargitay was directed by Mike Figgis. It was based on a 1990 book by John O’Brien (d.1994) and produced by Stuart Regen (d.1998). Cage won an Oscar for best actor.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, DB p.43)(SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.7)(SFEC,12/797, DB p.63)(SFC, 8/20/98, p.B4)

1995        The film Lieberman in Love with Christine Lahti was produced.
    (SFEC,10/19/97, Par p.26)

1995        The film Living in Oblivion was written and directed by Tom DiCillo. It was about the travails of working on a low-budget film set and starred Steve Buscemi and Catherine Keener.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.48)(SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.62)

1995        The film Mad Love starred Drew Barrymore.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)

1995        The film "Magic in the Water" stared Tom Cavanagh.
    (SSFC, 10/6/02, Par p.18)

1995        The film "Mallrats" by kevin smith starred Jason Lee.
    (SSFC, 3/18/01, Par p.24)(Econ, 12/22/07, p.103)

1995        The film "A Midwinter’s Tale was directed by Kenneth Branagh.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, Par p.14)

1995        The film "Mi Familia" featured Esai Morales and was directed by Gregory Nava.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.46)(SSFC, 6/23/02, Par p.18)

1995        The film "Mighty Aphrodite" starred Mira Sorvino and Michael Rapaport.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.4)(SFEC, 7/2/00, Par p.18)

1995        The film "Mortal Combat" was produced. It was based on a popular video game.
    (SFC, 6/12/03, p.A20)

1995        The film “Murder in the First" featured Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick.
    (SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)(SSFC, 8/7/05, Par p.18)

1995        The film "My Family/Mi Familia" starred Jimmy Smits.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, Par p.30)

1995        The film My Mother’s Courage was by German director Michael Verhoeven.
    (SFEC, 7/13/97, DB p.37)

1995        The film Nadja starred Peter Fonda. It was a horror film about slacker vampires.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, Par. p.18)(SFC, 4/13/98, p.D3)

1995        The film "The Naked Truth" starred Tea Leoni.
    (SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.5)

1995        The film "The Net" starred Ken Howard and Sandra Bullock as a computer programmer. It was directed by Irwin Winckler.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)(SFC, 9/3/99, p.B3)(SSFC, 12/23/01, Par p.17)

1995        The film "Nick of Time" starred Johnny Depp.
    (SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)

1995        The film "Nine Months" starred Julianne Moore, Robin Williams and Hugh Grant. It was filmed in part outside Talbot’s Toyland at South B and 5th St. in San Mateo.
    (SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)(PI, 3/21/98, p.5)(SFEC, 9/26/99, BR p.3)

1995        The film "Nixon" with E.G. Marshall, Ed Harris, Annabeth Gish, John C. McGinley and J.T. Walsh was produced.
    (SFC, 10/12/97, Par p.22)(SFEC, 7/19/98, DB p.54)(SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)(SSFC, 2/17/02, Par p.15)

1995        The film "Nobody’s Fool" starred Paul Newman.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.33)

1995        The film "Notes From Underground" starred Seth Green.
    (SSFC, 12/17/00, Par p.12)

1995        The film "Now and Then" featured Brendan Fraser.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1995        Yousry Nasrallah directed the Egyptian documentary “On Boys, Girls and the Veil."
    (SFC, 7/15/06, p.E3)

1995        The film “Operation Dumbo Drop" featured Denis Leary.
    (SSFC, 5/27/06, Par p.16)

1995        The film "Outbreak" starred Cuba Gooding Jr. and Patrick Dempsey. It was about a killer virus that goes airborne.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.5)(SFC, 7/6/98, p.D1)(SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1995        The film "Panther" by Mario Van Peebles was produced. It was about the Black Panther party formed by young blacks in Oakland, Ca., in the 1960s.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.56)

1995        The Iranian film "Pari" was produced. It was directed by Dariush Mehrjui and adopted from J.D. Salinger’s "Franny and Zooey." UD showing was barred in 1998 due to copyright.
    (SFC, 11/23/98, p.E2)

1995        The film "The Passion of the Darkly Noon" featured Brendan Fraser.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1995        The film "The Perez Family" featured Marisa Tomei and Alfred Molina.
    (SFC, 9/15/02, Par p.22)(SSFC, 9/29/02, Par p.18)

1995        The film "Persuasion" was based on a book by Jane Austin.
    (WSJ, 10/2/96, p.B5)

1995        The film “Picture Bride" featured Toshiro Mifune and was directed by Kayo Hatta.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C3)

1995        The film “Polio Water" featured Mischa Barton.
    (SFC, 5/7/06, Par p.24)

1995        The film Raging Angels was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1995        In China the film Red Cherry was directed by Ye Ying and became the biggest hit of the year.
    (SFC, 6/6/97, p.D3)

1995        The film Reflections in the Dark featured Mimi Rogers.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)

1995        The film “Ripple" featured Marcia Cross.
    (SSFC, 11/13/05, Par p.28)

1995        The film Rob Roy starred Jessica Lange, Liam Neeson and Tim Roth and was directed by Michael Caton-Jones.
    (WSJ, 11/14/97, p.A16)

1995        The film Roommates with Julianne Moore was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)

1995        The film The Run of the Country with Albert Finney was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1995        The romantic comedy film "Sabrina" starred Harrison Ford, Nancy Marchand, Greg Kinnear, Laurne Holly and Julia Ormond. It was directed by Sydney Pollack and was a remake of the 1954 film.
    (SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.63)(SFEC, 11/29/98, DB p.50)(SFC, 6/20/00, p.A24)

1995        The film "Saint-Ex" starred Alex Kingston.
    (SFEC, 9/24/00, Par p.14)

1995        Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Iranian director, made his film "Salaam Cinema." He used a documentary technique to make his film on auditioning actors.
    (SFC, 5/14/97, p.E6)

1995        The film "Savage Hearts" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1995        The film "The Scarlet Letter" starred Demi Moore.
    (SFEC, 1/2/00, DB p.35)

1995        The film "Sense and Sensibility" featured Hugh Laurie and Robert Hardy. It was based on the book by Jane Austin.
    (WSJ, 10/2/96, p.B5)(SSFC, 9/4/05, Par p.20)(SSFC, 8/6/17, p.C12)

1995        The film "Separate Lives" starred Linda Hamilton.
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, Par. p.10)

1995        The 2* film "Serial Killer" was about an escaped killer who targets friends of the agent who jailed him.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1995        The film "Se7en" starred Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey and Morgan Freeman. It was directed by David Fincher. A serial killer is inspired by the Seven Deadly Sins.
    (SFEC, 9/19/99, DB p.52)(SFEC, 10/3/99, DB p.58)(Econ, 3/3/07, p.89)

1995        The film "S.F.W." featured Natasha Greggson Wagner.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, Par p.18)

1995        The film "The Shawshank Redemption" starred Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins and was written and directed by Frank Darabont based on a novella by Stephen King. It was nominated for 7 academy awards.
    (WSJ, 4/30/99, p.B1,4)

1995        The film "Showgirls" featured Kyle MacLachlan and was directed by Dutch filmmaker Paul Verhoeven. It featured a 2 hour nudeathon of Elizabeth Bekley.
    (SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.40)(SFC, 1/3/98, p.C1)

1995        The film "Sister, My Sister" with  Richardson was produced.
    (SFEC, 11/10/96, Par p.12)

1995        The film “Sleepstalker" starred Kathryn Morris.
    (SSFC, 5/9/04, Par p.A20)

1995        The film Smoke was set in Brooklyn, directed by Wayne Wang and written by Paul Auster.
    (WSJ, 4/17/98, p.W3)

1995        The Iranian film "The Snowman" was directed by Davoud Mirbaqeri. It was about an iranian man who dresses as a woman in order to obtain an American visa.
    (SFEC, 4/23/00, DB p.52)

1995        The film “Something To Talk About" featured Dennis Quaid and Kyra Sedgwick.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 8/7/05, Par p.18)

1995        The French film “Son of Gascogne" starred Gregoire Colin and was directed by Pascal Aubier. It was about a young man mistaken for the son of a fabled New Wave filmmaker.
    (SFC, 5/22/98, p.C3)

1995        The sci-fi film "Species" starred Natasha Henstridge and Marg Helgenberger. A sequel was produced in 1998.
    (SFC, 4/11/98, p.C1)(SSFC, 4/22/01, Par p.18)

1995        The film Steal Big, Steal Little featured Ally Walker.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, Par p.14)

1995        The film "Strange Days" was directed by James Cameron.
    (SSFC, 12/8/02, Par p.30)

1995        The film "Stuart Saves His Family" featured Vincent D'Onofrio.
    (SSFC, 4/11/04, Par p.18)

1995        The film "To Die For" starred Nicole Kidman and was directed by Gus Van Sant.
    (SFCM, 12/17/00, p.7)

1995        The film Things “To Do in Denver When You’re Dead" starred Treat Williams and Jenny McCarthy, a former Playmate.
    (SFEC,11/2/97, Par p.22)(SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1995        The film “To Wong Fu, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar" featured Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1995        The film Three Wishes starred Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)

1995        The Hong Kong film Thunderbolt starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1995        The film "The Tie That Binds" starred Daryl Hannah.
    (SSFC, 2/14/04, Par p.18)

1995        The documentary film Tigrero was made by Finnish filmmaker Mika Kaurismaki. It covered the 1954 trek into the Brazilian rainforest by Sam Fuller whose original film was called off by Darryl Zanuck.
    (SFC,12/5/97, p.C12)

1995        The film "Timermaster" featured Charisma Carpenter.
    (SFEC, 3/5/00, Par p.12)

1995        The film “To Die For" starred George Segal and Joaquin Phoenix.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)(SSFC, 3/5/06, Par p.20)

1995        The film "Tom and Huck" starred Rachel Leigh Cook.
    (SFEC, 8/27/00, Par p.10)

1995        The film "Tommy Boy" starred Brian Dennehy and Chris Farley (d.1997 at 33) of Saturday Night Live.
    (SFC,12/19/97, p.A3)

1995        The film "Total Eclipse" starred Leonardo DiCaprio as poet Arthur Rimbaud and David Thewlis as Paul Verlaine.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, Par p.2)

1995        The film "To Wong Foo" starred Wesley Snipes, John Leguizamo and Patrick Swayze as 3 performing transvestites.
    (SFEC, 7/25/99, Par p.5)

1995        The film “Toy Story" was directed by John Lasseter. It was the first completely computer-animated feature-length film. It was the highest grossing film of the year at $191 million. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R6)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R21)(SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1995        The film "True Crime" starred Alicia Silverstone."
    (SFEC, 5/28/00, Par p.22)

1995        The HBO movie "Tuskegee Airmen" was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.56)

1995        The film "12 Monkeys" was produced by Anatole Dauman. It starred Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Christopher Meloni and Brad Pitt and was a remake of the 1962 film "La Jette" by Chris Marker.
    (SFC, 1/2/98, p.C14)(SFEC, 6/6/99, DB p.56)

1995        The film "Two Bits" starred Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)

1995        The film "Underground" was made by Yugoslavian director Emir Kusturica. It won a the Palme d’Or at Cannes. It covered 50 years of social chaos in Yugoslavia from the bombing of Belgrade by the nazis to the fall of Communism.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, DB p.11)(SFC, 3/14/98, p.B3)

1995        The noir film "The Underneath" was directed by Steven Soderbergh. It was a reworking of the 1949 Burt Lancaster film called "Criss Cross."
    (WSJ, 10/8/99, p.W6)

1995        The film "Under Siege 2: Dark Territory" starred Katherine Heigl.
    (SFEC, 2/13/00, Par p.10)

1995        The film "Under the Hula Moon" featured Billy Campbell.
    (SFEC, 4/30/00, Par p.22)

1995        The film "Unstrung Heroes" featured Michael Richards and Andie MacDowell.
    (SFEC, 6/1/97, Par p.16)(SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)

1995        The film "Unzipped" featured Cindy Crawford and Isaac Mizrahi.
    (SSFC, 9/9/01, Par p.8)(SSFC, 10/12/02, Par p.30)

1995        The film "The Usual Suspects" starred Kevin Spacey and Gabriel Byrne.
    (SFEC, 10/3/99, DB p.58)(SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1995        The film "Venus Rising" featured Jessica Alba.
    (SSFC, 11/26/00, Par p.30)

1995        The film "Waiting to Exhale" starred Angela Bassett. It was about girlfriend power and was based on a book by Terry McMillan.
    (SFC, 8/13/98, p.E1)(SSFC, 2/17/02, Par p.5)

1995        The film "A Walk in the Clouds" featured Debra Messing and Freddy Rodriguez.
    (SFEC, 4/4/99, Par p.22)

1995        The film "While You Were Sleeping" featured Peter Gallagher, Ally Walker and Sandra Bullock.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, Par p.14)(SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)

1995        The Japanese anime film "Whisper of the Heart" was made by Yoshifumi Kondo (d.1998 at 47).
    (SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.9)

1995        The film "The White Balloon" was directed by Jafar Panahi of Iran.
    (SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)

1995        The film "White Man’s Burden" featured Kelly Lynch.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)

1995        The film "Virtuosity" featured Kelly Lynch.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)

1996        Mar 25, "Braveheart" won Academy Awards for best picture and best director Mel Gibson; Nicolas Cage won best actor for "Leaving Las Vegas," Susan Sarandon best actress for "Dead Man Walking."
    (AP, 3/25/97)

1996        May 1, François Chalais (b.1919), prominent French reporter, journalist, writer and film historian, died. In 1997 the François Chalais Prize at the annual Cannes Film Festival was named after him.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Chalais)

1996        The animated film “Aladdin and the King of Thieves" featured the voice Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1996        The film “Always Say Goodbye" featured Marcia Cross.
    (SSFC, 11/13/05, Par p.28)

1996        The film "American Buffalo starred Dustin Hoffman and Dennis Franz. It was based on a play by David Mamet.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.58)

1996        The film "The Arrival" was about aliens who create human replicants in a planned takeover.
    (SFC, 7/6/98, p.D1)

1996        The film "Basquiat" starred Jeffrey Wright, David Bowie, Gary Oldman and Dennis Hopper. It directed by painter Julian Schnabel.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SFEC, 7/16/00, DB p.42)

1996        The first film by Angelica Huston: "Bastard Out of Carolina" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film "Beautiful Girls" starred Annabeth Gish, Laurne Holly, Mira Sorvino. Umma Thurman, Matt Dillon Timothy Hutton and Michael Rapaport.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)(SFEC, 7/2/00, Par p.18)(WSJ, 4/27/01, p.W13)

1996        The film Beautiful Thing was produced. It was a gay teenage love story based on a 1993 play by Jonathan Harvey.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SFC, 12/5/98, p.E1)

1996        The film Bed of Roses featured Ally Walker.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, Par p.14)

1996        The Hong Kong film Beyond Hypothermia with Wu Chin Lin was produced.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1996        The 1* film "Big Bully" starred Faith Prince. It was about a teacher who meets the bully he squealed on as a child.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SSFC, 4/8/01, Par p.20)

1996        The film "Big Night" starred Minnie Driver, Allison Janney, Tony Shalhoub and Marc Anthony. It was directed by Stanley Tucci and Campbell Scott and was about 2 Italian brothers who try make their New Jersey restaurant a success.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.58)(SFEC, 6/6/99, Par p.14)(SFEC, 10/17/99, Par p.22)

1996        The film The Big Squeeze with Danni Nucci was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/30/97, Par. p.12)

1996        The film Biodome starred Pauly Shore.
    (SFC, 6/20/99, DB p.33)

1996        The film “The Birdcage" starred Robin Williams and was directed by Mike Nichols. It was the 5th highest grossing film of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, C14)(SFEC, 9/26/99, BR p.3)(SFC, 11/21/14, p.E5)

1996        The film “Bird of Prey" with Lesley Ann Warren was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/25/97, Par p.C14)

1996        The film "Black Sheep" was produced.
    (SFC, 9/6/00, p.A19)

1996        The film "Bloodhounds II" stared Tom Cavanagh.
    (SSFC, 10/6/02, Par p.18)

1996        The film "Bordello of Blood" featured Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)

1996        The film "Bottle Rocket" starred James Caan, Luke Wilson, Robert Musgrave and Owen C. Wilson. It was directed by Wes Anderson. It was about 3 friends pursuing vague dreams of an outlaw life.
    (WSJ, 11/27/98, p.W3)(SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1996        The film "Bound" featured Gina Gershon and Jennifer Tilly as lesbian lovers who bilk the mob. Christopher Meloni was also featured.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SSFC, 10/31/04, Par p.18)

1996        The film "Brain Candy" featured Brendan Fraser.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1996        The Lars von Trier film "Breaking the Waves" starred Emily Watson. It was a story of the spiritual odyssey of a sheltered young woman and was voted best film of 1996 by the National Society of Film Critics and Emily Watson was voted best actress.
    (SFC, 12/13/96, p.C8)(SFC, 1/7/97, p.E5)

1996        The film "Broken Arrow" with John Travolta was produced.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)

1996        The film "The Brothers McMullen" was an independent work that starred Ed Burns and Mike McGlone. It was about 3 Irish-American brothers coming of age in the suburbs of NYC.
    (WSJ, 5/15/98, p.W5)

1996        The film "The Brylcreem Boys" starred Gabriel Byrne.
    (SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1996        The film "Bulletproof" starred James Caan.
    (SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1996        The film "Butterfly Kiss"  starred Amanda Plummer as a serial killer.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film "The Cable Guy" starred George Segal, Janeane Garofalo and Carrey.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)(SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)(SFEC, 8/20/00, Par p.12)

1996        The film "Cannes Man" starred Johnny Depp.
    (SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)

1996        The film "Cannibal: The Musical" was directed by Trey Parker and produced by the New York based Troma studio, founded by Lloyd Kaufman. It was about Alfred Packer, the first American convicted of eating human flesh.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, DB p.52)

1996        The film "Carpool" starred Rachel Leigh Cook.
    (SFEC, 8/27/00, Par p.10)

1996        The film "Carried Away" with Hal Holbrook was underrated.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)

1996        The Greek film "Cavafy" was a profile of the Greek poet and a winner of Greece’s National Film Award for best feature of the year. The music is by Vangelis.
    (SFEC, 6/14/98, DB p.38)(SFC, 6/18/98, p.E4)

1996        The film "Celestial Clockwork" was underrated.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The documentary film "The Celluloid Closet" was produced. It rated as one of the best.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The French thriller film "La Ceremonie" by Claude Chabrol starred Sandrine Bonnaire, Isabelle Huppert, Jacqueline Bisset and Jean-Pierre Cassel. It was voted best foreign film by the National Society of Film Critics.
    (SFC, 1/7/97, p.E5)(SFC, 1/31/97, p.D3)

1996        The film "Chain Reaction" starred Rachel Weisz.
    (SSFC, 3/11/01, Par p.14)

1996        The film "The Chamber" with Faye Dunaway and Gene Hackman was produced.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)

1996        The film "Citizen Ruth" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1996        The Hong Kong film "Comrades, Almost a Love Story" with Maggie Cheung was produced.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1996        The film "Courage Under Fire" starred Matt Damon, Denzel Washington, Diamond Lou Phillips and Meg Ryan and was directed by Ed Zwick.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.50)(SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1996        The horror film “Crash" was directed by David Cronenberg.
    (USAT, 6/11/04, p.5E)

1996        The film "The Crucible" featured Joan Allen. It rated a 4th place in the 1996 top 10 by one reviewer
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SSFC, 6/19/05, Par p.22)

1996        The film "Curdled" by and with Quentin Tarantino was produced. It made it on a list of 10 awful films that could have been good.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)(SFC, 1/3/97, p.C3)

1996        The Vietnamese film "Cyclo" was produced. It rated as one of the best foreign films.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The documentary film "Days of Democracy" was about women in Egyptian politics.
    (SFC, 9/6/99, p.B5)

1996        The film “Daytrippers" featured Hope Davis.
    (SSFC, 6/12/05, Par p.16)

1996        The film "Daylight" starred Sylvester Stallone and Amy Brenneman.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D3)(SFEC, 9/5/99, Par p.14)

1996        The film "Dead Man" starred Johnny Depp and Gabriel Byrne.
    (SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)(SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1996        The film "Dear God" featured Greg Kinnear and Nancy Marchand (d.2000).
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)(SFC, 6/20/00, p.A24)

1996        Sharon Stone starred in Diabolique. It was a remake of the 1955 French thriller.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D3)(SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.59)

1996        The ‘hood spoof film Don’t Be a Menace was produced.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)

1996        The film “Down Periscope" featured Lauren Holly.
    (SSFC, 4/9/06, Par p.18)

1996        The film Dragonheart starred Dennis Quaid.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)

1996        The film "Drawing Flies" starred Jason Lee.
    (SSFC, 3/18/01, Par p.24)

1996        The film Dream With the Fishes was partly shot at Half Moon Bay, Ca.
    (PI, 3/21/98, p.5)

1996        The film "Drunks" starred Faye Dunaway.
    (SFEC, 8/6/00, Par p.18)

1996        The film "Ed" starred James Caviezel.
    (SSFC, 2/22/04, Par p.26)

1996        The film "Eddie" starred Dennis Farina.
    (SSFC, 6/3/01, Par p.18)

1996        The film Ed’s next Move was underrated.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1966        The film Elusive Muse with Suzanne Farrell was made.
    (SFEC, 6/8/97, Par p.18)

1996        The film "Emma," featured Alan Cumming and was based on the book by Jane Austin.
    (WSJ, 10/2/96, p.B5)(SFEC, 4/23/00, Par p.16)

1996        The film “The English Patient" was produced by Saul Zaentz and rated a top pick.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SSFC, 1/5/14, p.A1)

1996        The film "Eraser" starred James Caan, Arnold Schwarzenneger, Robert Pastorelli, Camryn Manheim and Danny Nucci. It was the 10th highest grossing film of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, C14)(SFC, 12/31/00, Par p.18)(SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1996        The film "The Evening Star" starred Jennifer Grant and Juliette Lewis. It was a sequel to "Terms of Endearment" and made it on a list of 10 awful films that could have been good
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)(SFC, 1/3/97, p.C3)(SFEC, 7/4/99, Par p.10)

1996        The film "Everyone Says I Love You" starred Drew Barrymore and Natasha Lyonne.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)(SSFC, 1/6/02, Par p.18)

1996        The musical film "Evita" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1996        The film "Faithful" was produced. It was noted as one of the ten worst of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film "Fargo" was voted the best film of 1996 by New York Film Critics’ Circle. It was rated #84 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFC, 12/13/96, p.C8)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1996        The film "Fear" starred Amy Brenneman, William Peterson and Mark Wahlberg.
    (SFEC, 9/5/99, Par p.14)(SSFC, 3/4/01, DB p.43)(SSFC, 3/31/02, Par p.14)

1996        The film "Feeling Minnesota" was produced. It was noted as one of the ten worst of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film “Female Perversions" featured Marcia Cross.
    (SSFC, 11/13/05, Par p.28)

1996        The film "The First Wives Club" with Marcia Gay Harden, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Kathie Lee Gifford and Goldie Hawn was the 9th highest grossing film of the year.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)(SFC, 12/29/96, C14)(SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)

1996        The film "Flirting With Disaster" starred George Segal, Mary Tyler Moore and Tea Leoni. It was directed by David O. Russell.
    (WSJ, 5/8/98, p.W4)(SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)(SFEC, 1/30/00, Par. p.14)

1996        The Australian film "Floating Life" starred Annette Shun Wah and Annie Yip. It was directed by Clara Law. It was about a Hong Kong family that moves to Australia.
    (SFC, 8/4/99, p.E3)

1996        The film "Fly Away Home" starred Anna paquin and Jeff Daniels.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SSFC, 12/24/00, DB p.49)

1996        The film "Follow Me Home" by Peter Bratt (34) won the audience award at the SF Int’l. Film Festival. It was his first film and made on a bare bones budget.
    (SFC, 2/17/96, p.D1)

1996        The French film "For Ever Mozart" by John-Luc Godard starred Madeleine Assas.
    (SFC, 3/20/98, p.D5)

1996        The film "For Which He Stands" featured Ed McMahon.
    (SFEC, 9/3/00, Par p.18)

1996        The documentary film "Frank and Ollie" was produced. It rated as one of the best.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The black-comedy film "Freeway" starred Brittany Murphy and Reese Witherspoon in a match with a freeway serial killer, Kiefer Sutherland. It was directed by Matthew Bright.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SSFC, 9/2/01, Par p.14)

1996        The Quentin Tarantino film "From Dusk Till Dawn" featured Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Marc Lawrence (1910-2005) and Quentin Tarantino. It made it on a list of 10 awful films that could have been good.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)(SFC, 1/3/97, p.C3)(SFEC, 3/2/97, Par p.16)(SFC, 12/6/05, p.B5)

1996        The film "The Funeral"  featured Chris Penn and Edie Falco.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)

1996        The Spike Lee film "Get on the Bus" was with Ossie Davis. It was a tribute to the 1995 Million Man March.
    (SFEC, 10/20/96, Par, p.24)(SFEC, 1/31/99, DB p.30)

1996        The film "The Ghost and the Darkness" was produced. It made it on a list of 10 awful films that could have been good.
    (SFC, 1/3/97, p.C1)

1996        The film "Ghosts of Mississippi" with Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods, Alec Baldwin and Craig T. Nelson  was directed by Rob Reiner. It was about the trial of Byron De La Beckwith.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(BS, 5/3/98, Par p.30)

1996        The film "The Gingerbread Man" featured Tom Berenger.
    (SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1996        The German documentary film "Girl in the Ring" by Aysun Bademsoy was about an 18-year-old female Turkish-German boxer.
    (SFC, 12/6/99, p.A14)

1996        The film "Girl 6" featured Debi Mazar. It was noted as one of the ten worst of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SSFC, 6/11/06, Par p.26)

1996        The film "Glory Daze" starred Ben Affleck and Brendan Fraser.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, DB p.55)(SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1996        The film “Goya’s Ghosts" was produced by Saul Zaentz.
    (SSFC, 1/5/14, p.A1)

1996        The film "The Grass Harp" featured Sissy Spacek.
    (SSFC, 11/4/01, Par p.14)

1996        The film "The Great White Hope" was released.
    (SFC, 1/29/03, p.A18)

1996        Cheick Oumar Sissoko, Paris educated and Mali-based writer and director, showed his film "Guimba the Tyrant" at the SF Int’l. Film Festival.
    (SFC, 1/17/96, p.D3)

1996        The documentary film "Halving the Bones" was produced. It rated as one of the best.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film "Hamlet" starred Julie Christie, Robin Williams and Kenneth Branagh as actor and director.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, Par p.14)(SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SFEC, 9/26/99, BR p.3)

1996        The film "Happy Gilmore" starred Adam Sandler.
    (SFC, 6/20/99, DB p.32)

1996        The film "Hard Eight" by Paul Thomas Anderson premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
    (SFC,10/17/97, p.C14)

1996        The film "Head Above Water" starred Cameron Diaz.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, DB p.55)

1996        The film "Heaven’s Prisoners" featured Kelly Lynch and Teri Hatcher.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)(SSFC, 4/16/06, Par p.14)

1996        The film "Heavy" was underrated.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The documentary film "Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam" by Nick Broomfield was about the leader of the LA call-girl ring.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, DB p.47)

1996        The film "Hellraiser: Bloodline" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1996        The film "High School High" featured Natasha Greggson Wagner and Jon Lovitz.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.34)

1996        The film "Hollow Reed" with Joely Richardson was produced.
    (SSFC, 8/12/01, Par p.14)

1996        The film "House Arrest" starred Jennifer Love Hewitt.
    (SFEC, 3/26/00, Par p.22)

1996        Disney’s animated "Hunchback of Notre Dame" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, C14)

1996        The film "I Can’t Sleep" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)

1996        The film "Illtown" starred Michael Rapaport.
    (SFEC, 7/2/00, Par p.18)

1996        The film "I Love You, I Love You Not" starred Claire Danes and Julia Stiles.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, DB p.55)(SSFC, 6/4/06, DB p.22)

1996        The sci-fi film "Independence Day" featured Harry Connick Jr. It was released on July 4 was the biggest money maker of the year ($306 million) and 6th all-time highest.
    (WSJ, 10/2/96, p.B5)(SFC, 12/29/96, C14)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R22)

1996        Arthur Penn directed the film "Inside." It focused on the abuses of the penal system in South Africa just before and after the collapse of Apartheid.
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, EM p.9)

1996        The film "I Shot Andy Warhol" starred Lili Taylor and Jill Hennessy.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SSFC, 2/4/01, Par p.8)

1996        Marlon Brandon starred in "The Island of Dr. Moreau." It was noted as one of the ten worst of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The documentary film "Its Elementary" was produced. It rated as one of the best.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film “It’s My Party" featured Olivia Newton-John.
    (SSFC, 9/11/05, p.26)

1996        The film "Jack" starred Fran Drescher, Bill Cosby and Robin Williams. It was noted as one of the 10 worst of the year. It was also on a list of 10 awful films that could have been good.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SFC, 1/3/97, p.C3)(SFEC, 9/27/98, Par p.20)

1996        The film "James and the Giant Peach" starred Jane Leeves.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SFEC, 7/26/98, Par p.12)

1996        The Franco Zeffirelli film "Jane Eyre" with William Hurt and Charlotte Gainsbourg was produced.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SFC, 2/14/97, p.D5)

1996        The film “Jazz ‘34" was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1966        The film "Jerry Maguire" starred Tom Cruise, Beau Bridges, Renee Zellweger, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Regina King.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)(SFEC,12/797, Par p.5)(SFEC, 8/9/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)

1996        The film "Jingle All the Way" with Arnold Schwarzenegger was produced. It was noted as one of the ten worst of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SFC, 1/1/97,p.D3)

1996        The film "johns" starred Craig Bierko.
    (SSFC, 6/24/01, Par p.18)

1996        The film "The Juror" starred Demi Moore and Alec Baldwin. It was directed by Brian Gibson.
    (SFEC, 4/20/97, BR p.31)(SFC, 1/8/04, p.A19)

1996        The film "Kansas City" starred Harry Belafonte. It was set in 1934 and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFEC, 9/8/96, DB p.53)(SSFC, 9/16/01, Par p.22)

1996        The 1* film "Kazaam" starred Shaquille O’Neal and Ally Walker. A rapping 315-pound genie grants an urban youth 3 wishes.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SFEC, 1/25/98, Par p.14)(WSJ, 5/31/00, p.A1)

1996        The film "Kingpin" starred Bill Murray.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.4)

1996        The film "Kissed" starred Molly Parker and was directed by Lynne Stopkevitch. It was about a female funeral parlor employee with a passion for male corpses.
    (SFC, 4/18/97, p.D3) (USAT, 3/24/99, p.12E)

1996        The Czech film "Kolya," directed by Jan Sverak, won a Golden Globes award as the best foreign language film of the year by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Zdenek Sverak, Jan’s father, wrote the script and played the leading role. It won an Oscar for best foreign film.
    (SFC, 1/20/96, p.D2)(SFC, 3/25/97, p.A15)

1996        Sharon Stone starred in "Last Dance."
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)

1996        Bruce Willis starred in "Last Man Standing."
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)

1996        The film "The Last Supper" starred Annabeth Gish.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)

1996        The documentary film "Leap of Faith" was produced. It rated as one of the best.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The documentary film "Liberty" originally aired as a PBS miniseries. It documented the beginning of the Revolutionary War to the ratification of the Constitution.
    (SFC, 7/4/98, p.E4)

1986        The film "Loch Ness" with Joely Richardson was produced.
    (SSFC, 8/12/01, Par p.14)

1996        The film "Lone Star" starred Elizabeth Pena and Stephen Lang. It rated a 4th place in the 1996 top 10 by one reviewer
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)

1996        The film "The Long Kiss Goodnight" starred Melina Kanakaredes and Craig Bierko. It was noted as one of the ten worst of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SFEC, 5/16/99, Par p.18)

1996        The Al Pucino documentary "Looking for Richard" was about Richard III.
    (SFEM, 2/9/97, p.6)

1996        The film "Loose Women" featured Melissa Errico.
    (SSFC, 10/20/02, Par p.16)

1996        The film “The Low Life" starred Kyra Sedgwick and Renee Zellweger.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)(SSFC, 8/7/05, Par p.18)

1996        The Japanese film "Maborosi" was directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda and starred Makiko Esumi in her acting debut. It rated a 9th place in the 1996 top 10 by one reviewer and one of the best foreign films.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SSFC, 4/22/01, DB p.51)

1996        The film "Mad Dog Time" featured Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)

1996        The film “Manny and Lo" was underrated.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film “Marvyn's Room" starred Gwen Verdun.
    (SFEC, 12/20/98, Par p.14)

1996        The film “Mary Reilly" starred Julia Roberts and John Malkovich and was directed by Stephen Frears.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, DB p.43)

1996        The film Ma Saison Preferee with Catherine Deneuve was released in the US. It rated a 3rd place in the 1996 top 10 by one reviewer.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SFEC, 1/5/97, DB p.38)

1996        The film Mars Attacks was produced.
    (SFC, 1/1/97, p.D3)

1996        The film "Menno’s Mind" featured Billy Campbell.
    (SFEC, 4/30/00, Par p.22)

1996        The film "Mercy" starred Maura Tierney.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, Par p.22)

1996        The film Metro with Eddie Murphy produced. It was partly shot at Dunes Beach near Half Moon Bay, Ca.
    (PI, 3/21/98, p.5)

1996        The film "Michael" with John Travolta, Andie MacDowell and Robert Pastorelli was produced. It made it on a list of 10 awful films that could have been good.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)(SFC, 1/3/97, p.C3)

1996        The film "Michael Collins" featured Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SSFC, 5/1/05, Par p.22)

1996        The film "Microcosmos" from Miramax is a 77 min. documentary about insect life. It also rated a 3rd place in the 1996 top 10 by one reviewer.
    (WSJ, 10/15/96, p.A16)

1996        The film "The Mirror Has Two Faces" starred George Segal, Barbra Streisand, Pierce Brosnan and Lauren Bacall. It was also directed by Streisand and made it on a list of 10 awful films that could have been good.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SFC, 1/3/97, p.C1)(SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.7)(SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)

1996        The film "Missing Pieces" starred Lauren Hutton.
    (SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)

1996        The film "Mission Impossible" starred Ving Rhames. It was the 3rd highest grossing film of the year at $180 million.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SFEC, 4/4/99, Par p.5)

1996        The film "Mother" was starred Albert Brooks, Lisa Kudrow and and Debbie Reynolds. Directed by Albert Brooks it was about a writer’s relationship with his mother. Albert Brooks and Monica Johnson wrote the screenplay which was voted best by the National Society of Film Critics.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)(SFC, 1/7/97, p.E5)

1996        The film "Mother Night" featured John Goodman and Kirsten Dunst.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 8/13/00, Par p.18)

1996        The Disney film "Mr. Holland’s Opus" starred Richard Dreyfuss. It was a marketed in a pioneer "word of mouth" method and grossed $82.5 million.
    (WSJ, 1/11/00, p.A1)

1996        The film "Mrs. Winterbourne" with Ricki Lake and Brendan Fraser was produced. It made it on a list of 10 awful films that could have been good.
    (SFC, 1/3/97, p.C3)(SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1996        The film "Mr. Wrong" starred Joan Cusack and Hope Davis.
    (SSFC, 4/1/01, Par p.18)(SSFC, 6/12/05, Par p.16)

1996        The film Mulholland Falls featured Jennifer Connely and Treat Williams.
    (SFEC, 2/23/97, Par p.18) (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1996        The film "Multiplicity" featured Andie Macdowell.
    (SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)

1996        The film "Muppet Treasure Island" featured Steve Whitmire.
    (SSFC, 11/24/02, Par p.19)

1996        The film “M" Word featured Cynthia Nixon.
    (SSFC, 1/22/06, Par p.18)

1996        The film "My Fellow Americans" with Lauren Bacall, Marg Helgenberger, Jack Lemmon and James Garner was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.7)(SSFC, 4/22/01, Par p.18)

1996        The French film Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud was produced. It rated as one of the best foreign films.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film Never Met Picasso opened at the SF Int’l. Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. It starred Alexis Arquette, Georgia Ragsdale and Margot Kidder and was about an "art/fag" painter searching for romance.
    (SFEC,12/28/97, DB p.8)

1996        The film “Normal Life" featured Kate Walsh, Luke Perry and Ashley Judd.
    (SFEC, 4/6/97, Par. p.10)(SSFC, 6/18/06, Par. p.18)(SFC, 1/24/97, p.D14)

1996        The Nutty Professor was the 4th highest grossing film of the year. Eddie Murphy was voted best actor by the National Society of Film Critics for his role.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, C14)   

1996        The film The Ogre starred John Malkovich and was directed by Volker Schlondorff. It was based on the novel "The Erl King" by Michel Tournier and was about an innocent man traveling the German countryside on horseback to recruit for the Hitler youth.
    (SFC, 8/9/99, p.D3)(SFC, 8/13/99, p.C8)

1996        The film "Once Upon a Time" was underrated.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film "One Fine Day" starred George Clooney and Michelle Pfeiffer. It was about 2 divorced New Yorkers who fall in love.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)(SFEC, 6/7/98, Par. p.5)

1996        The film "101 Dalmations" featured Joely Richardson and Hugh Laurie.
    (SSFC, 8/12/01, Par p.14)(SSFC, 9/4/05, Par p.20)

1996        The film "Palookaville" starred Vincent Gallo and Frances McDormand. It was directed by Alan Taylor, his debut.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(WSJ, 7/10/98, p.W3)

1996        The film "The People vs. Larry Flynt" with Courtney Love was produced. She was selected as best supporting actress by the New York Film Critics’ Circle.
    (SFC, 12/13/96, p.C8)

1996        The Martin Scorsese documentary film "Personal Journey Through American Cinema" was produced. It rated as one of the best.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film "The Phantom" featured Jon Tenney, Treat Williams and Billy Zane.
    (SFEC,12/28/97, Par p.22)(SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)(SFEC, 7/9/00, Par p.12)

1996        The film "Phenomenon" starred John Travolta, Forest Whitaker, Robert Duvall and Kyra Sedgwick. It the 8th highest grossing film of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, C14)(SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)(SFEC, 5/21/00, DB p.50)

1996        The film "Pie in the Sky" was produced.
    (SFEC, 4/20/97, BR p.31)

1996        The film "The Pompatus of Love" featured Jon Cryer.
    (SSFC, 4/18/04, Par p.22)

1996        The French film "Ponette" by Jacques Doillon starred little Victoire Thivisol as a 4-year-old who has lost her mother in a car accident. She won the best actress award at the Venice Film Festival.
    (SFEC, 6/29/97, DB p.11)

1996        The film "The Portrait of a Lady" starred Nicole Kidman. It was based on a novel by Henry James. Martin Donovan and Barbara Hershey were named best supporting actor and actress by the National Society of Film Critics.
    (SFC, 1/7/97, p.E5)(SFEC, 10/5/97, DB p.45)

1996        The 2* film "The Preacher’s Wife" with Whitney Houston and Denzel Washington was an angel movie.
    (SFC, 1/1/97, p.D8)(SFEC, 4/26/98, DB p.56)

1996        The film "Precious Find" starred Joan Chen.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)

1996        The film "Primal Fear" starred Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Maura Tierney and Edward Norton.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SFEC, 11/12/00, Par p.36)(WSJ, 2/23/00, p.W4)

1996        The film “The Prince" starred Kathryn Morris.
    (SSFC, 5/9/04, Par p.A20)

1996        The Russian film "Prisoner of the Mountain" by Sergei Bodrov won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. It was set in the current Russian-Chechen war and starred Oleg Menshikov and Sergei Bodrov Jr.
    (SFEC, 2/2/97, DB. p.35)

1996        The film "Ransom" with Mel Gibson, Live Schreiber and Donnie Wahlberg was the 6th highest grossing film of the year. It was written by Richard Price.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, C14)(SFEM, 12/5/99, p.21)

1996        The film Rich Man’s Wife was produced. It was noted as one of the ten worst of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The French film Ridicule was produced. It rated a 2nd place in the 1996 top 10 by one reviewer.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film "The Rock" with Nicolas Cage, James Caviezel, Sean Connery, Ed Harris, John C. McGinley and Danny Nucci was the 3rd highest grossing film of the year. It was noted as one of the ten worst of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, C14)(SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)(SSFC, 2/17/02, Par p.15)

1996        The film "Romeo and Juliet" starred Brian Dennehy and John Leguizamo.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)(SSFC, 7/13/03, Par p.12)

1996        The film "Scream" starred Drew Barrymore, Liev Schreiber, and Henry Winkler.
    (SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)(SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)(SFEC, 1/2/00, Par p.18)

1996        The film “Secret Agent" featured Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1996        The film “Secrets and Lies" was produced and rated a top pick.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)

1996        The female-heist film Set It Off was produced.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)

1996        The German film Sexy Sadie by Matthias Glasner was a gangster comedy about a convicted serial killer with a brain tumor.
    (SFC, 1/7/97, p.E1)

1996        The film "Sgt. Bilko" featured Daryl Mitchell.
    (SSFC, 10/5/03, Par p.26)

1996        The film Sgt. Kabukiman, NYPD was produced by the New York based Troma studio, founded by Lloyd Kaufman.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, DB p.52)

1996        The Japanese film "Shall We Dance" by Masayuki Suo won 13 national awards and created a ballroom dance craze.
    (SFEC, 7/13/97, DB p.33)

1996        The film She’s the One by Edward Burns was produced. It made it on a list of 10 awful films that could have been good.
    (SFC, 1/3/97, p.C1)

1996        The Australian film Shine was produced. It rated a 5th place in the 1996 top 10 by one reviewer. It was based on the life of pianist David Helfgott. Geoffrey Rush won the 1997 Academy Award for best actor. A 1998 book by Margaret Helfgott showed how the film twisted and perverted the facts of Helfgott’s life.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(WSJ, 7/27/98, p.A12)

1996        The film Sleepers was directed by Barry Levinson and starred Billy Crudup, Kevin Bacon and Minnie Driver.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.7)(SFEC, 10/4/98, DB p.51)(SFEC, 6/6/99, Par p.14)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1996        The film Sling Blade by Bob Thornton with J.T. Walsh was first shown at the NY Film Festival. It starred Robert Duvall and was about the return of a slow-witted man who murdered his mother and her lover when he was 12 years old.
    (WSJ, 3/14/97, p.A11)(WSJ, 5/15/98, p.W5)(SFEC, 7/19/98, DB p.54)

1996        The film Small Faces was underrated.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film Someone Else’s America was underrated.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film "Space Jam" featured Patricia Heaton.
    (SSFC, 11/11/01, Par p.30)

1996        The film "The Spitfire Grill" featured Marcia Gay Harden and was directed by Lee David Zlotoff. It was financed by a Roman Catholic organization and won an award at the Sundance Film Festival. It was made into a Broadway musical in 2001.
    (WSJ, 10/3/01, p.A20)(SSFC, 12/14/03, Par p.A22)

1996        The film "Spy Hard" featured Alex Trebek.
    (SSFC, 8/25/02, Par p.18)

1996        The film Star Trek First Contact opened and earned $30.45 in 3 days.
    (SFC, 11/25/96, p.D3)

1996        The film "Stealing Beauty" with Liv Ullman and Rachel Weisz featured a nude sitting.
    (SFC, 1/3/98, p.C7)(SSFC, 3/11/01, Par p.14)

1996        The Demi Moore comedy Striptease with Armand Assante and Burt Reynolds was an overseas success.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, C14)(SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)

1996        The Hong Kong film The Stunt Woman with Michelle Khan was produced.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1996        The film The Stupids starred Jenny McCarthy, a former Playmate.
    (SFEC,11/2/97, Par p.22)

1996        The film "The Substitute" starred Marc Anthony and Tom Berenger.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SFEC, 10/17/99, Par p.22)(SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1996        The 2* film "Surviving Picasso" with Anthony Hopkins and Julianne Moore  was directed by James Ivory.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)(WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1996        The film "Sweet Nothing" featured Miro Sorvino.
    (SSFC, 11/3/02, Par. p.22)

1996        The film Terminal Velocity was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)

1996        The film "That Thing You Do" starred Chris Isaac and Tom Everett Scott.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, DB p.54)(SSFC, 12/2/01, Par p.20)

1996        The film Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead was produced. It made it on a list of 10 awful films that could have been good.
    (SFC, 1/3/97, p.C3)

1996        The film "Thinner" featured Josh Lucas.
    (SSFC, 1/8/06, Par p.22)

1996        The hip-hop film "A Thin Line Between Love and Hate" was produced. It was noted as one of the ten worst of the year.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        "A Time to Kill" was the 7th highest grossing film of the year. It was based on the novel by John Grisham and featured Matthew McConaughey.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, C14)(WSJ, 2/20/97, p.A1)(SFEC, 3/7/99, Par p.5)

1996        The film "The Tin Cup" starred Kevin Costner, Don Johnson and Rene Russo. Costner plays an underachieving golf pro.
    (SSFC, 1/21/01, DB p.45)

1996        The film "To Gilian on her 37th Birthday" featured Kathy Baker and Peter Gallagher.
    (SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)(SSFC, 1/18/04, Par p.18)

1996        The documentary film “Troublesome Creek" was a hit at the Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for an Oscar.
    (SFC, 1/31/97, p.D3)

1996        The film "The Truth About Cats and Dogs" starred Janeane Garofalo.
    (SFEC, 8/20/00, Par p.12)

1996        The film "Twister" featured Philip Seymour Hoffman. It came out in video in Oct. It was the 2nd highest grossing film of the year at $241 mil.
    (SFC, 10/4/96, p.C8)(SFC, 12/29/96, C14)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R22)

1996        The film “Two If by Sea" featured Sandra Bullock and Denis Leary.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)(SSFC, 5/27/06, p.16)

1996        The film "Two Much" starred Antonio Banderas, Daryl Hannah and Melanie Griffith.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.40)(SSFC, 2/14/04, Par p.18)

1996        The documentary film The Typewriter, the Rifle and the Movie Camera is about Sam Fuller in his 80s joking and talking with Tim Robbins.
    (SFC,12/5/97, p.C12)

1996        The film "Unforgettable" starred Ray Liotta and was directed by John Dahl. A cop injects himself with the brain fluid of murder victims to experience their last moments.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)

1996        The Hong Kong film Viva Erotica, a satire on the porn industry, was directed by Derek Yee.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1996        The Taiwanese film Vive L’Amour was produced. It rated as one of the best foreign films.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film "A Time to Kill featured Sandra Bullock.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)

1996        The film "Unhook the Stars" featured Marisa Tomei.
    (SFC, 9/15/02, Par p.22)

1996        The film “Unlikely Angel" starred Dolly Parton.
    (SSFC, 10/30/05, Par p.18)

1996        The film "Up Close and Personal" starred Robert Redford, Michelle Pfeiffer and Noble Willingham (d.2004 at 72).
    (SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)

1996        The film "A Very Brady sequel" starred Gary Cole.
    (SSFC, 2/8/04, Par p.26)

1996        The film “Waiting to Exhale" was produced.
    (SFC, 1/1/97, p.D8)

1996        The film “Walking and Talking" featured Live Schreiber.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)(SSFC, 7/4/04, Par p.14)

1996        The film "Welcome to the Dollhouse" was directed by Tod Solondz and starred heather Matarazzo. It rated a 10th place in the 1996 top 10 by one reviewer.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SSFC, 4/22/01, DB p.51)

1996        The film “When We Were Colored" was underrated.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The documentary film “When We Were Kings" recounted the 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle," and won an Oscar.
    (SFC, 3/25/97, p.A15)

1996        The Iranian film “The White Balloon" was produced. It rated as one of the best foreign films.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.31)

1996        The film "The Whole Wide World" starred Renee Zellweger and Vincent D'Onofrio.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)

1996        The film "The Wife" was written and directed by Tom Noonan. He uses a one night encounter between two couples to critique modern attitudes toward love, life and God. It starred Noonan as a New Age therapist, Julie Hagerty, Karen Young and Wallace Shawn.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.30)(SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.62)

1996        The film "Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick" was produced. It was a portrait of director William A. Wellman.
    (USAT, 5/16/97, p.3D)

1996        The film "William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet" by Baz Luhrmann was produced. It made it on a list of 10 awful films that could have been good.
    (SFC, 1/1/97,p.D8)(SFC, 1/3/97, p.C3)

1996        The film "Wish Upon a Star" starred Katherine Heigl.
    (SFEC, 2/13/00, Par p.10)

1996        The film “Woman in the Moon" featured Portia de Rossi.
    (SSFC, 2/6/05, Par p.24)

1996        Kirk Douglas received a career achievement award by the Film Academy.
    (SFC, 5/24/99, p.D2)

Films 1997-xxxx

1997        Mar 24, At the 69th Annual Hollywood Academy Awards, "The English Patient" won best picture and director (Anthony Minghella) and 7 other Oscars; Geoffrey Rush won best actor for "Shine," and Frances McDormand best actress for "Fargo."
    (SFC, 3/25/97, p.A1)(AP, 3/24/98)

1997        Jul 3, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (Lionsgate) was formed in Vancouver, BC. Its headquarters were later moved to Santa Monica, Ca.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lions_Gate_Entertainment)(Econ, 1/25/14, p.57)

1997        Producer-director Stanley Kramer published his autobiography: "A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World: A Life in Hollywood."
    (SFEC, 8/17/97, BR p.5)

1997        The film "The Absent Minded Professor" with Robin Williams was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The film "Absolute Power" featured E.G. Marshall, Laura Linney, Ed Harris and Clint Eastwood as star and director.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4) (SFEC, 6/21/98, Par p.5)(SFEC, 11/12/00, Par p.36)

1997        The romantic comedy film "Addicted To Love" featured Meg Ryan and Maureen Stapleton. It was directed by Griffin Dunne.
    (SFC, 5/20/97, p.B5)(SFC, 5/23/97, p.C3)

1997        The film "Affliction" starred James Coburn and Nick Nolte. Coburn won an Oscar for best-supporting actor.
    (SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1997        The film "Afterglow" was directed by Alan Rudolph and starred Nick Nolte and Julie Christie.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, DB p.54)(SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)

1997        The film "Air Bud" was about a golden retriever as a sports hero.
    (SFEC, 6/22/97, DB p.56)

1997        The film "Air Force One" with Harrison Ford and Liesel Matthews was produced.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(WSJ, 12/12/02, p.B1)

1997        Kevin Spacey directed "Albino Alligator."
    (SFEM, 1/12/97, DB  p.35)

1997        The film "Alchemy" by Suzanne Myers was shown as part of the cross-country Fuel Tour, a marketing ploy by 4 independent film-makers.
    (SFC,10/18/97, p.E1)

1997        The English comedy "AIDS drama Alive and Kicking" was directed by Nancy Meckler.
    (SFC, 8/22/97, p.D3)

1997        The 4th of a series film "Alien Resurrection" starred Sigourney Weaver and Winona Ryder. It was directed by the French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.42)(SFC,11/26/97, p.E1)

1997        The film "All Over Me," a depiction of teenage girls, was produced.
    (SFC, 4/25/97, p.D6)

1997        The film "All She Wanted" starred Drew Barrymore.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)

1997        The Cantonese comedy film "All’s Well, Ends Well" 1997 was released.
    (SFC, 3/17/97, p.D2)

1997        The film "American Job" by Chris Smith was shown as part of the cross-country Fuel Tour, a marketing ploy by 4 independent film-makers.
    (SFC,10/18/97, p.E1)

1997        The film "An American Werewolf in Paris" starred Tom Everett Scott and Julie Delpy and was directed by Anthony Waller.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.42)(SFC,12/25/97, p.C9)

1997        The Steven Spielberg film "Amistad" was based on the true story of an 1839 slave ship uprising.
    (SFC, 9/5/97, p.C3)

1997        The film "Anaconda" featured a 140-foot lethal reptile.
    (SFC, 4/7/97, p.E2)

1997        The animated film "Anastasia" was a Don Bluth and Gary Goldman production. It featured the voices of Bernadette Peters and Kirsten Dunst.
    (SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.56)(SFEC, 3/21/99, Par p.30)(SFEC, 8/13/00, Par p.18)

1997        The Russian film "Anna" by Nikita Mikhalkov opened in SF.
    (SFC, 6/9/97, p.D3)

1997        The film "Anna Karenina" starred Sophie Marceau and Danny Huston.
    (SFC, 2/6/98, p.C14)(SSFC, 11/9/03, Par p.20)

1997        The documentary film "Anthem" was directed by Shainee Gabel and Kristin Hahn with the purported goal to check out the American pulse.
    (SFC, 8/22/97, p.D12)

1997        The film "The Apostle" starred Robert Duvall and June Carter Cash.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)(SFC, 5/16/03, p.A24)

1997        The film "Arresting Gena" by Hannah Weyer was shown as part of the cross-country Fuel Tour, a marketing ploy by 4 independent film-makers.
    (SFC,10/18/97, p.E1)

1997        The film "As Good As It Gets" starred Jack Nicholson, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr., Kathryn Morris and Helen Hunt. It was about a New York, misanthropic, romance novelist who suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder. The film the Golden Globes award as best film comedy/musical, best actor for Jack Nicholson, and best actress for Helen Hunt.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)(SFEC,12/797, Par p.5)(WSJ, 12/26/97, p.A7)(SFC, 1/19/98, p.E1)

1997        The film "The Assignment" with Aidan Quinn was directed by Christian Duguay.

1997        The comedy film "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" starred Mike Myers and Seth Green. A sequel was produced in 1999.
    (SFC, 4/28/97, p.B2)(SSFC, 12/17/00, Par p.12)

1997        The German film "Ballermann 6" was about a bar by the same name on the Spanish Island of Majorca.
    (WSJ, 12/4/97, p.A1)

1997        The crime drama film "Bang" was directed by Ash.
    (SFC, 9/17/97, p.D3)

1997        The comedy film BAPS was directed by Robert Townsend and starred Natalie Deselle and Halle Berry. The acronym stands for Black American Princesses.
    (SFC, 3/24/97, p.E3)(SFC, 3/28/97, p.C3)

1997         The 4th "Batman and Robin" film starred George Clooney, Jesse Ventura and Alicia Silverstone. It grossed $107 million but was the least successful of the 4 Batman movies.
    (WSJ, 4/18/97, p.B1)(SFEC, 6/7/98, Par. p.5)(SFEC, 5/28/00, Par p.22)

1997        The film "Battle of the Sexes" starred Sasha Alexander.
    (SSFC, 6/17/01, Par p.18)

1997        The British comedy film Bean starred Rowan Atkinson and Burt Reynolds. It was directed by Mel Smith and written by Richard Curtis.
    (SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.42)

1997        The film Beaumarchais by French director Edouard Molinaro starred Fabrice Luchini. It focused on the years 1774-1784.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.14)(SFC,11/28/97, p.C15)

1997        The film The Beautician and the Beast starred Fran Drescher.
    (SFEC, 9/27/98, Par p.20)

1997        The film "Bent" starred Clive Owen, Mick Jagger, Rachel Weisz and Lothaire Bluteau. It was directed by Sean Mathias and based on the 1979 Broadway play about a gay love story set in a Nazi concentration camp.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)(SSFC, 3/11/01, Par p.14)

1997        Beverly Hills Ninja starred Chris Farley and Nicolette Sheridan. It was directed by Dennis Dugan.
    (SFC, 1/18/97, p.D1)

1997        The film "The Big Lebowski" with Jeff Bridges, Philip Hoffman, John Turturro and Julianne Moore was directed by Joel Coen.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.37)(SFC, 9/5/97, p.C3)(SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)

1997        The Spanish language film  Bitter Sugar was directed by Leon Ichaso. It was set in Havana and told of a romance between a student and a dancer.
    (SFC, 3/17/97, p.D2)

1997        The film "Black Circle Boys" starred Donnie Wahlberg.
    (SSFC, 3/23/03, Par p.18)

1997        The documentary film Black and Jews was made by Deborah Kaufman, Bari Scott and Alan Snitow.
    (SFC, 7/26/97, p.E1)

1997        The film Bliss opened at the SF film festival. It was directed by Lance Young and was about a newly wed couple’s sexual difficulties.
    (SFC, 4/25/97, p.D6)

1997        The film Blood and Wine with Jack Nicholson and Michael Caine was released.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(WSJ, 2/21/97, p.A12)

1997        The film "Boogie Nights" with William H. Macy, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham, Alfred Molina, Philip Seymour Hoffman, John C. Reilly and Julianne Moore was about the porno film world. Burt Reynolds won the Golden Globes award for best supporting actor.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC, 5/18/97, DB p.45)(SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.22)(SFC, 1/19/98, p.E1)

1997        The film "Booty Call" opened. It was an urban comedy by Jeff Pollack.
    (SFC, 2/24/97, p.E2)

1997        The film "The Boxer" starred Daniel Day-Lewis and Emily Watson and was directed by Jim Sheridan. It was about an IRA member who returns to Belfast after a prison sentence.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.42)(WSJ, 1/2/98, p.6)

1997        The film "Box of Moonlight" by Tom DiCillo was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.48)

1997        The relationship comedy film "Boyfriends" was written and directed by Neil Hunter and Tom Husinger.
    (SFC, 8/29/97, p.D3)

1997        The film "Boys Night Out" with Christopher Walken was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The film "Brassed Off" was written and directed by Mark Herman.
    (WSJ, 5/27/97, p.A16)

1997        The film "The Brave" starred Johnny Depp.
    (SFEC, 5/24/98, Par p.16)

1997        The action thriller film "Breakdown" starred Kurt Russell and J.T. Walsh.
    (SFC, 4/28/97, p.B2)(SFEC, 7/19/98, DB p.54)

1997        The film "Breaking Up" with Russell Crowe and Salma Hayek was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/2/97, Par p.16)

1997        The documentary film "Breathing Lessons" was about Mark O'Brian (d.1999), a Berkeley journalist, author and poet who had spent most of his life in an iron lung. The film won an Oscar. It was directed by Jessica Yu and won an Academy Award.
    (SFC, 7/3/99, p.B1)(SFC, 7/7/99, p.C2)

1997        The drama film "Broken English" was set in New Zealand. It was a love story of a Croatian refugee and a native Maori.
    (SFC, 5/20/97, p.B5)(SFC, 5/23/97, p.C3)

1997        The drama film "Buddy" featured Alan Cumming. It was the story of Gertrude Lintz who raised a baby gorilla in New York in the 1920s. Her autobiography was titled: "Animals Are My Hobby."
    (SFC, 6/6/97, p.D3)(SFEC, 4/23/00, Par p.16)

1997        The film Bugis Street was directed by Yonfan. It was about transvestites and transsexuals in Singapore around 1970.
    (SFC,10/22/97, p.E1)

1997        The Burkina Faso/French film Buud Yam was the Grand Prize winner at the 1997 Pan-African Film Festival.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.17)

1997        The film Burn, Hollywood, Burn by Alan Smithee opened at the Mill Valley Film Festival. [see Alan Smithee in 1998]
    (SFC, 9/10/97, p.E1)

1997        The film The Butcher Boy was based on the Patrick McCabe story of Irish country life.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)

1997        The film Can’t You Hear the Wind was a biography of blues legend Robert Johnson.
    (SFC, 9/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The film Career Girls by Mike Leigh was about 2 London women who re-evaluate their lives.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, DB p.45)

1997        The Australian "The Castle" was directed by Rob Sitch.
    (SFEC, 9/24/00, DBp.59)

1997        The animated musical film "Cats Don’t Dance" was directed by Mark Dindal.
    (SFC, 3/24/97, p.E3)

1997        The Dutch film Character was set in Rotterdam in the 1920s. It won an Oscar for best foreign film.
    (SFC, 3/24/98, p.A6)

1997        The film "Chasing Amy" starred Jason Lee and was directed by Kevin Smith. It was produced for $250,000 and is about a male comic-book artist who falls in love with a lesbian comic-book artist.
    (WSJ, 3/28/97, p.A14)(SSFC, 3/18/01, Par p.24)

1997        The film "A Chef in Love was directed by Georgian Nana Djorjadze.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, DB p.10)

1997        The Australian film Children of the Revolution starred Judy Davis and was about the mother of a child supposedly fathered by Stalin.
    (SFEC, 3/2/97, DB p.48)

1997        The film Chinese Box by Wayne Wang starred Jeremy Irons and Gong Li. It featured the transfer of Hong Kong as the background for a love story.
    (WSJ, 6/26/97, p.A16)(SFEC, 9/21/97, DB p.55)

1997        The film Citizen Ruth with Laura Dern opened in Jan. It was about the reunion of a group of women.
    (SFC, 1/6/97, p.D5)

1997        The film "A Civil Action" with John Travolta was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The Cameroon film Clandestine (Clando) was made by Jean-Marie Teno.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.17)

1997        The film The Climb starred John Hurt and Gregory Smith and was directed by Bob Swaim. It was about an old man and young boy who dreamed of scaling a 200-foot radio tower. It was originally called "Straight Through the Heart" and was renamed for a 1999 re-release.
    (SFC, 2/22/99, p.E3)(SFC, 2/26/99, p.D6)

1997        The film "Clockwatchers" featured Lisa Kudrow.
    (SSFC, 9/14/03, Par p.22)

1997        The film "Cold Around the Heart" featured Kelly Lynch and Chris Noth.
    (SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)(SSFC, 2/1/04, Par p.18)

1997        The film Cold Heart featured David Caruso.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.22)

1997        The film Commandments starred Aidan Quinn who looses everything and takes his revenge on God by breaking all the commandments.
    (SFC, 4/28/97, p.B2)

1997        The film Con Air with Nicolas Cage was directed by Simon West.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(WSJ, 6/6/97, p.A12)

1997        The film The Coney Island of Lawrence Ferlinghetti was made by Chris Felver.
    (SFC, 3/24/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "Conspiracy Theory" starred Mel Gibson, Patrick Stewart, Troy Garity and Julia Roberts.
    (WSJ, 4/18/97, p.B1)(WSJ, 8/8/97, p.A11)(SFEC, 12/5/99, Par p.26)

1997        The film Conspirators of Pleasure by Jan Svankmajer opened. It was set in Prague told the story of 6 ordinary individuals who live out their sexual fantasies in unusual ways.
    (SFC, 9/8/97, p.D5)

1997        The film “Contact" featured Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey and Rob Lowe. It was based on the Carl Sagan novel and was directed by Robert Zemeckis.
    (SFC, 7/7/97, p.E3)(SFEC, 3/7/99, Par p.5)(SSFC, 7/7/02, Par p.14)

1997        The film "Cop Land" starred Edie Falco, Janeane Garofalo, Ray Liotta, Sylvester Stallone, Michael Rapaport, Robert De Niro and Annabella Sciorra.
    (SFEC, 7/6/97, p.5)(SFEC, 7/2/00, Par p.18)(SSFC, 4/8/01, Par p.20)(SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)

1997        The film "Cost of Living" featured Edie Falco.
    (SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)

1997        The film Cousin Bette based on the Balzac novel starred Elisabeth Shue and was directed by Des McAnuff.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.7)

1997        The Canadian film Crash was about crash survivors erotically addicted to auto collisions. It was based on a book by J.G. Ballard.
    (SFC, 3/17/97, p.D2)(WSJ, 3/21/97, p.A17)

1997        The film Criminal Intent with Tupac Shakur was released Sep 13, the anniversary of his death.
    (SFEC, 5/25/97, Par p.C2)

1997        The black comedy film Critical Care with James Spader and Helen Mirren was directed by Sidney Lumet. It was adopted from a novel by Richard Dooling.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFC,10/31/97, p.C3)

1997        The UN produced film A Cyber-Tale of Three Cities was shown at the Venice Film Festival. It featured three teenagers talking over the Internet about urban problems. The UN had more than 100 films and videos in active distribution.
    (SFC, 8/26/97, p.E4)

1997        Dangerous Ground, a South African exile searches for his missing brother in the underworld of Johannesburg.
    (SFC, 2/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The film Dante’s Peak with Pierce Brosnan and Linda Hamilton was released.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC, 2/2/97, Par. p.10)

1997        Jun 5, The Sri Lanka film Dark Night of the Soul by Prasanna Vithanage was an Int’l. film festival award winner and premiered in the Bay Area.
    (SFC, 6/5/97, p.E3)

1997        The film The Dark Side of the Sun starred Brad Pitt. It was shot in Yugoslavia in 1988.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, DB p.55)

1997        The film Daughters by Chris Brown was about 3 generations of women in Livermore, Ca.
    (SFC, 9/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The Hong Kong film The Day the Sun Turned Cold was directed by Yim Ho.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D4)

1997        The film “Daytrippers" with Parker Posey was directed by Greg Mottola.
    (WSJ, 3/7/97, p.A12)(SFEC,12/29/97, p.E2)

1997        The film “Deceiver" starred Tim Roth as a suspect in the murder of a prostitute.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)

1997        The film "Deconstructing Harry" starred Elisabeth Shue, Jennifer Garner, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Kirstie Alley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Mariel Hemingway. It was directed by Woody Allen.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, Par p.15)(SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.7)(SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43) (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)(SFEC, 9/26/99, BR p.3)

1997        The Mexican film “Deep Crimson" was directed by Arturo Ripstein. It was a remake of the 1970 film "Honeymoon Killers" based on a true story of a bluebeard who marries, fleeces and murders lonely widows.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)(SFC,12/5/97, p.C3)

1997        The film “Delinquent" was written and directed by Peter Hall.
    (WSJ, 9/12/97, p.A20)

1997        The film “The Delicate Art of the Rifle" by the Cambrai Liberation Collective of North Carolina was shown as part of the cross-country Fuel Tour, a marketing ploy by 4 independent film-makers. It was a reimaging of the 1966 sniper attack by Charles Whitmann at the Austin Campus of the Univ. of Texas.
    (SFC,10/18/97, p.E1)

1997        The drama film “The Delta" with Shayne Gray and Thang Shan was directed by Ira Sachs.
    (SFC,11/6/97, p.C3)

1997        The film “Der bewegte Mann" (Maybe... Maybe Not) was a German satire about tangled relationships.
    (WSJ, 11/5/97, p.B1)

1997        The film “The Designated Mourner" by director David Hare starred Miranda Richardson and Mike Nichols. It was based on a play by Shawn.
    (SFC, 6/6/97, p.D3)(SFEC, 5/2/99, DB p.53)

1997        The drama film “Desolation Angels" was directed by Tim McCann.
    (SFC,10/17/97, p.C3)

1997        The Egyptian film “Destiny" starred Nour el-Cherif and Laila Eloui. It was directed by Youssef Chahine. It was about the 12th century philosopher Averroes.
    (SFC, 9/17/99, p.C6)   

1997        The film "The Devil’s Advocate" starred Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves and Craig T. Nelson. It was directed by Taylor Hackford.
    (BS, 5/3/98, Par p.30)(WSJ, 11/26/99, p.W5)

1997        The film “The Devil’s Own" with Treat Williams, Julia Stiles and Harrison Ford was directed by Alan J. Pakula (d.1998). It was about a New York cop who befriends an Irish terrorist.
    (SFC, 3/24/97, p.E3)(SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1997        The German film “Didn’t Do It for Love" was a portrait of dominatrix Eva Norwind and was directed by Monika Treut.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D6)

1997        The film “Digging to China" featured Evan Rachel Wood.
    (SSFC, 7/24/05, Par p.18)

1997        The film “Different for Girls" was directed by Robert Grace. It was the story of a romance between a transsexual and her former childhood friend.
    (SFC, 9/8/97, p.D5)

1997        The film "The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca" featured Esai Morales. It was directed by Puerto Rican Marcos Zurinaga and was based two books by Ian Gibson that describe the story of a journalist who returned to Spain in 1954 to seek the murderer of the poet Federico Garcia Lorca.
    (SFC, 9/8/97, p.D5)(SSFC, 6/23/02, Par p.18)

1997        The film “Doctor Dolittle" with Eddie Murphy was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The French documentary film “Donka: X-Ray of an African Hospital" was shown at the SF Film Festival. It focused on a public hospital in the Guinean capital of Conakry.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D1)

1997        The film “Don King" starred Ving Rhames.
    (SFEC, 4/4/99, Par p.5)

1997        The Mike Newell film “Donnie Brasco" with Al Pucino and Johnny Depp opened. It was based on a true story of an FBI agent, Joseph D. Pistone, who infiltrated the mob in 1976 and wrote Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia in 1988.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFC, 2/24/97, p.E2)(SFEC, 3/2/97, DB p.48)

1997        The film "Double Team" with Jean-Claude Van Damme was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The film "Dream With the Fishes" by Finn Taylor showed at the Sundance Film Festival.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D1)

1997        The film "Driven" was produced.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, Par p.18)

1997        The film "Drunks" with Parker Posey was directed by Peter Cohn.
    (SFC, 8/11/97, p.D2)

1997        The documentary film "East Side Story" was about Soviet era musicals.
    (SFC,11/14/97, p.C14)

1997        The film "The Edge" starred Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin. It was directed by Lee Tamahori. The screenplay was written by David Mamet.
    (WSJ, 9/26/97, p.A20)(SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.58)

1997        The Japanese film "The Eel" was directed by Shohei Imamura and won the Palme d’Or at Cannes.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)

1997        The film "Eight Days a Week" starred Keri Russell.
    (SFEC, 10/25/98, Par p.18)

1997        The Hong Kong film "Eighteen Springs" was directed by Ann Hui.
    (SFC,11/12/97, p.E3)

1997        The French film The Eighth Day was written and directed by Belgian director Jaco Van Dormael. It was about a young man with Down syndrome.
    (WSJ, 3/14/97, p.A11)

1997        The film Eight Heads in a Duffel Bag with Joe Pesci was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The film "Elmore Leonard’s Gold Coast" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/15/02, p.D18)

1997        The film "The End of Violence" featured Andie Macdowell.
    (SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)

1997        The documentary film Ernesto Che Guevara, The Bolivian Diary, directed by Robert Dindo, began showing.
    (SFC, 1/20/97, p.D5)

1997        The Turkish film Eskiya (Bandit) was selected by the culture ministry as Turkey’s nomination for the Academy Awards. The ministry overruled the initial selection of "Hamam" by the independent film board.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, DB p.60)

1997        The sci-fi film "Event Horizon" featured Joely Richardson and Sam Neill. It was directed by Paul Anderson.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)(SSFC, 8/12/01, Par p.14)

1997        The Woody Allen film Everyone Says I Love You was produced.
    (SFEM, 1/12/97, DB  p.34)

1997        The film Everything Relative by Sharon Pollack opened in Jan. It was about the public debate on abortion.
    (SFC, 1/6/97, p.D5)

1997        The film Eve’s Bayou starred Samuel L. Jackson. It was written and directed by Kasi Lemmons and produced by Jackson. It chronicles a fateful summer in the lives of a Creole family.
    (SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.43)(SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.43)

1997        The film “Exception to the Rule" festured Eric McCormack.
    (SSFC, 5/14/06, Par p.24)

1997        The adventure film "Excess Baggage" with Christopher Walken and Alicia Silverstone was directed by Marco Brambilla.
    (SFC, 8/29/97, p.D3)(SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.7)

1997        The film "Executive Target" featured Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)

1997        The action and science fiction film "Face/Off" with John Travolta, Joan Allen and Nicolas Cage was directed by Jim Woo.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC, 5/21/00, DB p.50)

1997        The film Fairytale: A True Story was directed by Charles Sturridge and written by Ernie Contreras. It was based on actual incidents in 1917 rural England.
    (SFC,10/24/97, p.C1)

1997        The film Fame Whore was by Jon Moritsugu. It was about a man obsessed with notoriety.
    (SFC, 9/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The film Farmer and Chase opened. It was about the relationship between a criminal and his son that erupts when a young woman comes between them. It was directed by Michael Seitzman.
    (SFC, 2/24/97, p.E2)

1997        The documentary film Fast, Cheap & Out of Control by Earl Morris was about 4 control freaks and their animals.
    (WSJ, 10/3/97, p.A8)

1997        The film “Father’s Day" starred Robin Williams and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)(SFEC, 9/26/99, BR p.3)

1997        The film “Female Perversions" starred Tilda Swinton and was directed by Susan Streitfeld.
    (SFC, 5/9/97, p.D9)(SFC, 3/3/08, p.E5)

1997        The comedy film “Fierce Creatures" with John Cleese opened in Jan.
    (SFC, 1/20/97, p.D5)(SFC, 1/24/97, p.D1)

1997        The sci-fi film “The Fifth Element" by Luc Besson featured Luke Perry. It was set in Manhattan in the year 2259. The film used a song by Khaled Hadj Brahim, the Algerian-born singer who combined western and African music in a style called "rai." His latest song, "Aicha," has sold more than 1.5 million copies. Besson won a 1998 French Cesar Award for best director. The film was France’s top box-office hit.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, DB p.39)(SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.14)(SFC, 3/3/98, p.B5)

1997        The thriller film "Fire Down Below" starred Marg Helgenberger and was directed by Felix Enriquez Acala.
    (SFEC, 8/31/97, DB p.10)(SSFC, 4/22/01, Par p.18)

1997        The film “Firehouse" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1997        The Swiss film “Fire in Paradise" was directed by Markus Imhoof. It was set in 1912 and was about an woman who takes another’s place for an arranged marriage in Asia.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D6)

1997        The documentary film “Flamenco" was filmed by Vittorio Storaro in an abandoned train station in Seville.
    (SFC, 9/8/97, p.D5)

1997        The Israeli film “Florentene" was directed by Eytan Fox. It was about 9 Israelis in their 20s and premiered in the US in 1998.
    (SFC, 7/18/98, p.E1)

1997        The film "Flubber" with Robin Williams and Marcia Gay Harden was a remake of the 1961 Disney comedy "The Absent Minded Professor."
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.42)(SSFC, 12/14/03, Par p.A22)

1997        In the film "Follow Me Home," four mural artists journey across America to paint a mural on the White House.
    (SFC, 2/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "Fools" was the first South African feature film directed by a black South African, Ramadan Suleman.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.17)

1997        The film "Fools Rush In" with Salma Hayek, Matthew Perry and Jon Tenney was a romantic comedy about a conservative career man and a Mexican American woman.
    (SFC, 2/10/97, p.E3)(SFEC, 3/2/97, Par p.16)

1997        The 3-part Chilean film "Football Stories" was directed by Andres Wood.
    (SFC, 9/17/97, p.D1)

1997        The comedy film "For Richer or Poorer" starred Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley as wealthy Manhattanites who flee the IRS by going undercover in Amish country.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)

1997        The film "Four Little Girls" by Spike Lee was a documentary of the 1963 church burning in Alabama.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, DB p.45)

1997        The documentary film "Frank Capra’s American Dream" was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, DB p.47)

1997        The film "Free Willy 3" was the 3rd whale sequel.
    (SFEC, 6/22/97, DB p.56)

1997        The Ukrainian film "A Friend of the Deceased" starred Alexandre Lazarev and Angelika Nevolina. It was directed by Vyacheslav Krishtofovich.
    (SFC, 5/15/98, p.C3)

1997        The German film "From Hell to Hell" was directed by Dmitri Astrachan. It was based on a true story of a Jewish mother who gives away her child to a Polish woman as she is deported to a concentration camp. She later tries to reclaim the child and is rebuffed.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D6)

1997        The comedy film "The Full Monty" was about six men who put together a strip act to make money.
    (SFC, 8/11/97, p.D2)

1997        The film Gabbeh by Mohsen Makhmalbaf was in Farsi and set in southeastern Iran.
    (SFC, 9/29/97, p.E2)

1997        The film "The Game" starred Michael Douglas and was directed by David Fincher.
    (SFC, 9/8/97, p.D5)(SSFC, 4/6/03, Par p.24)

1997        The crime drama film Gang Related with Jim Belushi and Tupac Shakur was released.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFC, 10/8/97, p.E5)

1997        The film The Garden of Good and Evil with John Cussack was directed by Clint Eastwood and based on the best-selling book by John Berendt which was about a 1981 murder in Savannah, Ga., where Jim Williams shot and killed his younger, redneck boyfriend.
    (SFC,10/31/97, p.C7)(SFC, 6/5/98, p.C14)

1997        The film Gattaca had its premiere at the Toronto film festival. It starred Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman and was directed by Andrew Niccol.
    (SFEM,10/19/97, p.22)

1997        The film Genealogies of a Crime with Catherine Deneuve was shown at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D1)

1997        The film Gentlemen Don’t Eat Poets was set in 1940’s England and starred Sting was released in the US. It was based on the Patrick McGrath novel "The Grotesque."
    (SFC, 3/17/97, p.D2)(SFEC, 4/6/97, Par. p.2)

1997        The Disney film "George of the Jungle" with Brendan Fraser and Leslie Mann was based on the 1970s cartoon. It was shot in part at the Filoli estate west of Redwood City, Ca.
    (SFEC, 6/22/97, DB p.56)(SFEC, 7/30/00, Par p.5)

1997        The film "G.I. Jane" with James Caviezel and Demi Moore was directed by Ridley Scott.
    (SFC, 8/22/97, p.D1)

1997        The film "Going All the Way" with Jeremy Davies, Ben Affleck, Amy Locane, Rachel Weisz and Lesley Ann Warren was directed by Mark Pellington. It was based on the 1970 novel by Dan Wakefield set in 1954.
    (SFEC, 5/25/97, Par p.C14)(SFC, 10/10/97, p.C3)

1997        The film “Good Burger" was about 2 high school pals who rescue a faltering burger stand. It was described as a wretched comedy.
    (SFEC, 6/22/97, DB p.56)(SFC, 7/25/97, p.D3)

1997        The coming-of-age drama film "Good Will Hunting" starred Robin Williams, Minnie Driver and Stellan Skarsgard. It was directed by Gus Van Sant. Actor writers Matt Damon and Ben Affleck won the Golden Globes award for best screenplay.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)(WSJ, 12/5/97, p.A16)(SFC, 1/19/98, p.E1)

1997        The film “Gray’s Anatomy" by Steven Soderbergh is about midlife crises on a search for physical health.
    (SFC, 4/7/97, p.E2)

1997        The film “Great Expectations" with Ethan Hawke and Robert De Niro was directed by Alonso Cuaron. It was based on the 1860 novel by Charles Dickens transferred to New York and Florida in the 1990s.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.37)(SFEC,11/23/97, p.A25)

1997        The film “Gridlock’d" starred Tupac Shakur. It was shot a few months before he was killed in Las Vegas.
    (SFEC, 1/19/97, Par p.22)

1997        The film "Grosse Pointe Blank" starrred Minnie Driver, Jeremy Piven, and Joan Cusack. It was about a hitman with plans to reunite with his high school sweetheart at their 10-year reunion.
    (SFC, 4/7/97, p.E2)(SFC,12/30/97, p.E7)(SFEC, 6/6/99, Par p.14)

1997        The film “The Grotesque" featured Lena Headey.
    (SSFC, 8/14/05, Par p.18)

1997        The film “Guantanamera" was directed by the late Tomas Gutierrez and Juan Carlos Tabio. It was about contemporary life in Cuba.
    (WSJ, 8/19/97, p.A17)(SFC, 9/29/97, p.E2)

1997        The film “Gummo" starred Jacob Reynolds. The experimental drama was written and directed by Harmony Korine (21). It was a distorted look at a distorted underside of small-town America.
    (SFC, 5/21/98, p.E4)

1997        The film "Hamam" (Turkish Bath) was produced. It was a tale of 2 men who fall in love in a Turkish bath. The culture ministry overruled the initial selection of "Hamam" by the independent film board to represent Turkey at the Academy Awards.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, DB p.60)

1997        The Scandinavian biography film "Hamsun" with Max von Sydow was shown at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D3)

1997        The film "Happy Together" was directed by Wong Kar-Wai. He won a best director award at Cannes. It was loosely based on Manuel Puig’s novel: A Buenos Aires Affair."
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, DB p.54)(SFC,11/11/97, p.D4)

1997        The film "Hard Eight" starred John C. Reilly. It was the story of a gambler whose dark secret threatened his friendship with a young man. It was director Paul Thomas Anderson’s debut effort.
    (SFC, 2/24/97, p.E2)(WSJ, 12/17/99, p.W7)

1997        The film "In Harm’s Way" starred Jennifer Garner.
    (SSFC, 9/30/01, Par p.22)

1997        The musical drama “The Harmonists" was directed by Joseph Vilsmaier. It was based on the German singing group of the 1930s.
    (SFC, 3/19/99, p.C3)

1997        The Turkish film “The Heavy Novel" was directed by Mustafa Altioklar. It was about ordinary people on the back streets of Istanbul and contained scenes depicting police torture.
    (SFC, 1/31/98, p.A10)

1997        Disney produced the animated film “Hercules." It featured the voice of Hal Holbrook.
    (WSJ, 4/18/97, p.B1)

1997        The English film “Hollow Reed" by Angela Pope starred Martin Donovan as a married homosexual doctor.
    (SFC, 4/28/97, p.B2)

1997        The film “Home Alone 3" starred Alex D. Linz (8).
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.42)

1997        The film "Honeymoon" stared Tom Cavanagh.
    (SSFC, 10/6/02, Par p.18)

1997        The film “Hoodlum" with Laurence Fishburne was directed by Bill Duke. It was a black version of "The Godfather."
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFC, 8/26/97, p.E4)(WSJ, 8/29/97, p.A9)

1997        The film “The Horse Whisperer" was a Robert Redford adaptation of a novel by Nicholas Evans. It starred Redford and Kristin Scott Thomas.
    (SFC, 9/5/97, p.C3)(SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)

1997        The film "House of Yes" by Mark Waters was based on the play by Wendy McLeod and showed at the Sundance Film Festival. It featured Parker Posey, Rachel Leigh Cook, and Tori Spelling, the daughter of producer Aaron Spelling.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D1)(SFC,10/17/97, p.C9)(SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.56)

1997        The film "Howard Stern’s Private Parts" starred Leslie Bibb., Allison Janney and Howard Stern, radio shock jock.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC, 3/2/97, DB p.31)(SFEC, 5/21/00, Par p.22)(SFEC, 7/16/00, Par p.18)

1997        The film “How Stella Got Her Groove Back" was based on the novel by Terry McMillan.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)

1997        The brainless sex farce film "How to Be a Player" with Bill Bellamy was released.
    (SFC, 8/9/97, p.D1)

1997        The film “Hudson River Blues" by Neil Cox about an executive obsessed with saving the Hudson River.
    (SFC, 9/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The Hong Kong film “Hu-Du-Men" (Stage Door) was directed by Shu Kei.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D4)

1997        The film “Hugo Pool" starred Patrick Dempsey.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.22)

1997        The film "The Hunchback" starred Mandy Patinkin as Quasimodo.
    (SFC, 3/18/02, p.D6)

1997        The film Hurricane Streets by Morgan J. Freeman was one of two to win the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. The film starred Brendan Sexton III.
    (SFC, 1/27/97, p.D1)(SFC, 2/13/98, p.C13)

1997        The Ang Lee film "The Ice Storm" with Joan Allen and Allison Janney was based on a novel by Rick Moody.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)(SFC, 9/10/97, p.E1)(SFC, 10/12/97, DB p.35)

1997        The slasher film "I Know What You Did Last Summer" was directed by Jim Gillespie with 20-year-old Sarah Michelle Gellar and Jennifer Love Hewitt.
    (SFEC, 7/6/97, Par p.18)(SFC,11/3/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "I’m Not Rappaport" with Craig T. Nelson, Walter Matthau and Ossie Davis opened. It was base on the 1985 Herb Gardner play.
    (SFC, 1/20/97, p.D5)(SSFC, 4/15/01, Par p.11)

1997        The film "In and Out" starred Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Bob Newhart and Tom Selleck. It was directed by Frank Oz.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.37)(SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)

1997        The $25,000 film "In the Company of Men" by Neil LaBute was released. It starred Amy Brenneman, Stacy Edwards and Aaron Eckhart. It was about a smooth businessman who seduces a young deaf woman for sport.
    (SFC, 8/9/97, p.D1)(SFEC, 8/16/98, DB p.43)(SFEC, 12/6/98, Par p.22)

1997        Jun 5, The Chinese film "In Expectation" was an Int’l. film festival award winner and premiered in the Bay Area.
    (SFC, 6/5/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "In Love and War" featured Sandra Bullock.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)

1997        The film "Inside" with Eric Stoltz opened in Jan. He played a univ. prof. accused of conspiracy.
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, DB p.28)

1997        The film "Intimate Relations" was written and directed by Phillip Goodhew.
    (WSJ, 9/19/97, p.A13)

1997        The film "Inventing the Abbotts" featured Jennifer Connely, Kathy Baker, Joaquin Phoenix and Billy Crudup.
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 10/4/98, DB p.51)

1997        The French film “Irma Vep" with Maggie Cheung was written and directed by Olivier Assayas. It was a remake of the 1915-1916 10-part silent serial "Les Vampires" by Louis Feuillade.
    (SFC, 8/8/97, p.D3)

1997        The film "The Jackal" starred Sidney Poitier and Richard Gere. It was directed by Michael Caton-Jones and was loosely based on the 1973 film "The Day of the Jackal."
    (WSJ, 11/14/97, p.A16)(SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)(WSJ, 2/23/00, p.W4)

1997        The film "Jackie Brown" was based on Elmore Leonard’s 1992 novel "Rum Punch." It was directed by Quentin Tarantino and starred Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Bridget Fonda and Robert De Niro.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)(WSJ, 12/26/97, p.A7)

1997        The film “Jackie Chan’s First Strike’ with Jackie Chan opened in Jan. It was an action comedy on the recovery of a stolen nuclear warhead.
    (SFC, 1/6/97, p.D5)

1997        The film "johns" by Scott Silver starred Lukas Haas, David Arquette and Elliot Gould.
    (SFC, 1/31/97, p.D3)

1997        The film "Julian Po" featured Allison Janney.
    (SFEC, 5/21/00, Par p.22)

1997        The Disney film "Jungle 2 Jungle" with Tim Allen and Leelee Sobieski was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/2/97, DB p.34)(SFEC, 5/9/99, Par p.10)

1997        The Indian film "Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love" by Mira Nair was released in the US.
    (SFEC, 3/2/97, DB p.32)

1997        The film "Keys To Tulsa" starred Mary Tyler Moore amd was about blackmail and revenge.
    (SFC, 4/7/97, p.E2)(SFEC, 1/30/00, Par. p.14)

1997        The film “Kicked in the Head" with James Woods and Kevin Corrigan was directed by Matthew Harrison.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, DB p.14)

1997        The film “Kini & Adams" was by Idrissa Ouedraogo of Burkino Faso.
    (SFC, 9/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The suspense thriller film “Kiss the Girls" with Morgan Freeman and Jeremy Piven was based on a novel by James Patterson and directed by Gary Fleder.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFC, 9/29/97, p.E2)

1997        The sex farce "Kiss Me, Guido" featured Molly Price. It was written and directed by Tony Vitale.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D3)(SSFC, 3/30/03, Par p.26)

1997        The Australian road movie "Kiss or Kill" was written and directed by Bill Bennett. It featured Frances O’Connor.
    (WSJ, 11/14/97, p.A16)(SSFC, 7/1/01, Par p.14)

1997        The German film Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door was produced by Buena Vista Int’l., a division of Walt Disney Co.
    (WSJ, 11/5/97, p.B1)

1997        The fantasy film "Kull the Conqueror" starred Kevin Sorbo. It was based on a Marvel Comics hero of the 1930s by writer Robert E. Howard and was directed by John Nicolella.
    (SFEC, 6/22/97, DB p.56)(SFC, 8/29/97, p.D1)

1997        The film “L.A. Confidential" with Kevin Spacey and Simon Baker was directed by Curtis Hanson. Los Angeles and New York film critics voted it the best film of the year. Kim Bassinger won the Golden Globes award for best supporting actress.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.37)(SFC,12/16/97, p.E6)(SFC, 1/19/98, p.E1)(SSFC, 9/1/02, Par p.14)

1997        The Italian film “Land in Between" (Terra di mezzo) was directed by Matteo Garrone. It was about an immigrant in Italy.
    (SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.60)

1997        The film "Last Stand at Sber River" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/15/02, p.D18)

1997        The film "The Last Time I Committed Suicide" starred Marg Helgenberger and was based on "the great sex letter" written by Neal Cassidy to Jack Kerouac.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E5)(SSFC, 4/22/01, Par p.18)

1997        The romantic comedy “Late Bloomers" was directed by Julia Dyer.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D3)

1997        The film “Leave It to Beaver" was based on the classic TV series.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC, 6/22/97, DB p.56)

1997        The film "Lesser Prophets" starred Jimmy Smits.
    (SSFC, 1/2/05, Par p.22)

1997        The film “Les Voleurs" (Thieves) with Catherine Deneuve was directed by Alain Tanner.
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, DB p.28)(SFEC,12/29/97, p.E2)

1997        The film "Liar, Liar" with Jim Carrey and Maura Tierney was produced. It was about a lawyer forced to tell the truth for 24 hours.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFC, 3/17/97, p.D2)

1997        The documentary film "Licensed to Kill" was made by Arthur Dong. It explored the minds of men whose anti-gay feelings led them to commit murder.
    (SFEC, 4/6/97, DB p.38)

1997        The documentary film "A Life Apart: Hassidism in America" was directed by Menachem Daum and Oren Rudavsky.
    (SFC,10/31/97, p.C8)

1997        The documentary film "The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist" was directed by Kirby Dick.
    (SFC,11/6/97, p.C14)

1997        The film "A Life Less Ordinary" featured Tony Shalhoub and was directed by Danny Boyle.
    (SSFC, 6/1/03, Par p.18)

1997        The Canadian film "Lillies" by John Grayson won the Audience Award at the SF Lesbian and Gay Int’l. Film Festival.
    (SFEC, 10/5/97, DB p.12)(SFC, 10/10/97, p.C5)

1997        The German film "Little Dieter Needs to Fly" was directed by Werner Herzog. It is the story of Dieter Dengler, a German who became a US pilot and a POW in the Vietnam War.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D6)

1997        The film "The Locusts" featured Jessica Capshaw. It was set on a 1960s Kansas ranch and was directed by John Patrick Kelley.
    (SFC, 9/29/97, p.E2)(SSFC, 12/29/02, Par p.18)

1997        The documentary film "Loners On Wheels" was about the 87-year-old Duchess Grubb and the Justice triplets.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.17)

1997        The documentary film "The Long Way Home" was about Holocaust survivors and won a 1998 Oscar. It was written and directed by Mark Jonathon Harris and covered the years 1945-1948, when the state of Israel was formed.
    (SFC, 3/24/98, p.A6)

1997        The film noir "Lost Highway" by David Lynch featured Natasha Greggson Wagner and Patricia Arquette. It has 2 parallel stories with ambiguous characters and mysterious events.
    (WSJ, 2/21/97, p.A12)(SFC, 2/24/97, p.E2)(SFEC, 3/8/98, Par p.18)

1997        The film "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" with Jeff Goldblum and Julianne Moore was scheduled for release on Memorial Day. It was the 3rd highest grossing film of the year at $229 million.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(WSJ, 4/18/97, p.B1)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R23)

1997        The film “Love and Death on Long Island" with John Hurt and Jason Priestly was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, DB p.54)

1997        The film "Love in Paris" featured Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)

1997        The film “love jones" with Nia Long was directed by Theodore Witcher. It was one of two to win the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival.
    (SFC, 1/27/97, p.D1)

1997        The film “Lovelife" featured Jon Tenney.
    (SFEC,12/28/97, Par p.22)

1997        The film “Lovemaster" featured Courtney Thorne-Smith.
    (SFEC, 8/1/99, Par p.19)

1997        The comedy film "Love and Other Catastrophes" starred Frances O’Connor. It is about the lives and loves of five college students.
    (SFC, 4/7/97, p.E2)(SSFC, 7/1/01, Par p.14)

1997        The film “Love’s Debris," directed by Werner Shroeter, was shown at the SF Film Festival. It glimpsed into the lives of 3 opera divas, Martha Modl, Rita Gorr and Anita Cerquetti and asked the question "Why and how do singers find their emotions in their voices?"
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D3)(SFC, 9/8/97, p.D5)

1997        The Australian comedy film “Love Serenade," written and directed by Shirley Barrett, was shown at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D3)(SFEC, 5/18/97, DB p.45)(WSJ, 8/1/97, p.A12)

1997        The film “Love! Valour! Compassion!" based on the play by Terence McNally was shown at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D3)

1997        The film “In Love and War" on the Hemingway romance with Agnes von Kurowsky, was based on the book "Hemingway in Love and War: The Lost diary of Agnes von Kurowsky" by Henry Villard and James Nagel.
    (SFEC, 1/19/97, DB p.32)

1997        The Japanese film “Maborosi" was about a young woman who tries to recover from the death of her husband.
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, DB p.53)

1997        The film "Mad City" starred Dustin Hoffman and John Travolta. It was directed by Costa-Gavras.
    (SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.12)

1997        The film “Magic Hour" with Paul Newman was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        Jun 5, The Taiwanese film “Mahjong" by Edward Yang was an Int’l. film festival award winner and premiered in the Bay Area.
    (SFC, 6/5/97, p.E3)

1997        The documentary film “Mandela: Son of Africa, Father of a Nation" by Jo Menell premiered at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 5/1/97, p.E1)

1997        The comedy film “The Man Who Knew Too Little" was directed by on Amiel.
    (SFC,11/14/97, p.C3)

1997        The coal-miner drama “Margaret’s Museum" was directed by Mort Ransen.
    (SFC, 5/16/97, p.C3)

1997        The Italian film “Marianna Ucria" was directed by Roberto Faenza. It was based on a novel by Dacia Maraini about an 18th century Sicilian deaf mute.
    (SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.60)

1997        The Czech film “Marketa Lazarova" was shown at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D1)

1997        The film "Marvin’s Room" with Meryl Streep, Gwen Verdon, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Diane Keaton opened in Jan. Directed by Jerry Zaks it was a comic examination of family relationships.
    (SFC, 1/6/97, p.D5)(SFC, 10/19/00, p.D3)

1997        The action film “Masterminds" was directed by Roger Christian.
    (SFC, 8/22/97, p.D3)

1997        The romantic comedy film "The Matchmaker" starred Janeane Garofalo.
    (SFC, 9/29/97, p.E2)

1997        The film "Ma Vie En Rose" was directed by Belgian Alain Berliner and starred Georges Du Fresne. It was a tragicomic fable of a young boy who’s convinced that he’s really a girl. The film won the Golden Globes award for best foreign film.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)(SFC, 1/19/98, p.E1)

1997        The film "McHale's Navy"  featured Debra Messing.
    (SFEC, 4/4/99, Par p.22)

1997        The film "Meet Wally Sparks" with Rodney Dangerfield was released.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The film "Men in Black" featured Tommy Lee Jones, Tony Shalhoub and Vincent D'Onofrio. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. It was the 2nd highest grossing film of the year at $250 million.
    (WSJ, 4/18/97, p.B1)(SFC, 7/2/97, p.E1)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R23)

1997        The film "Message To Love" opened. It was a documentary about the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival, a 5-day music event with Hendrix, The Doors, Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, the Moody Blues. Leonard Cohen and others.
    (SFC, 2/24/97, p.E2)

1997        The film "Metro" starred Carmen Ejogo and Michael Rapaport.
    (SFEC, 2/6/00, Par p.22)(SFEC, 7/2/00, Par p.18)

1997          The film "Metroland" with Emily Watson was produced.
    (SFEC,12/14/97, Par p.22)

1997        The Clint Eastwood film "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" was based on the John Berendt nonfiction account of a murder in Savannah, Ga. It featured Clint’s daughter Alison and Kevin Spacey.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)(SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.56)(SFEC, 10/3/99, DB p.58)

1997        The film "A Midwife’s Tale" was shown at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D3)

1997        The children’s film "The Mighty" starred Sharon Stone and was based on the book "Freak the Mighty."
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)

1997        The sci-fi film “Mimic" featured man-size roaches and was directed by Guillermo Del Toro.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The sci-fi thriller ‘Moebius" was made by students at the Univ. of Cinema in Buenos Aires at a cost of $250,000.
    (SFC, 5/3/97, p.E1)

1997        The Iranian film “A Moment of Innocence" was shown at the SF Film Festival. It was based on a 1974 incident where the director, Mohsen Makmalbaf, tried to disarm one of the Shah’s police.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D1)

1997        The film “Mondo" was the story of a homeless Gypsy boy and was based on the book by J.M.G. LeClezio.
    (SFC, 7/7/97, p.E3)

1997        The film “Money Talks" was directed by Brett Ratner.
    (SFC, 8/22/97, p.D4)

1997        The film "A Mongolian Tale by Xie Fei won best director and best artistic contribution for music at the Montreal Film Festival.
    (SFEC, 4/20/97, DB p.10)

1997        The French film “Mon Homme" was written and directed by Bertran Blier.
    (SFC, 10/10/97, p.C5)

1997        The Italian film “Moon Spins Between land and Sea" (Giro di lune tra terre e mare) was directed by Giuseppe Gaudino. It was a tale of the ancient town Pozzuoli set in the present and the time of Nero.
    (SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.60)

1997        The film “Mortal Combat II: Annihilation" was directed by John Leonetti and starred Christopher Lambert.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.42)

1997        The action film "Most Wanted" with Jon Voight, Simon Baker and Jill Hennessy was directed by David Glenn Hogan.
    (SFC, 10/10/97, p.C2)(SFEC,12/29/97, p.E2)(SSFC, 2/4/01, Par p.8)

1997        The Russian film "Mother and Son" was directed by Alexander Sokurov and shown at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D1)(SFC, 1/16/99, p.E4)

1997        The film "Mouse Hunt" starred Nathan Lane and Lee Evans.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.42)

1997        The Spanish film "Mouth to Mouth" was directed by Peter Cattaneo. It was about an actor struggling to survive in Madrid while working at a phone-sex service.
    (WSJ, 9/16/97, p.A20)

1997        The film "Moving In/Moving Out" was a character drama.
    (SFC, 9/10/97, p.E3)(SFEM, 9/28/97, p.17)

1997        The film "Mr. Magoo" starred Leslie Nielson as the classic cartoon character along with voices by Miguel Ferrer, Ernie Hudson, Jennifer Garner, and Kelly Lynch. It was directed by Stanley Tong.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.42)(SFEC,12/797, Par p.30)(SFC,12/25/97, p.C5)(SFEC, 9/17/00, Par p.34)

1997        The film "Mimic" featured Mira Sorvino. It was about cockroaches getting big and humanoid.
    (SFC, 7/6/98, p.D1)(SSFC, 11/3/02, Par. p.22)

1997        The  film "Mrs. Brown" was about the relationship between Queen Victoria and her servant John Brown over the years 1864-1883. Dame Judi Dench won the Golden Globes award for best actress/drama.
    (SFEC, 7/13/97, Par p.2)(SFC, 1/19/98, p.E1)

1997        The film "Mrs. Dalloway" starred Vanessa Redgrave, Lena Headey and Robert Hardy (1925-2017). It was set in 1923 and based on a 1925 Virginia Woolf novel. It was directed by Marleen Gorris.
    (SFC, 9/5/97, p.C3)(SSFC, 8/14/05, Par p.18)(SSFC, 8/6/17, p.C12)

1997        The documentary film "Mumia Abu-Jamal: A Case for Reasonable Doubt" chronicled the plight of the death row inmate.
    (SFC, 4/28/97, p.B2)

1997        The thriller film "Murder At 1600" was directed by Dwight Little.
    (SFC, 4/18/97, p.D3)

1997        The film "Murder in Mind" starred Jimmy Smits.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, Par p.30)

1997        The film “My Best Friend’s Wedding" starred Rupert Everett, Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney.
    (SFC, 9/5/97, p.C3)(SFEC, 12/6/98, Par p.5)

1997        The film “The Myth of Fingerprints" starred Roy Schneider, Hope Davis and Julianne Moore was directed by Bart Freundlich. Dad gets drunk and kisses son’s girlfriend.
    (SFC,10/17/97, p.C34)(SFC,12/30/97, p.E7)(SFEC, 1/31/99, Par p.14)(SSFC, 6/12/05, p.16)

1997        The dog film “Napoleon" was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The film “Nevada" featured Amy Brenneman.
    (SFEC, 9/5/99, Par p.14)

1997        The film “Night Falls on Manhattan" with Lena Olin and Richard Dreyfus was directed by Sidney Lumet.
    (SFC, 2/16/97, Par. p.26)(SFC, 5/16/97, p.C3)

1997        The film “Night of the Lawyers" featured Kate Walsh.
    (SSFC, 6/18/06, Par. p.18)

1997        The film "Nothing Personal" was directed by Thaddeus O’Sullivan. It was set in the "troubles" period of Northern Ireland.
    (SFC, 5/9/97, p.D3)

1997        The Disney comedy film "Nothing To Loose" was directed by Steve Oedekerk. The title was sold to Disney from another film by Eric Bross who renamed his film tentatively to "Sweet Jersey."
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D3)(SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.65)

1997        The film "Nowhere" featured Kathleen Robertson and was directed by Gregg Araki and was about youth alienation.
    (SFC, 5/30/97, p.D5)(SSFC, 6/10/01, Par p.18)

1997        The film "O Amor Natural" was shown at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D3)

1997        The dark comedy film "Officer Killer" was directed by Cindy Sherman and  starred Carol Kane, Molly Ringwald and Jeanne Tripplehorn.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)

1997        The film "Once Upon a Time in China and America" was produced. It was a Hong Kong action film made in Texas.
    (SFC, 5/23/97, p.C3)

1997        The French film "On Cunnait la Chanson" (Same Old Song) won the 1998 Cesar Award for best French film of the year.
    (SFC, 3/3/98, p.B5)

1997        The film "On Dangerous Ground" with Ice Cube and Elizabeth Hurley was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The classroom drama film "187" was directed by Kevin Reynolds.
    (SFC, 7/30/97, p.E1)

1997        The film "One Night Stand" with Wesley Snipes, Ming-Na Wen and Nastassia Kinski was directed by Mike Figgis.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.37)(SFEC, 6/14/98, Par p.26)

1997        The Chinese film "The Opium War" was directed by Xie Jin. It was about the events leading up to the 1842 Treaty of Nanking.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1997        The film "Oscar and Lucinda" was directed by Gillian Armstrong and was based on the Peter Carey Booker Prize-winning novel of thwarted love in the Australian frontier.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)

1997        The comedy film "Out to Sea" with Rue McClanahan, Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon was directed by Martha Coolidge.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SSFC, 10/21/01, Par p.22)

1997        The film “Painted Angels" featured Kelly McGillis.
    (SFEC,11/9/97, Par p.22)

1997        The biographical film “The Painter" (La Peintre) was based on a biography of the Chinese painter, Pan Yu-liang, by Shi Nan.
    (SFC, 8/20/97, p.A1)

1997        The film “Palmetto" starred Woody Harrelson and Elisabeth Shue as a femme fatale.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, Par p.7)

1997        The romantic comedy "Paperback Romance" was written and directed by Ben Lewin.
    (SFC, 8/29/97, p.D3)

1997        The drama film "Paradise Road" featured Jennifer Ehle and was directed by Bruce Beresford. It was about a Japanese women’s internment camp in Sumatra during WW II.
    (SFC, 4/18/97, p.D3)(SFEC, 6/25/00, Par p.22)

1997        The thriller film "Peacemaker" starred Nicole Kidman, Goran Visnjic and George Clooney. Kidman’s character was based on Jessica Stern, a woman who headed the White House anti-nuclear smuggling operation in the first Clinton Administration.
    (SFEC, 9/14/97, Par p.14)(WSJ, 9/26/97, p.A20)(SSFC, 12/9/01, Par p.22)

1997        The film “Peppermills" featured Kate Walsh.
    (SSFC, 6/18/06, Par. p.18)

1997        The film "The Pest" featured John Leguizamo and Freddy Rodriguez.
    (SSFC, 7/13/03, Par p.12)

1997        The film "Phantoms" was based on the horror novel be Dean Koontz.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)

1997        The Italian film "Physical Jerks" (In barca a vela contromano) was directed by Stefano Reali. It was jab at the public health system about a patient who checks into a hospital for surgery.
    (SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.60)

1997        The film "Picture Perfect"  starred Jennifer Aniston and Faith Prince.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SSFC, 4/8/01, Par p.20)(SSFC, 4/8/01, Par p.20)

1997        The film "Pillow Book" by Peter Greenway was about a Japanese woman who liked to have her body painted with calligraphy.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, DB p.45)

1997        The Italian film "Pizzicata" starred Chiara Torelli and Fabio Frascaro. It was directed by Edoardo Winspeare and was about a US fighter pilot shot down in 1943.
    (SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.60)(SFC, 8/27/99, p.C5)

1997        The film "Plan B" featured Jon Cryer.
    (SSFC, 4/18/04, Par p.22)

1997        The film "Playing God" featured Timothy Hutton and was directed by Andy Wilson.
    (SFC,10/17/97, p.C3)(SSFC, 5/27/01, Par p.22)

1997        The film "Polish Wedding" with Lena Olin was made.
    (SFC, 2/16/97, Par. p.26)

1997        The film "Ponette" starred Victoire Thivisol (4). Thivisol won the best actress award at the Venice Film Festival.
    (SFEC,12/29/97, p.E2)

1997        The Kevin Costner film "The Postman" was based on the 1985 sci-fi thriller by David Brin. It was set in the year 2013.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)(SFC,12/25/97, p.C1)

1997        The Disney film "Prefontaine," based on the distance runner Steve Prefontaine, opened.
    (SFC, 1/20/97, p.D5)

1997        The film "Pre," based on the life of Steve Prefontaine was scheduled for release by Warner Bros.
    (SFC, 1/22/97, p.E1)

1997        The Japanese animated film "Princess Mononoke" was made with drawings by Hayao Miyazaki. In 1999 Helen McCarthy authored "Hayao Miyazaki: Master of Japanese Animation." Hyperion Press published "Princess Mononoke: The Art and Making of Japan's Most Popular Film of All Time."
    (WSJ, 10/29/99, p.W9)(SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.9)

1997        The film "Prince Valiant" starred Katherine Heigl.
    (SFEC, 2/13/00, Par p.10)

1997        The Belgium film "La Promesse" by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne starred Jeremie Renier.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D3)(SSFC, 4/22/01, DB p.51)

1997        The film "Pronto" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/15/02, p.D18)

1997        The Australian film "The Quiet Room" was released in the US.
    (WSJ, 4/25/97, p.A12)

1997        The film “Race With Destiny," about the life of James Dean, with Robert Mitchum was to be released after his death.
    (SFC, 7/4/97, p.D7)

1997        The film “Rachel’s Daughters" was a documentary on the causes of breast cancer.
    (SFC, 9/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "The Rainmaker" was adapted from the 1995 John Grisham novel and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. It starred Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Jon Voight, Danny DeVito, Mary Kay Place, Danny Glover, Roy Scheider and Teresa Wright. It was about an idealistic attorney forced to take seedy cases in order to establish himself.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)(SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)(SFC, 2/11/08, p.A2)

1997        The film "Raising the Ashes" was produced.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.17)

1997        The film "The Real Blonde" starred Daryl Hannah.
    (SSFC, 2/14/04, Par p.18)

1997        The political thriller film "Red Corner" with Richard Gere was directed by Jon Avnet.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFC,10/31/97, p.C3)(WSJ, 10/31/97, p.A20)

1997        The film "Red Ribbon Blues" with RuPaul and Lypsinka was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The film "The Relic" starred Penelope Ann Miller. It united a police lieutenant and a biologist against a mysterious killer.
    (SFC, 1/6/97, p.D5)(SSFC, 1/20/02, Par p.18)

1997        The film "Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre" starred Renee Zellweger.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)

1997        The documentary film "Riding the Rails" was made by Lexy Lovell and Michael Uys.
    (SFC, 1/26/04, p.B4)

1997        The film "Ripe" by Mo Ogrodnik opened in SF.
    (SFC, 6/9/97, p.D3)

1997        The Taiwanese drama film "The River" was shown at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D3)

1997        The film "Road Ends" with Dennis Hopper was shown at the Mill Valley Film Festival.
    (SFC, 9/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "Robocop" was based on the Robert A. Heinleim story "Starship Troopers."
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)

1997        The kids comedy film "Rocket Man" starred Beau Bridges and was directed by Stuart Gillard.
    (SFC, 10/10/97, p.C2)(SFEC, 8/9/98, Par p.18)

1997        The film "Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion" featured Janeane Garofalo, Alan Cumming, Camryn Manheim, Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino.
    (SFC, 4/25/97, p.D6)(SFEC,12/29/97, p.E2)(SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.5)

1997        The film "Rosewood" starred Ving Rhames and Don Cheadle and was directed by John Singleton. It was about the all-black town in Florida that was torched in 1923.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, DB p.30)(SFEC, 4/4/99, Par p.5)

1997        The German film "Rossini or the Fatal Question, Who Slept With Whom?" was directed by Helmut Diet. It was comedy-drama about a group of people who go to an Italian restaurant.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D6)

1997        The romantic comedy film "Rough Magic" was produced.
    (SFC, 5/30/97, p.D3)

1997        The film "The Saint" starred Val Killer and Elisabeth Shue.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(WSJ, 4/4/97, p.A7)(SSFC, 3/4/01, Par p.18)

1997        The Italian comedy film “Satisfaction or Your Money Back" (Consign per gli acquisti) was directed by Sandro Boldoni. It was a spoof on modern consumerism.
    (SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.60)

1997        The film “Savage" starred Jennifer Grant.
    (SFEC, 7/4/99, Par p.10)

1997        The comedy film “Schizopolis" by Steven Soderbergh opened in SF.
    (SFC, 6/9/97, p.D3)

1997        The slasher film “Scream 2" featured Live Schreiber and Portia de Rossi. It was directed by Wes Craven.
    (SFC,12/12/97, p.C1)(SSFC, 7/4/04, Par p.14)

1997        The UN produced film “Secrets in the Sand" was shown at the Venice Film Festival. It was about Iraq’s stockpile of biological weapons.
    (SFC, 8/26/97, p.E4)

1997        The film “Selena" with Jennifer Lopez was released. It was about the Tejano pop singer killed at age 23.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFC, 3/17/97, p.D2)

1997        The French film “A Self-Made Hero" starred Matthieu Kassovitz and was directed by Jacques Audiard. It was about a man who joins the French underground near the end of the war.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)(SFC,12/5/97, p.C3)

1997        The film “Seven Years in Tibet" was directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. It was about the Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer, who tutored the Dalai Lama in the 1940s and chronicled human rights abuses. Harrer had also been a Nazi storm trooper in 1933.
    (SFC, 8/19/97, p.E4)

1997        The film “Shadow Conspiracy" by George P. Cosmatos with Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland and Linda Hamilton opened.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFC, 1/31/97, p.D3)

1997        The film “Shakespeare’s Sister" with William Hurt and Madeleine Stowe was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The drama film "She’s So Lovely" was directed by Nick Cassavetes, son of John Cassavetes, who wrote the original script. It starred Justina Machado, Sean Penn, Robin Wright Penn, and John Travolta.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, DB p.45)(WSJ, 8/29/97, p.A9)

1997        The film "Shiloh" by Dale Rosenbloom was about a dog. It featured Rod Steiger.
    (SFC, 6/17/97, p.E3)(SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)

1997        The comedy film "A Simple Wish" with Michael Pastorelli was about a 7-year-old’s wish for a fairy godmother to help her dad become a Broadway star.
    (SFEC, 6/22/97, DB p.56)(SFEC, 6/29/97, Par p.22)

1997        The French film "A Single Girl" was directed by Benoit Jacquot and starred Virginie Ledoyen and Benoit Magimel.
    (SFC, 6/6/97, p.D7)

1997        The film "The Sixth Happiness" was produced in the UK.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.17)

1997        The basketball film "The Sixth Man" was directed by Randall Miller.
    (SFC, 3/24/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "Slave to the Underground" was directed by Kristine Peterson.
    (SFC,11/14/97, p.C14)

1997        The film "A Smile Like Yours" featured Jill Hennessy, Greg Kinnear and Lauren Holly.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)(SSFC, 2/4/01, Par p.8)

1997        The film "Smilla’s Sense of Snow" with Julia Ormond was scheduled for release. It was based on the Peter Hoeg novel.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The film "Soul Food" starred Irma P. Hall and Nia Long.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.58)

1997        The film "Spawn" starred John Leguizamo and was based on a comic-book hero.
    (SFEC, 6/22/97, DB p.56)(SFEC, 7/25/99, Par p.5)

1997        The film "Speed II: Cruise Control" with Sandra Bullock opened. It was a sequel to the 1994 film "Speed."
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFC, 6/9/97, p.D3)

1997        The underwater adventure film "Sphere" was based on a book by Michael Crichton.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)

1997        The film "Spice World" featured Alan Cumming.
    (SFEC, 4/23/00, Par p.16)

1997        A new version of "Spike and Mike’s Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation" was produced.
    (SFC,12/28/97, DB p.9)

1997        The film "Sprung" was written and directed by Rusty Cundieff. it was cited as a major contender for worst movie of the year.
    (SFC, 5/14/97, p.E7)

1997        The film "Stand-ins" starred Katherine Heigl.
    (SFEC, 2/13/00, Par p.10)

1997        The film "Star Maps" by Miguel Arteta was about the dreams of a young Los Angeleno.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, DB p.45)

1997        The sci-fi film "Starship Troopers" featured Rue McClanahan and was directed by Paul Verhoeven. It was based on a story by Robert Heinleim set in the 23rd century with the citizens of  Earth under a crypto-fascist federation.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.40)(SSFC, 10/21/01, Par p.22)

1997        The film "Steel" was based on the DC Comics hero John Henry Irons and featured Shaquille O’Neal and Annabeth Gish.
    (SFEC, 6/22/97, DB p.56)(SFC, 8/11/97, p.D2)(SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)

1997        The film "Still Breathing" featured Brendan Fraser.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1997        The film "subUrbia" with Parker Posey was about one night in the life of a group of friends hanging out at a 24-hour convenience store. It was directed by Richard Linklatter.
    (SFC, 2/10/97, p.E3)(SFC, 2/18/97, p.D1)

1997        The Hong Kong film "Summer Snow" was directed by Ann Hui.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D4)   

1997        The romance film "Sunday" by Jonathon Nossiter won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.
    (SFC, 1/27/97, p.D1)(SFC, 9/19/97, p.C3)

1997        The Thailand film "Sunset at Chaopraya" by Euthana Mukdasnit was an Int’l. film festival award winner and premiered in the Bay Area.
    (SFC, 6/5/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "The Sweet Hereafter" won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival. It was directed by Atom Egoyan and based on a 1991 novel by Russel Banks. A lawyer comes to a small town and cooks up a class action negligence suit in a situation where no one was at fault.
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.17)(WSJ, 11/21/97, p.A20)

1997        The action thriller film "Switchback" starred Dennis Quaid and was directed and written by Jeb Stuart. It marked Stuart’s his debut as a director.
    (SFC,10/31/97, p.C3)(WSJ, 10/31/97, p.A20)

1997        The Senegalese film "Tableau Ferraille"  by Moussa Sene Absa was shown at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D3)

1997        The film "The Tale of Sweeney Tod" by John Schlesinger premiered at the 5th Hamptons Int’l. Film Festival.
    (WSJ, 10/9/97, p.A16)

1997        The autobiographical film "The Tango Lesson" was directed by Sally Potter and starred herself.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)

1997        The Iranian film "Taste of Cherry" was directed by Abbas Kiarostami. It was about a man looking for sopmeone to bury him.
    (SFEC, 4/23/00, DB p.52)

1997        The film "Telling Lies in America" starred Kevin Bacon. It was written by Joe Eszterhas is a reminiscence of 1961 Cleveland.
    (SFC, 9/10/97, p.E1)(SFC, 9/10/97, p.E3)(SFEM, 9/28/97, p.9)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1997        The Austrian film "Tempo" was a first film by Stefan Ruzowitzky and followed the misadventures of a bike messenger in Vienna.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D6)

1997        The psychological thriller film "Temptation"  by Barbara Sass was shown at the SF Film Festival.
    (SFC, 4/23/97, p.D3)

1997        The film "Temptress Moon" by Chen Kaige was set in colonial Shanghai.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, DB p.45)

1997        The film "That Darn Cat" was produced. A teenage girl and novice FBI agent find trouble when they track her cat to solve a kidnapping.
    (SFC, 2/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "That Old Feeling" starred Dennis Farina and Danny Nucci.
    (SFEC, 3/30/97, Par. p.12)(SSFC, 6/3/01, Par p.18)

1997        The film "This World, Then the Fireworks" starred Billy Zane. It directed by Michael Oblowitz and based on the 1055 short story of the same name by Jim Thompson.
    (SFC, 8/22/97, p.D12)(SFEC, 7/9/00, Par p.12)

1997        The film "A Thousand Acres" with Jason Robards was scheduled for release. It was a contemporary version of "King Lear" and based on the novel by Jane Smiley about a dysfunctional farm family in the Midwest.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(WSJ, 9/19/97, p.A13)

1997        Jun 5, The Korean film "Three Friends" by Yim Soon-Re was an Int’l. film festival award winner and premiered in the Bay Area.
    (SFC, 6/5/97, p.E3)

1997        A home video by Dave Tatsuno (1914-2006), now named "Topaz," was placed on the National Film Registry, becoming the second home movie added to the list. "Topaz" was chosen because of its historical significance, including its ability to capture the Japanese Americans determination to recreate their lives in the Topaz Relocation Center in the central Utah desert (1942-1945).
    (SFC, 2/14/06, p.B7)(www.scu.edu/diversity/tatsuno.html)

1997        The film "Thug Immortal: Tupac Shakur" was about the life and death of the rap star.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.54)

1997        The romantic comedy film "‘Til There Was You" starred Craig Bierko, Christine Ebersole and was directed by Scott Winant.
    (SFC, 5/30/97, p.D3)(SSFC, 6/24/01, Par p.18)

1997        The film "Timothy Leary’s Dead" was released.
    (SFC, 6/27/97, p.C3)

1997        The film "Titanic" with Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Billy Zane and Danny Nucci was directed by James Cameron. It opened Apr 23 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC. Special effects integrated a 45-foot miniature ship and computer-generated extras on the ship’s deck. The annual Golden Globes awards in Beverly Hills awarded "Titanic" the best drama, best director, best score and best original song. The film won 11 Oscars. It was the highest grossing film of the year at $600 million. In 2001 it was rated the #25 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC, 3/30/97, Par. p.12)(SFC, 1/19/98, p.E1)(SFC, 3/24/98, p.A1)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R23)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1997        The Japanese film "Tokyo Skin" by Yukinari Hanawa was an Int’l. film festival award winner and premiered in the Bay Area Jun 5.
    (SFC, 6/5/97, p.E3)

1997        The 18th James Bond film "Tomorrow Never Dies" starred Pierce Brosnan, Dame Judi Dench and Teri Hatcher.
    (SFC,11/19/97, p.E7)(SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.42)

1997        The film "Touch" with Skeet Ulrich and Janeane Garofalo was produced. It was based on the Elmore Leonard novel.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFEC,12/29/97, p.E2)

1997        The film "Traveler" was directed by Jack Green.
    (SFC, 5/9/97, p.D3)

1997        The comedy film "Trial and Error" with Michael Richards was directed by Jonathan Lynn.
    (SFC, 5/30/97, p.D1)(SFEC, 6/1/97, Par p.16)

1997        The film "Trojan War" starred Jennifer Love Hewitt.
    (SFEC, 3/26/00, Par p.22)

1997        The film "Tromeo and Juliet" was produced by the New York based Troma studio.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, DB p.52)

1997        The film "Trouble on the Corner" featured Edie Falco.
    (SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)

1997        The film "The Truce" with John Turturro was adapted from the Primo Levi book: "The Reawakening," an autobiographical account of liberation from a German death camp.
    (SFEM, 7/13/97, p.6)

1997        The film "Truth or Consequences, N.M." featured Rod Steiger and Kiefer Sutherland who also directed.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)

1997        Oct, The documentary film "Tudjman," about the leader of Croatia, was directed by Jakov Sedlar and Joe Tripican. It was first shown in Los Angeles with a travelogue on Croatia.
    (SFC,12/31/97, p.A8)

1997        The film "Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie" was directed by David Winning.
    (SFC, 3/24/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "Turbulence" with Ray Liotta opened in Jan. It was about an escaped serial killer who takes over a jet.
    (SFC, 1/6/97, p.D5)

1997        The German film "23" was produced by Buena Vista Int’l., a division of Walt Disney Co.
    (WSJ, 11/5/97, p.B1)

1997        The film "Twilight of the Golds" was directed by Ross Marks. It was adopted from a 1993 play by Jonathan Tolins.
    (SFEM,10/19/97, DB p.12)(SFC,10/24/97, p.C4)

1997        The film "Twin Town" by Kevin Allen  was set in the Welsh town of Swansea.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, DB p.45)

1997        The film "Two Girls and a Guy" was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, DB p.54)

1997        The film "Ulee’s Gold" by Victor Nunez starred Peter Fonda and Jessica Biel. Fonda won the Golden Globes award for best actor/drama.
    (WSJ, 6/12/97, p.A17)(SFC, 1/19/98, p.E1)(SSFC, 7/10/05, Par p.20)

1997        The Greek film "Ulysses’ Gaze" starred Harvey Keitel and was directed by Theo Angelopoulos.   
    (SFC, 7/5/97, p.E4)(SFC,12/30/97, p.E7)

1997        The French film "Un Air de Famille" (Family Resemblances) was directed by Cedric Klapisch. It was based on the play by Agnes Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri.
    (WSJ, 6/12/98, p.W5)(SFC, 1/29/99, p.D3)

1997        The Austrian film "The Unfish" was directed by Robert Dornhelm. It was about a woman who sleeps with strangers in the belly of a stuffed whale that was her dead uncle’s circus prop.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D6)
   
1997        The film "Unhook the Stars" was produced. A widow’s bond with a neighborhood child leads her to take another chance on life.
    (SFC, 2/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "Univers’l" was a drama set against the Rodney King riots in LA.
    (SFC, 9/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "The Unknown Cyclist" featured Lea Thompson.
    (SSFC, 7/21/02, Par p.19)

1997        The film "U Turn" starred Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Joaquin Phoenix and Nick Nolte. It was directed by Oliver Stone and later considered one of the worst films ever made. It was based on the John Ridley book "Stray Dogs."
    (SFC, 9/29/97, p.E2)(SSFC, 10/19/03, Par p.2)

1997        The film "The Van" was directed by Stephen Frears. It was the 3rd of a trilogy based on novels of the Barrytown working-class Ireland by Roddy Doyle.
    (WSJ, 5/27/97, p.A16)(SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1997        The film "Vegas Vacation" was a comic adventure of a family in Vegas.
    (SFC, 2/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The Japanese film "Village of Dreams" was based on an autobiography of Kyoto-based artist Seizo Tashima: "The Village of My Paintings."
    (SFC,11/26/97, p.E8)

1997        The sci-fi film "Virus" with Donald Sutherland was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The French comedy film "Les Visiteurs" was about 2 men transplanted from the Middle Ages to modern-day France.
    (WSJ, 11/5/97, p.B1)

1997        The film "Visiting Desire" was directed by Beth B. It documented the bedroom fantasies of a dozen people with a stranger
    (SFC, 5/20/97, p.B5)

1997        The film "Vita & Virginia" starred Vanessa Redgrave and was about Virginia Woolfe’s relationship with Vita Sackville-West.
    (SFC, 9/5/97, p.C3)

1997        The film "Volcano" with Tommy Lee Jones was scheduled for release.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)

1997        The film "Waco: The Rules of Engagement" opened. It was about the 1993 standoff between the FBI and Branch Davidian religious sect.
    (SFC, 2/24/97, p.E2)

1997        The film "Waiting for Guffman" with Parker Posey and Christopher Guest was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/2/97, DB p.10)

1997        The film "Waiting for Sunset" with Robert Mitchum was to be released after his death.
    (SFC, 7/4/97, p.D7)

1997        The Argentine film "Wake Up Love" opened at the SF film festival.
    (SFC, 4/25/97, p.D6)

1997        The action film "Warriors of Virtue" starred Angus Macfadyen. A teenage boy who winds up in a parallel universe with animatronic creatures.
    (SFC, 4/28/97, p.B2)

1997        The film "Washington Square" with Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jennifer Garner, and Ben Chaplin was directed by Agniecka Holland and adopted from a Henry James novella.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)(SFEC, 9/21/97, DB p.54)

1997        Cheryl Dunye starred and directed the mock documentary film "Watermelon Woman."

1997        The Italian film "We All Fall Down" (Tutti giu per terra) was directed by Davide Ferrario. It was about a young virgin man who had spent his adolescence with an aunt in Rome and then returns home to Turin.
    (SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.60)

1997        The film "Welcome to Serajevo" starred Stephen Dillane and Goran Visnjic and was directed by Michael Winterbottom.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.60)(SSFC, 12/9/01, Par p.22)

1997        The French film "When the Cat’s Away" was directed by Cedric Klapisch. One of its songs was "Mona Ki Ngi Xica" by Barcelo de Carvalho, aka "Bongo," recorded on the album "Angola 72."
    (SFC, 4/25/97, p.D6)(WSJ, 6/20/97, p.A16)

1997        The film "When We Were Kings" was a documentary of the 1974 boxing match between Muhammed Ali and George Forman in Zaire.
    (SFC, 2/10/97, p.E3)

1997        The film "Wild America" was based on the real-life Stouffer brothers who were nature documentary filmmakers.
    (SFEC, 6/22/97, DB p.56)

1997        The film "Wilde" featured Jennife Ehle and was about Oscar Wilde.
    (SFC, 9/5/97, p.C3)(SFEC, 6/25/00, Par p.22)

1997        The film "Wind in the Willows" was based on the 1908 Kenneth Grahame classic British children’s book. It was directed by Terry Jones.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D3)

1997        The film "Wings of the Dove" with Charlotte Rampling, Helena Bonham Carter and Linus Roache was based on the Henry James novel.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)(SFEC, 9/21/97, DB p.55)

1997        The dreamy comedy film "The Winner" by Alex Cox was released.
    (SFC, 1/24/97, p.D4)(SFC, 7/25/97, p.D3)

1997        The German film "Winter Sleepers" was directed by Tom Tykwer. It is about 5 people connected around a freak car accident involving a young girl.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D6)

1997        The horror film "Wishmaster" was directed by Robert Kurtzman.
    (SFC, 9/20/97, p.E1)

1997        The film "Year of the Horse" by Jim Jarmusch was produced. It was a concert film on Neil Young and his band Crazy Horse with material from performances in 1976, 1986 and 1996.
    (SFC, 4/22/97, p.D1)(SFC, 5/10/97, p.E1)(SFEC,10/26/97, DB p.12)

1997        The film "Zeus and Roxanne" by George Miller starred Steve Guttenberg and Kathleen Quinlan. It was the story of a friendship between a dog and a dolphin.
    (SFC, 1/25/97, p.E1)

1997        The compilation "Forbidden Animation" was produced with the book "Forbidden Animation: Censored Cartoons and Blacklisted Animators in America" by Karl Cohen.
    (SFC,11/15/97, p.C6)

Films 1998-xxxx


1998        Mar 23, In the 70th Academy Awards the film Titanic tied the record by winning 11 Oscars including best picture and best director (James Cameron) and song ("My Heart Will Go On"). Helen Hunt and Jack Nicholson won the best actor awards and Kim Bassinger and Robin Williams won the best supporting actors awards.
    (SFC, 3/24/98, p.A1)(AP, 3/23/08)
1998        Jul 24, The motion picture "Saving Private Ryan," starring Tom Hanks and directed by Steven Spielberg, was released.
    (AP, 7/24/08)
1998        Dec 3, The movie "Shakespeare in Love" premiered.
    (AP, 12/3/08)

1998        The film "Addams Family Reunion" starred Daryl Hannah.
    (SSFC, 2/14/04, Par p.18)

1998        The film "Affliction" starred Nick Nolte, James Cobburn and Sissy Spacek and was written and directed by Paul Schrader. It was based on a novel by Russell Banks. Coburn (d.2002) won an Oscar for his portrayal of an abusive father.
    (WSJ, 1/5/98, p.A20)(SFC, 11/19/02, p.A2)

1998        The film "Afterglow" starred Nick Nolte and Julie Christie.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.34)

1998        The film "Almost Heroes" featured Matthew Perry.
    (SSFC, 4/4/04, Par p.34)

1998        The film "American History X" starred Edward Norton as an ex-neo-Nazi who tries to prevent his younger brother from becoming a skinhead. It was directed by Tony Kaye, his first.
    (SFEC, 10/25/98, DB p.48)

1998        The film "American Reel" featured David Carradine and Mariel Hemingway.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1998        The German film "Am I Beautiful" was directed by Doris Dorrie. It was about people searching for happiness in Spain.
    (SSFC, 1/14/01, DB p.37)

1998        The 245 minute film "Amsterdam Global Village" was directed by Johan van der Keuken and showed at the SF Film Fest.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.55)

1998        The mock documentary film "An Alan Smithee Film, Burn Hollywood Burn" with Leslie Stefanson was written by Joe Esterhas. It was directed by Arthur Hiller, who was himself Alan Smitheed. The Alan Smithee term refers to a fictitious director and usually means that the director lost control of the final cut and does not want to be associated with the film.
    (SFC, 10/4/97, p.E1)(SFC, 2/26/98, p.E1)(WSJ, 3/30/01, p.W7)

1998        The film "Animals" starred Rod Steiger.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)

1998        The animated film "Antz" was directed by Eric Darnell and Tim Johnson. Featured voices included Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone, Jennifer Lopez, Danny Glover and Dan Aykroyd.
    (SFC, 10/2/98, p.C1)

1998        The film "The Apostle" was written and directed by Robert Duvall. It features Farrah Fawcett and Duvall as an evangelist.
    (WSJ, 1/16/98, p.A12)

1998        The film "Apt Pupil" by Bryan Singer was based on a 1982 novella by Stephen King about a teen age boy’s obsession with the Holocaust.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.48)

1998        The film "Armageddon" starred Bruce Willis and was directed by Michael Bay. It was about an impending asteroid collision with Earth. It was the 2nd highest grossing film of the year at $201 mil.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.44)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R25)

1998        The film "Artemisia" was about a 17th century woman painter. It was written and directed by Agnes Merlet and starred Valentina Cervi.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, DB p.54)(SFEC, 5/10/98, DB p.48)

1998        The film "At First Sight" starred Mira Sorvino, Ken Howard and Val Kilmer.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.5)(SSFC, 12/23/01, Par p.17)

1998        The film "Avenging Angel" starred Uma Thurman and Sean Connery. It was directed by Jeremiah Chechik and was based on the TV spy series "The Avengers."
    (SFEC, 8/9/98, DB p.12)

1998        The documentary film "Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life" was directed by Michael Paxton.
    (SFC, 5/1/98, p.C5)

1998        The comedy film "Babe: Pig in the City" was directed by George Miller.
    (SFC, 11/25/98, p.D3)

1998        The comedy film "Bad Manners" starred David Strathairn and Bonnie Bedelia. It was directed by Jonathan Kaufer.
    (SFC, 10/9/98, p.C3)

1998        The Hong Kong film "Ballistic Kiss" was directed by Donie Yen. It was about the relationship between a policewoman and a loner in Hong Kong.
    (SFC, 6/15/98, p.D2)

1998        The documentary film "Barbie Nation: An Unauthorized Tour" was made by Susan Stern for $6000.
    (SFC, 4/30/98, p.E1,3)

1998        The comedy film "Basketball" featured Robert Stack.
    (SFC, 5/16/03, p.A2)

1998        The film "Beautopia" featured Cindy Crawford and Isaac Mizrahi.
    (SSFC, 9/9/01, Par p.8)(SSFC, 10/12/02, Par p.30)

1998        The action film "Belly" was directed by Hype Williams and starred rappers Nas and DMX.
    (SFC, 11/4/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Beloved" starred Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover and was directed by Jonathan Demme. The screenplay was by Richard LaGravenese. It was based on the 1988 novel by Toni Morrison and was about former slaves reunited after 18 years.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.44)(SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.46)

1998        The documentary film "Best Man" by Ira Wohl was a sequel to his 1978 film "Best Boy."
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, DB p.45)

1998        The Italian film "The Best Man" starred Diego Abatanuono and Ines Sastre and  was directed by Pupi Avati. It was about a bride who hates her new husband and their wedding in Northern Italy at the turn of the century.
    (SFC, 8/21/98, p.C5)

1998        The film "Beyond Silence" was made by Caroline Link. It was about a young woman who acts as the intermediary between her deaf parents and the hearing world.
    (SFC, 6/10/98, p.D1)

1998        The film "The Big Hit" starred China Chow, Diamond Lou Phillips and Mark Wahlberg in a Hong Kong-style action movie. It was directed by Che-Kirk Wong.
    (SFC, 4/23/98, p.C1)(SFEC, 4/19/98, DB p.2)(SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1998        The film "The Big Lebowski" featured John Goodman and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 12/28/03, p.C6)

1998        The comic documentary film "The Big One" was directed by Michael Moore. It was about a one-man campaign to stop downsizing in Fortune 500 companies.
    (SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)(SFC, 4/10/98, p.D5)

1998        The film "Billy’s Hollywood Screen Kiss" starred Brad Rowe and was directed by Tommy O’Haver. It was about an LA photographer who can’t find the right guy.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.48)

1998        The film "Black Dog" starred Patrick Swayze, Meat Loaf and Randy Travis. It was directed by Kevin Hooks.
    (SFC, 5/2/98, p.E4)

1998        The film "Blade" starred Wesley Snipes and Kris Kristofferson and was directed by Stephen Norrington. It was about a half-man/half-vampire character from Marvel comics.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.44)(SFC, 8/21/98, p.C1)

1998        The film "Blues Brothers 2000" with Dan Aykroyd, J. Evan Bonifant and John Goodman was directed by John Landis. It was the sequel to a 1980 version.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.8)

1998        The romance film "B. Monkey" with Asia Argento and Jared Harris was directed by Michael Radford. A ride through the wild side of London.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)

1998        The film "Body Count" starred Donnie Wahlberg.
    (SSFC, 3/23/03, Par p.18)

1998        The film "The Borrowers" featured John Goodman. It was based on the 1952 children’s novel by British writer Mary Norton.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, Par p.22)(SFC, 2/13/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "The Brandon Teena Story" was directed by Susan Muska and Greta Olafsdottir. It was about the 1993 murder of a Nebraska teenager, born female, who identified as a male.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Bride of Chucky" with Jennifer Tilly and Katherine Heigl was produced. A killer doll is resurrected by his former lover.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.12)(SFEC, 2/13/00, Par p.10)

1998        The film "Broadway Damage" was a romantic comedy with Michael Shawn Lucas, Aaron Williams and Mara Hobel. It was directed by Victor Mignatti. It was about 2 gay buddies in Greenwich Village trying to get into theater.
    (SFC, 8/28/98, p.C7)

1998        The Russian film "Brother" starred Sergei Bodrov Jr. and was directed by Alexei Balabanov. It was about a Russian soldier who becomes a gangland hitman.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C6)

1998        The film "Buffalo ‘66" starred Vincent Gallo, Ben Gazzara, Anjelica Huston and Christina Ricci. It was written and directed by Vincent Gallo.
    (SFC, 7/10/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "Bug Buster" starred Katherine Heigl.
    (SFEC, 2/13/00, Par p.10)

1998        The film "A Bug's Life starred Kevin Spacey.
    (SFEC, 10/3/99, DB p.58)

1998        The film "Bulworth" starred Halle Berry and Warren Beatty as a depressed US senator.
    (WSJ, 5/8/98, p.W3)(SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)

1998        The film "Bury the Evidence" featured Melissa Errico.
    (SSFC, 10/20/02, Par p.16)

1998        The film "The Butcher Boy" with Stephen Rea was directed by Neil Jordan. It was about poverty in a small Irish town in the 1960s.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)

1998        The film "Can’t Hardly Wait" was written and directed by Deborah Kaplan (26) and Harry Elfont (29). It featured Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sara Rue and Seth Green. Love is proclaimed at a high school graduation party.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.42)(SFEC, 3/26/00, Par p.22)

1998        The film "Carla’s Song" by Ken Loach was set in Nicaragua in 1987 during the fighting between the Sandinistas and the Contras.
    (SFC, 7/7/98, p.D1)

1998        The film “Can’t Hardly Wait" featured Freddy Rodriguez.
    (SSFC, 5/30/04, Par p.22)

1998        Makers of the Australian film "The Castle" sold distribution rights to Miramax for $6 million at the Sundance Film Festival.
    (SFC, 1/22/98, p.D7)

1998        The crime thriller film "Caught Up" starred Bokeem Woodbine and Cynda Williams and was directed by Darin Scott.
    (SFC, 2/28/98, p.B1)

1998        The film "Celebrity" starred Kenneth Branagh, Isaac Mizrahi, Debra Messing, Allison Janney and Judy Davis. It was written and directed by Woody Allen.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C3)(SFEC, 4/4/99, Par p.22)(SFEC, 5/21/00, Par p.22)

1998        The Brazilian film Central Station by Walter Salles won the top prize at the Berlin Film Festival. It starred Fernanda Montenegro boozing letter writer in Rio de Janeiro’s Central Station and Vinicius de Oliveira as a shoe shine boy.
    (SFC, 2/23/98, p.E5)(WSJ, 11/27/98, p.W3)

1998        The film Chairman of the Board featured Courtney Thorne-Smith.
    (SFEC, 8/1/99, Par p.19)

1998        The film The Chambermaid starred Olivier Martinez and Romane Bohringer and Aitana Sanchez Gijon. It was directed by Bigas Luna and was set at the launching of the Titanic.
    (SFC, 9/4/98, p.C1)

1998        The German film Changing Skins was directed by Andreas Dresen. It was about 2 students who kidnap their headmaster.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, DB p.12)

1998        The film Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog was directed by Don McGlynn.
    (SFC, 4/27/98, p.E3)

1998        The film Chile, Obstinate Memory was about Chilean politics and showed at the SF Film Fest.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.55)

1998        The Iranian film Children of Heaven starred Mir Farrokh Hashemian and was directed by Majid Majidi and was nominated for an Oscar
    (WSJ, 1/22/99, p.W3)(SFC, 2/5/99, p.C3)(SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.56)

1998        The film "Chocolate Babies" by Stephen Winter was about a group of HIV-positive transvestites who band together to attack conservative politicians whom they believe are compiling secret lists of HIV-positive individuals.
    (SFC, 3/23/98, p.E2)

1998        The film "City of Angels" with Nicolas Cage and Meg Ryan was directed by Brad Silberling. It was about a doctor and an angel who fall in love.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.14)(SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)

1998        The film "A Civil Action" starred Robert Duvall, John Travolta and John Lithgow and was directed by Steven Zaillian.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)(WSJ, 12/24/98, p.A7)(SFC, 1/4/99, p.E2)

1998        The film “Clay Pigeons" starred Joaquin Phoenix and Vince Vaughn and was directed by David Dobkin.
    (SFC, 9/25/98, p.C3)

1998        The film “Clockwatchers" starred Toni Collette and was directed by Jill Sprecher. It was about temporary office workers.
    (SFC, 8/14/98, p.C3)

1998        The film “Conceiving Ada," about the Ada Lovelace - Lord Byron’s daughter and the inventor of computer language, was a hit at the Sundance Film Festival. It starred Laren Black and was directed by Lynn Hershman-Leeson.
    (SFC, 1/22/98, p.D7)(WSJ, 6/26/00, p.A16)

1998        The film "A Couch in New York starred Juliette Binoche and William Hurt. It was a romantic comedy directed by Chantal Akerman.
    (SFC, 6/5/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "Cousin Bette" with Jessica Lange and Elisabeth Shue was set in the 1840s and based on the Balzac novel.
    (WSJ, 6/12/98, p.W5)(SSFC, 3/4/01, Par p.18)

1998        The comedy drama film Crocodile Tears starred Ted Sod and was directed by Ann Coppel.
    (SFC, 12/11/98, p.C3)

1998        The documentary film The Cruise was directed by Bennett Miller. It was about New York tourbus guide Timothy "Speed" Levitch.
    (WSJ, 11/13/98, p.W6)

1998        The horror film Cube was written and directed by Vincenzo Natali.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C6)

1998        The film The Curve starred Keri Russell.
    (SFEC, 10/25/98, Par p.18)

1998        The Guinean film Dakan was made by Mohamed Camara.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1998        The documentary film "Dancemaker" by Matthew Diamond featured dance choreographer Paul Taylor.
    (SFEC, 7/23/00, DB p.4)

1998        The film "Dance With Me" starred Jane Krakowski, Chayanne and Vanessa Williams. it was about a Cuban emigre who arrives in Houston to transform a declining dance studio.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, DB p.42)(SSFC, 6/28/03, Par p.18)

1998        The film Dancing at Lughnasa starred Meryl Streep and was directed by Pat O'Connor.
    (SFEC, 12/20/98, DB p.35)

1998        The film Dangerous Beauty with Catherine McCormick and Melina Kanakaredes was about the 16th century courtesan Veronica Franco.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFEC, 5/16/99, Par p.18)

1998        The film Dark City starred Rufus Sewell and William hurt and featured Jennifer Connely. It was directed by Alex Proyas.
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 2/22/98, DB p.42)

1998        The Hong Kong film The Day the Sun Turned Cold starred Siqin Goawa, Ma Jing Wu and Wai Zhi. It was directed by Yim Ho and was based a true criminal investigation in China of a man who believes that his mother poisoned his father and married her lover.
    (SFC, 8/26/98, p.E6)

1998        The Spanish horror film The Day of the Beast starred Alex Angulo and was directed by Alex de la Iglesia.
    (SFC, 1/1/99, p.D3)

1998        The comedy film "Dead man On Campus" starred Tom Everett Scott, Alyson Hannigan and Mark-Paul Gosselaar. It was directed by Alan Cohn. Students look for a suicidal roommate in order to get straight A’s.
    (SFC, 8/21/98, p.C9)

1998        The documentary Dear Jesse by Tim Kirkman was a portrait of Senator Jesse Helms.
    (SFC, 11/27/98, p.C3)

1998        The thriller film Deceiver starred Renee Zellweger and Tim Roth. It was about a murderer who manipulates 2 police investigators.
    (SFC, 1/26/98, p.D2)(SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)

1998        The film The Decline of Western Civilization Part III by Penelope Spheeris documented the present-day LA punk scene.
    (SFEC, 8/2/98, DB p.12)

1998        The film "Deep Impact" starred Robert Duvall, Laura Innes, Leelee Sobieski, Morgan Freeman, Tea Leoni and Vanessa Redgrave. It was directed by Mimi Leder and was about efforts to avert total destruction by an approaching asteroid.
    (WSJ, 5/8/98, p.W3)(SFEC, 5/9/99, Par p.10)

1998        The film "Deep Rising" starred Treat Williams. It was written and directed by Stephen Sommers and was about undersea creatures who attack a cruise liner.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, DB p.8)(SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1998        The Japanese film "Deep River" starred Toshiro Mifune and was directed by Kei Kumai, based on the novel by Shusaku Endo. It was about a group of Japanese tourists visiting Benares, India.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Déjà vu" starred Victoria Foyt and was directed by Henry Jaglom. It was about the chance meeting of 2 contented people who find that they are destined to be lovers.
    (SFC, 5/22/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "Denial" featured Angie Everhart and Jessica Capshaw.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)(SSFC, 12/29/02, Par p.18)

1998        The thriller film "Desperate Measures" starred Michael Keaton and Marcia Gay Harden. It and was directed by Barbet Schroeder. It was about a serial killer who escapes and is the prefect bone marrow donor for the police officer’s dying 9-year-old son.
    (SFC, 1/26/98, p.D2)(SFC, 1/30/98, p.E6)

1998        The French film "Diary of a Seducer" starred Chiara Mastroianni and Melvil Oiupaud. It was directed by Daniele Dubroux.
    (SFC, 9/4/98, p.C5)

1998        The film "Digging to China" starred Kevin Bacon, Evan Rachel Wood and Mary Stuart Masterson. It was the directorial debut of actor Timothy Hutton. It was about a developmentally disabled man befriended by a lonely 10-year-old girl.
    (SFC, 9/11/98, p.C5)

1998        The film "Dillinger in Paradise" featured Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)

1998        The India Bollywood film "Dil Se" opened in the US.
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, DB p.54)

1998        The comedy film "Dirty Work" starred Norm McDonald and Rebecca Romijn-Stamos. It was directed by Bob Saget.
    (SFC, 6/13/98, p.E1)(SSFC, 4/13/03, Par p.13)

1998        The film "Dish Dogs" starred Brian Dennehy.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)

1998        The film "Disturbing Behaviour" was directed by David Nutter. It starred James Marsden, Nick Stahl and Katie Holmes and was about teenagers as aliens. The film tested poorly and was recut a number of times
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.44)(SFEC, 9/27/98, DB p.55)

1998        The film "Divine" was directed by Arturo Ripstein.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.37)

1998        The documentary film "Divine Trash" by Steve Yeager was about the making of the 1972 John Waters film "Pink Flamingoes."
    (SFC, 2/11/00, p.C4)

1998        The film "Down in the Delta" starred Alfre Woodard and Wesley Snipes and was the directorial debut for Maya Angelou.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)

1998        The Chinese film "Dragon Town Story" starred Wu Chien-Lin and was directed by Yang Fenliang. It was a revenge story set in pre-Communist China.
    (SFC, 6/10/98, p.D3)

1998        The film "Dream for an Insomniac" starred Ione Skye and Jennifer Aniston. It was directed by Tiffanie DeBartolo.
    (SFC, 6/26/98, p.C6)

1998        The film The Dreamlife of Angels by Erick Zonca starred Elodie Bouchez and Natacha Regnier. The two actresses shared the top actress honors at the Cannes Film Festival.
    (SFEC, 4/4/99, DB p.8)

1998        The film Dr. Dolittle starred Eddie Murphy and Peter Boyle. It was a remake of the 1967 version of the adaptation of Hugh Lofting’s children’s stories.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.43)(SSFC, 8/15/04, Par p.18)

1998        The Dutch film The Dress starred Hanri Garcin and Ariane Schluter. It was written and directed by Alex van Warmerdam.
    (SFC, 11/27/98, p.C8)

1998        The film "Drop Dead" featured David Carradine and Mariel Hemingway.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1998        The Israeli film The Dybbuk of the Holy Apple Field was featured in the 18th SF Film Festival.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, DB p.45)

1998        The Chinese film East Palace, West Palace was a gay film made by Zhang Yuan in defiance of Chinese authorities.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Elizabeth" starred Cate Blanchett, John Gielgud and Geoffrey Bush and was directed by Shekhar Kapur. It was about England’s Virgin Queen.
    (WSJ, 11/10/98, p.A20)(SFC, 5/23/00, p.A13)

1998        The Chinese film The Emperor’s Shadow was directed by Zhou Xiaowen. It was a historical drama of the first emperor of a united China.
    (SFC, 6/24/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Enemy of the State" starred Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Gabriel Byrne, Seth Green, Regina King, Jason Lee and Jon Voight. The surveillance subject film was directed by Tony Scott.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C1)(SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)(SSFC, 3/18/01, Par p.24)

1999        The film Erasable You starred Jennifer Grant.
    (SFEC, 7/4/99, Par p.10)

1999        The Greek film Eternity and A Day (Mia Eoniotita Ke Mia Mera), starred Bruno Ganz and was directed by Theo Angelopoulos. It won the Cannes Festival Palm d'Or.
    (SFC, 5/25/98, p.E5) (SFC, 9/6/99, p.B5)

1998        The film "Ever After," a Cinderella Story, starred Drew Barrymore and Anjelica Huston.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.44)(SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.14)

1998        The film Everest was made for the IMAX theaters.
    (WSJ, 4/28/98, p.A16)

1998        The sci-fi horror film The Faculty starred Laura Harris and Josh Hartnett and was directed by Robert Rodriguez.
    (SFC, 12/26/98, p.C1)

1998        The supernatural film “Fallen" starred Denzel Washington as a cop battling a serial killer back from the dead. It was directed by Gregory Hoblit and also featured Donald Sutherland and John Goodman.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFEC, 1/11/98, DB p.14)

1998        The film “Family Plan" featured Joely Fisher.
    (SSFC, 7/18/04, Par p.22)

1998        The documentary film The Farm was about lifers in a maximum security prison. It won a grand jury prize at the Sundance film festival.
    (SFC, 1/26/98, p.D1)

1998        The film "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" was made by Terry Gilliam. It was based on the book by Hunter Thompson. It starred Benicio Del Toro, Christopher Meloni, Craig Bierko and Johnny Depp.
    (SFC, 4/27/98, p.E1)(SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.60)(SSFC, 6/24/01, Par p.18)

1998        The film "54" starred Cindy Crawford and Lauren Hutton. It was about the Manhattan nightclub Studio 54.
    (SFC, 8/26/98, p.E1)(SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)

1998        The film Firelight starred Sophie Marceau, Stephen Dillane and Kevin Anderson. I was directed by William Nicholson.
    (SFC, 9/4/98, p.C3)

1998        The drama film Firestorm is about a crime during a raging forest fire and was directed by Dean Semler.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFC, 1/9/98, p.D3)

1998        The Japanese film Fireworks was first shown in the US. It was the first film by director Takeshi Kitano. He starred in the film under the name Beat Takeshi.
    (SFC, 3/20/98, p.D3)

1998        The film “First Love, Last Rites" featured Natasha Greggson Wagner and was directed by Jesse Peretz, her debut.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, Par p.18)(SFC, 9/11/98, p.C3)

1998        The film “Four Days in September" with Alan Arkin was directed by Bruno Barreto. It was about the 1969 kidnapping of an American ambassador to Brazil.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)

1998        The documentary film “Fragments * Jerusalem," made over 10 years, was directed by Ron Havilio and showed at the SF Film Fest.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.55)

1998        The film Frank Finds Out was the directorial debut for Charlie Call. it was about a stockbroker’s experience in checking out his girlfriend’s fidelity.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)

1998        The documentary film “Frat House" was an expose on fraternity hazing by Todd Phillips and Andrew Gurland. It won a grand jury prize at the Sundance film festival.
    (SFC, 1/26/98, p.D1)

1998        The film “Free Enterprise" festured Eric McCormack.
    (SSFC, 5/14/06, Par p.24)

1998        The film “Free Money" starred Marlon Brando, Mira Sorvino and Charlie Sheen. It went directly to the video market.
    (SFEC, 11/14/99, DB p.51)

1998        The unsanctioned Chinese film Frozen directed by Wu Ming (no name) opened in SF.
    (SFC, 4/4/98, p.C6)

1998        The French film Full Speed was directed by Gael Morel. It was about a young writer who undergoes a rite of passage with the publication of his latest novel.
    (SFC, 3/23/98, p.E2)

1998        The film Fun, Bar, Karaoke was directed Penek Ratanaruang. It satirized Bangkok’s juxtaposition of modern ways and ancient folk religion.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1998        The film Gadjo Dilo was directed by Tony Gatlif. It was about a Parisian vagabond who visits a tribe of Romanian Gypsies.
    (SFC, 4/27/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Gardener" featured Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)

1998        The French film Genealogies of a Crime starred Catherine Deneuve and was directed by Raoul Ruiz. It was a psychological mystery of a killer whose crime was predicted by his victim.
    (SFC, 8/28/98, p.B6)

1998        The film The General starred Jon Voight and Brendan Gleeson as Martin Cahill, a Dublin crime boss of the 1980s. It was directed by John Boorman. Paul Williams, a Dublin crime journalist, wrote a book on Cahill (d.1994).
    (WSJ, 12/18/98, p.W6)(SFEC, 1/31/99, DB p.50)

1998        The thriller film "Gingerbread Man" was based on a John Grisham story. It starred Kenneth Brannagh, Robert Duvall, Daryl Hannah and Embeth Davidtz and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (WSJ, 1/22/98, p.A14)(SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)

1998        The film “Girl" featured Portia de Rossi.
    (SSFC, 2/6/05, Par p.24)

1998        The Italian film "Go Around the World" was directed by Davide Manuli and was about an orphan raised by a Gypsy.
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, DB)(http://tinyurl.com/33mf9m)

1998        The film "Gods and Monsters" was a mixture of fact and fiction about the last months of horror director James Whale. It starred Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, David Dukes (d.2000) and Lynn Redgrave. It was named the top film of 1998 by the National Review Board.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)(SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)(SFC, 11/20/98, p.C3)(SFC, 12/10/98, p.E3)(SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)(SFC, 10/12/00, p.C3)

1998        The film Godzilla was produced by Sony’s TriStar Pictures for $100 mil.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, DB p.44)(SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.41)

1998        The Japanese film Gonin starred Koichi Sato and was directed by Takashi Ishii.
    (SFC, 3/14/98, p.B3)

1998        The film Go Now starred Robert Carlyle and Juliet Aubrey and was directed by Michael Winterbottom. It was a story of a young man who gets multiple sclerosis.
    (SFC, 5/15/98, p.C6)

1998        The drama film Goodbye Lover with Patricia Arquette and Mary-Louise Parker as swindlers and Ellen DeGeneres as the detective.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)

1998        The film The Governess starred Minnie Driver and Tom Wilkinson. It was about a young orthodox Jewish governess who gets involved with the master and son of a gentile family. It was set between the Georgian and Victorian eras.
    (SFC, 8/3/98, p.E2)

1998        The Chinese film The Great Conqueror’s Concubine starred Gong Li, Ray Lui and Rosamund Kwan. It was directed by Stephen Shin and was set in Qin dynasty of the 3rd century BC.
    (SFC, 11/18/98, p.E3)

1998        The romance film Great Expectations with Gwyneth Paltrow, Ethan Hawke, Anne Bancroft and Robert De Niro was based on the Dickens novel. It was directed by Alfonso Cuaron.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFC, 1/30/98, p.E3)

1998        The Korean film Green Fish by Lee Chang-Dong was about a young man, just out of military service, drawn into gang life.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.34)

1998        The 1976 documentary Grey Gardens was released. It was made by David and Albert Maysles and was about 2 relatives of Jacqueline Onassis who lived in a dirt encrusted mansion in East Hampton.
    (SFC, 7/24/98, p.C6)

1998        The film "Ground Control" starred Henry Winkler.
    (SFEC, 1/2/00, Par p.18)

1998        The comedy film "Half-Baked" was co-written by   actor Dave Chapelle and Neal Brennan. It was directed by Tamra Davis. It was about 4 adolescents who get hooked on marijuana and continue on a adults.
    (SFC, 1/20/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Halloween: H20" starred Janet Leigh and was directed by Steve Miner. A masked murderer returns to a small town after 20 years.
    (SFC, 8/3/98, p.E2)

1998        The film Han Chee (Sweet Potato) by Jean Cheng was a video essay on Taiwanese history.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.48)

1998        The film The Hanging Garden was written and directed by Thom Fitzgerald. It starred Chris Leavins in a dark comedy about a gay man who returns to his home in Nova Scotia.
    (SFC, 5/25/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Happiness" featured Camryn Manheim and Philip Seymour Hoffman. It was directed by Todd Solondz and was about an upstanding psychiatrist who is found to be a pedophile.
    (SFEC, 10/18/98, DB p.53)(SFC, 12/31/00, Par p.18)

1998        The drama film “Hard Rain" starred Minnie Driver. It was about a crime during a rain storm.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFEC, 6/6/99, Par p.14)

1998        The Canadian comedy film “Hard Core Logo" starred Hugh Dillon and was directed by Bruce McDonald. It was about the reunion of a Vancouver punk band and based on the novel by Michael Turner.
    (SFC, 12/4/98, p.C9)

1998        The film “Hard Core Romance" featured Mariska Hargitay.
    (SSFC, 2/13/05, Par p.16)

1998        The film Hav Plenty was directed by Chris Cherot. It was about an unemployed novelist who falls for his successful friend during a New Year’s Eve weekend get-together.
    (SFC, 6/15/98, p.D2)

1998        The film "He Got Game" starred Denzel Washington, Rosario Dawson and John Turturro. It was directed by Spike Lee and was about basketball, sudden fame and wealth.
    (SFC, 5/1/98, p.C3)(SSFC, 1/13/02, Par p.20)

1998        The film Henry Fool was directed by Hal Hartley. It won a prize for best screenplay at Cannes. It was about a family that takes in a smooth talking drifter.
    (WSJ, 6/26/98, p.W4)(SFC, 7/1/98, p.E3)

1998        The made for video animated film "Hercules & Zena: Battle for Mount Olympus" was directed by Lynne Naylor.
    (SFC, 1/16/98, p.D12)

1998        The Hong Kong film Hero, with Takeshi Kaneshiro, was directed by Corey Yuen. It was a remake of the 1974 Boxer of Shantung.
    (SFC, 1/21/98, p.E5)

1998        The film Heroic Exit starred Chris Farley and Matthew Perry and was directed by Christopher Guest. It was  comedy about 2 explorers who lead a band of misfits in search of a route to the Pacific.
    (SFEC, 5/24/98, DB  p.12)

1998        Makers of the drama film High Art sold distribution rights to October Films for $1 million at the Sundance Film Festival. The film starred Ally Sheedy and had lesbian overtones.
    (SFC, 1/22/98, p.D7)

1998        The film Hilary and Jackie starred Emily Watson and Rachel Griffiths. It was directed by Anand Tucker and was about the English cellist Jacqueline du Pre (d.1987) and her sister Hilary, a gifted flutist.
    (WSJ, 12/31/98, p.A8)

1998        The film The Hi-Lo Country starred Woody Harrelson and Billy Crudup and was directed by Stephen Frears. It was based on the 1961 novel by Max Evans.
    (WSJ, 12/31/98, p.A8)

1998        The documentary film Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies, and the American Dream was featured in the 18th SF Film Festival. It was based on the book "A World of Their Own," about the great Jewish film moguls (Mayer, Zukor, Warner) of the early 20th century.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, DB p.45)

1998        The comedy film "Holy Man" starred Eddie Murphy as God. It featured Jon Cryer and Eric McCormack and was directed by Stephen Herek.
    (SFC, 10/9/98, p.C1)(SSFC, 4/18/04, Par p.22)

1998        The film "Home Fries" starred Drew Barrymore, Daryl Mitchel and Luke Wilson.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, DB p.56)(SSFC, 10/5/03, Par p.26)

1998        The comedy film Homegrown with Billy Bob Thornton and Kelly Lynch as marijuana farmers was produced.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)

1998        The Tunisian film Honey and Ashes opened in the US.
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, DB p.53)

1998        The film "Hope Floats" featured Sandra Bullock and Harry Connick Jr.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, Par p.10)(SFEC, 5/24/98, DB  p.55)

1998        The film "The Horse Whisperer" starred Robert Redford, Sam Neill and Kristin Scott Thomas. Redford helps a horse and its teenage owner recover from a traumatic accident.
    (WSJ, 5/8/98, p.W3)

1998        The film "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" starred Angela Bassett, Taye Diggs and Whoopi Goldberg. It was directed by Kevin Rodney.
    (SFC, 8/14/98, p.C3)

1998        The short film "Human Remains" by Jay Rosenblatt won the Special Jury Award for short films. It was a look at five 20th century dictators: Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Francisco Franco, Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong.
    (SFC, 2/4/98, p.E1)

1998        The film "Hundred Percent" featured Keiko Agena.
    (SSFC, 12/1/02, Par p.30)

1998        The film "Hurlyburly" starred Sean Penn and was directed by Anthony Drazan was based on a play by David Rabve.
    (WSJ, 12/24/98, p.A7)

1998        The film "Hurricane Streets" featured Edie Falco.
    (SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)

1998        The drama film "Hush" with Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Lange was produced.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)

1998        The film "The Ice Cream Suit" starred Esai Morales and was adapted from a Ray Bradbury story.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.46)

1998        The comedy film "I Got the Hookup" starred Master P and A.J. Johnson. It was directed by Michael Martin and was about 2 scam artists who find success selling bootleg cellphones until the merchandise starts to break down.
    (SFC, 5/25/98, p.E3)

1998        The comedy film "I’ll Be Home for Christmas" starred Jonathon Taylor Thomas and Jessica Biel. It was directed by Ariene Sanford.
    (SFC, 11/13/98, p.C3)

1998        The thriller film "Illtown" starred Michael Rapaport and was directed by Nick Gomez. It was about 3 Miami drug dealers who are forced to deal with a former partner just released from prison.
    (SFC, 1/26/98, p.D2)

1998        The film "I Love You, Don’t Touch" starred Marla Schaffel and was directed by Julie Davis.
    (SFC, 4/17/98, p.D7)

1998        The animated film "I Married a Strange Person" was directed and animated by Bill Plympton.
    (SFC, 10/30/98, p.C7)

1998        The film "The Impostors" starred and was directed by Stanley Tucci and featured Allison Janney, Hope Davis and Tony Shalhoub. It was a shipboard farce in the manner of the 1930s.
    (SFEC, 9/27/98, DB p.55)(SFC, 10/2/98, p.C3)(SFEC, 5/21/00, Par p.22)

1998        The film "Incognito" starred Rod Steiger. It was a thriller about int’l. art forgery.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)

1998        The Austrian film "The Inheritors" was directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky. It was about a group of peasants who inherit a farm after their employer is murdered.
    (SFC, 11/23/98, p.E1)

1998        The film "In My Father’s House" was about sexual politics in Morocco and showed at the SF Film Fest.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.55)

1998        The Norwegian film "Insomnia" starred Stellan Skarsgard, Bjorn Floberg and Gisken Armand. The thriller was directed by Erik Skjoldbjaerg.
    (SFC, 10/2/98, p.C6)

1998        The film "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer" starred Jennifer Love Hewitt.
    (SFEC, 3/26/00, Par p.22)

1998        The film "The Island on Bird Street" starred Patrick Bergin and was directed by Soren Kragh-Jacobsen. It was about a young Jewish boy hiding in the ruins of a Polish ghetto during Nazi occupation.
    (SFC, 12/14/98, p.D2)

1998        The film "It Came From the Sky" featured Yasmine Bleeth.
    (SFEC, 1/11/98, Par p.10)

1998        The film I Think I Do with Alexis Arquette was directed by Brian Sloan. It was a gay romantic comedy about 2 former college roommates who meet at a wedding and discover love.
    (SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)(SFC, 4/10/98, p.D7)

1998        The film It’s in the Water starred Keri Jo Chapman and Teresa Garret and Derrick Sanders. It was a gay-themed romantic comedy directed by Kelli Herd and was about homophobia in a Texas suburb.
    (SFC, 10/2/98, p.C5)

1998        The film "I Want You" starred Carmen Ejogo.
    (SFEC, 2/6/00, Par p.22)

1998        The Irish black comedy film "I Went Down" starred Peter McDonald and Brendan Gleeson. It was directed by Paddy Breathnach.
    (SFC, 7/1/98, p.E3)

1998        The comedy film Jack Frost starred Michael Keaton and was directed by Troy Miller.
    (SFC, 12/11/98, p.C3)

1998        The documentary film James Ellroy: Demon Dog of American Crime Fiction was directed by Reinhard Jud.
    (SFC, 9/25/98, p.C8)

1998        Makers of the comedy film “Jerry and Tom" sold distribution rights to Miramax for $2.75 million at the Sundance Film Festival.
    (SFC, 1/22/98, p.D7)

1998        The film “Jesus’ Son" featured Denis Leary.
    (SSFC, 5/27/06, Par p.16)

1998        The film “John Carpenter’s Vampires" starred James Woods.
    (SFEC, 10/25/98, DB p.12)

1998        The film “Junket Whore" featured Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1998        The Norwegian film “Junk Mail" was directed by Pal Sletaune.
    (SFC, 5/1/98, p.C5)

1998        The German horror-comedy film “Killer Condom" starred Udo Samel and was directed by Martin Waltz. It was based on the Ralf Konig comic book: "Kondom des Grauens." It was about carnivorous condoms that terrorize patrons in a New York brothel.
    (SFC, 1/26/98, p.D2)

1998        The Danish film “The Kingdom II" was the 2nd of a series by director Lars von Trier. It starred Ernst-Hugo Jaregard and Kristen Riolffes. It was about some bizarre and horrifying occurrences at a city hospital in Copenhagen
    (SFC, 5/25/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Kissing a Fool" starred Jason Lee and Judy Greer.
    (SSFC, 3/18/01, Par p.24)

1998        The action film “Knock Off" starred Jean-Claude Van Damme and Rob Schneider. It was directed by Tsui Hark and set during the British handover of Hong Kong.
    (SFC, 9/5/98, p.E1)

1998        The documentary film “Kosher Valley" by Chuck Davis was about Colorado cattle ranchers and a Baltimore rabbi.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)

1998        The documentary film “Free Fall" was featured in the 18th SF Film Festival. It was about Hungarian-Jewish life.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, DB p.45)

1998        The film “Kissing a Fool’ starred David Schwimmer, Jason Lee and Mili Avital. It was directed by Doug Ellin.
    (SFC, 2/27/98, p.C3)

1998        The Japanese film "Kizuna" featured Ken Watanabe.
    (SSFC, 12/11/05, Par p.22)

1998        The film “Knowledge of Healing" was made by Eliot Tokar and was about the holistic practice of Tibetan medicine.
    (SFC, 2/19/98, p.E1)

1998        The film “Krippendorf’s Tribe" starred Jenna Elfman and Richard Dreyfuss and was directed by Tod Holland.
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, DB p.39)

1998        The Martin Scorsese film “Kundun," about the Dalai Lama, opened. The music was by Philip Glass.
    (SFC, 9/5/97, p.C3)(SFEC, 1/18/98, DB p.42)

1998        The documentary film “Kurt" and Courtney by Nick Broomfield premiered in SF at the Roxie. It was about Courtney Love and her late husband Kurt Cobain of Nirvana.
    (SFC, 2/27/98, p.C1)(SFC, 2/28/98, p.B1)

1998        The film "The Land Girls" with Anna Friel, Rachel Weisz and Catherine McCormack was directed by David Leland. It was about 3 women sent to a small farm as members of the Land Army in WW II England.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.48)(SFEC, 6/7/98, DB p.51)

1998        The film The Last Days was directed by James Moll and produced by Steven Spielberg. It was the stories of 5 Hungarian Jews who survived the Holocaust.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)(SFC, 3/5/99, p.C3)

1998        The film "The Last Days of Disco" was directed by Whit Stillman. It starred Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny as 2 college grads in the early 80s.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.47)

1998        The film "Lawn Dogs" featured Mischa Barton and was directed by John Duigan. It looks at moral values in small-town America.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.47,48)(SFC, 5/7/06, Par p.24)

1998        The film "Leather Jacket Love Story" starred Sean Tataryn and Christopher Bradley and was directed by David DeCoteau. It was a homo-erotic comedy.
    (SFC, 12/14/98, p.D2)

1998        The film "The Legend of Bop City" by Carol P. Chamberland was about the SF Filmore jazz scene from 1950-1965.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.48)

1998        The film "Les Miserables" with Liam Neeson and Geoffrey Rush. It was based on the Broadway production.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFC, 3/18/02, p.D6)

1998        The documentary film "A Letter Without Words" was featured in the 18th SF Film Festival. It was about German-Jewish life in the 20s and 30s.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, DB p.45)

1998        The film "Lethal Weapon 4" starred Mel Gibson, Danny Glover and Rene Russo. It was directed by Richard Donner.
    (SFC, 7/10/98, p.C1)

1998        The film "Let’s Talk About Sex" starred Troy Beyer and Paget Brewster and was directed by Troy Beyer. It was about a woman who tries to create a sex-talk TV show.
    (SFC, 9/11/98, p.C5)

1998        At Cannes the Grand Prize went to the Italian film "La Vita e Bella" (Life Is Beautiful) by director Roberto Benigni. It starred Benigni, Giorgio Cantarini and Nicoletta Braschi.
    (SFC, 5/25/98, p.E5)(SFEC, 10/25/98, DB p.46)

1998        The film "Like It Is" starred Steve Bell, Ian Rose and Roger Daltrey as a gay music executive. It was directed by Paul Oremland.
    (SFC, 1/4/99, p.E2)(SFC, 1/8/99, p.C3)

1998        The film "Lisbon Story" by Wim Wenders is about a sound engineer gathering sounds in the hills of Lisbon and his adventures.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D3)

1998        The film "A Little Bit of Soul" starred Frances O’Connor.
    (SSFC, 7/1/01, Par p.14)

1998        The film Little Men featured Mariel Hemingway. It was based on the book by Louisa May Alcott.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1998        The film Little Voice starred Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks and Michael Caine.
    (SFEC, 11/29/98, DB p.36)(SFEC, 12/20/98, DB p.60)

1998        The Spanish thriller film Live Flesh starred Javier Bardem and was directed by Pedro Almodovar. It was based on a book by Ruth Rendell. It was about a young man who changes the lives of 4 men after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.
    (SFC, 1/26/98, p.D2)

1998        The film "Living Out Loud" starred Holly Hunter, Rachel Leigh Cook, Danny DeVito and Queen Latifah and was directed by Richard LaGravenese.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.46)(SFEC, 8/27/00, Par p.10)

1998        The Hungarian film Long Twilight with Mari Toroscik was directed by Attile Janisch. It was about a univ. professor who takes a side trip to her childhood haunts.
    (SFC, 4/29/98, p.E3)

1998        The film Looking Back starred Edward Burns.
    (SFEC, 7/19/98, Par p.18)

1998        The film Lost in Space featured Mimi Rogers and William Hurt. The film set a record for an April opening with $20.5 million and pushed Titanic out of the No. 1 spot.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, Par p.10)(SFEC, 4/6/98, p.E1)

1998        The film Love and Death on Long Island with John Hurt and Jason Priestly was directed and written by Richard Kwietniowski.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, DB p.39)(SFC, 3/13/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "Love Is the Devil" starred Derek Jacobi, Tilda Swinton and Daniel Craig and was directed by John Maybury. It was about Francis Bacon, Britain’s premier painter of the postwar period, and his relationship with George Dyer, a petty thief.
    (SFC, 10/8/98, p.E1)(SSFC, 2/18/01, DB p.52)(SFC, 3/3/08, p.E5)

1998        The noir film Love Walked In starred Denis Leary, Terence Stamp and Aitana Sanchez-Gijon. It was directed by Juan J. Campanella.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C9)(SFC, 2/25/98, p.E1)

1998        The film Lulu on the Bridge featured Mandy Patinkin.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)

1998        The French film Madeline starred Frances McDormand and Hatty Jones. It was directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer and was based on the children’s books by Ludwig Bemelman.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.43)(SFC, 7/10/98, p.C3)

1998        The comedy film Mafia starred Lloyd Bridges, Olympia Dukakis, Jay Mohr and Christina Applegate.
    (SFEC, 7/19/98, DB p.12)

1998        The comedy film Major League III, Major League: Back to the Minors was produced.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFC, 4/18/98, p.C1)

1998        The film "The Man in the Iron Mask" starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gerard Depardieu, Hugh Laurie and Gabriel Byrne. It was directed by Randall Wallace and based on the Alexander Dumas novel.
    (SFC, 3/13/98, p.C1)(SSFC, 9/4/05, Par p.20)

1998        The French film Marie Baie des Anges starred Frederic Malgras and Vahina Giocante. It was about teenage passion on the Riviera.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, DB p.10)

1998        The French film Marius and Jeanette was directed by Robert Guediguian. It was a middle-age love story set in Marseilles.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.45)

1998        The film "The Marriage Fool" starred Walter Matthau (d.200). Matthau’s last film was "Hanging Up" in 2000.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1998        The film The Mask of Zorro starred Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta Jones. Director Robert Rodriguez was replaced by Martin Campbell when the budget went over $40 mil.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.46)(SFEC, 7/12/98, DB p.44)

1998        The film "Meet Joe Black" starred Brad Pitt, Marcia Gay Harden and Claire Forlani. It was directed by Martin Brest. This was a remake of the 1934 film Death Takes a Holiday.
    (SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.18)(SSFC, 12/14/03, Par p.A22)

1998        The film Meet the Deedles with Dennis Hopper was directed by Steve Boyum. it was about 2 teenage surfer brothers who are mistaken for ranger recruits in Yellowstone Park.
    (SFC, 3/23/98, p.E2)

1998        The film "Men" starred Michael Rapaport and Dylan Walsh.
    (SFEC, 7/2/00, Par p.18)

1998        The film Men With Guns was made by John Sayles. It is about a wealthy Latin American doctor who learns that young students he has trained to work in villages have been brutally murdered.
    (SFC, 1/17/98, p.C3)(SFEC, 3/8/98, DB p.34)

1998        The thriller film "Mercury Rising" starred Bruce Willis, Camryn Manheim and Alec Baldwin and was directed by Harold Becker.
    (SFC, 4/3/98, p.C3)(SFC, 12/31/00, Par p.18)

1998        The film "A Merry War starred Richard E. Grant and was directed by Robert Bierman. It was based on the 1936 novel "Keep the Aspidistra Flying" by George Orwell.
    (SFC, 9/18/98, p.C10)

1998        The children’s film The Mighty was about the relationship between a large, timid boy and a small, feisty boy. It starred Elden Henson (21), Kieran Culkin (16) and Sharon Stone as a single mom.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.46)

1998        The film “Mighty Joe Young" starred Bill Paxton and Regina King.
    (SFEC, 12/20/98, DB p.39)(SSFC, 3/13/05, Par p.14)

1998        The film “Milagros" was written by Manila playwright Rolando S. Tinio and directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya. It was about a stripper forced to face family issues after her father dies.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1998        The film “Mimes: Silent but Deadly" starred Jennifer Grant.
    (SFEC, 7/4/99, Par p.10)

1998        The Iranian film The Mirror" starred Mina Mohammad-Khani and was directed by Jafar Panahi. It was about a young girl lost on the streets of Tehran.
    (SFC, 1/15/99, p.D6)

1998        The film “The Misadventures of James Spawn" was hailed as the first made-for-DVD interactive movie. It was released in October.
    (SFEC, 10/18/98, DB p.45)

1998        The documentary film “Modulations" was by lara Lee and was about the fast-changing music scene.
    (SFC, 9/4/98, p.C3)

1998        The film “Montana" featured Kyra Sedgwick.
    (SSFC, 8/7/05, Par p.18)

1998        The drama film “Monument Ave." starred Denis Leary, Ian Hart, John Diehl and martin Sheen. It was directed by Ted Demme and set in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston.
    (SFC, 10/9/98, p.C12)

1998        The documentary film “Moon Over Browdway" by D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus was about the painful and humorous process of staging a Broadway play.
    (SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)

1998        The Korean film “Motel Cactus" by Park Ki-Yong was a voyeuristic study of motel patrons.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.34)

1998        The Russian film “Mother and Son" starred Gudrun Geyer and Alexei Ananishnov. It was directed by Alexander Sokurov. It was about the spiritual love between a young man and his dying mother. It was written by Yuri Arabov.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C3)

1998        The film “Mr. Jealousy" starred Eric Stoltz and Annabella Sciora. It was about a young man prone to bouts of obsession and jealousy in his relationships with women.
    (SFC, 6/15/98, p.D2)

1998        The Japanese film “Mr. Nice Guy" starred Jackie Chan and was directed by Sammo Hung.
    (SFC, 3/20/98, p.D3)(SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1998        The film “Mulan" was an animated story by Disney based on a 5th century Chinese poem about a young Chinese girl who becomes a courageous warrior. Ming-Na Wen performed the voice of the heroine.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.43)(SFC, 6/15/98, p.D2)

1998        The film “Music From Another Room" featured Jon Tenney.
    (SFEC,12/28/97, Par p.22)

1998        The film “My Engagement Party" starred Jennifer Grant.
    (SFEC, 7/4/99, Par p.10)

1998        The comedy film “My Giant" with Billy Crystal and Philip Sterling was produced. A 2nd-rate talent agent befriends a Romanian giant and hopes to make him a star.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)(SFC, 12/7/98, p.A25)

1998        The film “My Name Is Joe" was directed by Ken Loach and set in working-class Glasgow. It was about a recovering alcoholic.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)(SFC, 2/5/99, p.C3)

1998        The film “Mystery Alaska" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1998        The film “Nadro" was about the Ivory Coast poet and writer Frederic Bruly Bouabre.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)

1998        The film “The Negotiator" starred Samuel Jackson and Kevin Spacey. It was directed by F. Gary Gray.
    (SFC, 7/29/98, p.E1)

1998        The film Neil Simon’s "The Odd Couple II" starred Jack Lemon and Walter Matthau (d.2000).
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)(SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)

1998        The comedy-drama film “Never Met Picasso" was directed by Stephen Kijak. It was about a frustrated gay painter and starred Alexis Arquette and Margot Kidder.
    (SFC, 1/2/98, p.C6)

1998        The film "The Newton Boys" starred Matthew McConaughey, Vincent D'Onofrio and Skeet Ulrich and was directed by Richard Linklatter. It was based on the true story of 4 brothers who became bank robbers in the early 1920s.
    (SFEC, 3/22/98, DB p.10)

1998        Makers of the romantic comedy film “Next Stop Wonderland" sold distribution rights to Miramax for $6 million at the Sundance Film Festival as well as rights to director Brad Anderson’s next 2 films. It starred Hope Davis, Alan Gelfant, Victor Argo and Cara Buono and was directed by Brad Anderson.
    (SFC, 1/22/98, p.D7)(SFC, 8/28/98, p.C3)

1998        The drama film “Niagara Niagara" was directed by Bob Gosse. It was a turbulent romance about the misfit’s troubles on the road.
    (SFC, 4/4/98, p.C3)

1998        The comedy film “A Night at the Roxbury" starred Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan. It was directed by John Fortenberry and was about two guys who try to get into a disco nightclub.
    (SFC, 10/2/98, p.C3)

1998        The film “Nightwatch" starred Ewan McGregor and Patricia Arquette and was directed by Ole Bornedal. It was a thriller about a student who takes a job as a night watchman in a morgue.
    (SFC, 4/17/98, p.D7)

1998        The English drama film “Nil by Mouth" was written and directed by Gary Oldman. It was a semi-autobiographical tale of addiction, anger and domestic violence.
    (WSJ, 2/6/98, p.A20)(SFC, 2/20/98, p.C3)

1998        The film “No Looking Back" was directed by Edward Burns. The life of a small-town waitress is overturned when her ex-boyfriend returns home.
    (SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)

1998        The film "The Object of My Affection" starred Jennifer Aniston, Allison Janney and Paul Rudd. It was directed by Nicholas Hytner. It was about a loving relationship between a gay man and a straight woman.
    (SFC, 4/17/98, p.D1)(SFEC, 5/21/00, Par p.22)

1998        The film “One Tough Cop" starred Stephen Baldwin and Chris Penn. It was directed by Bruno Barreto of Brazil.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)

1998        The film "One True Thing" starred Renee Zellweger, Tom Everett Scott and Meryl Streep. It was directed by Carl Franklin and was based on a novel by Anna Quidlan.
    (SFC, 9/18/98, p.C3)(SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)(SSFC, 12/2/01, Par p.20)

1998        The film "The Opposite of Sex" featured Lisa Kudrow. The romantic comedy, directed by Don Roos, was about a gay couple trauma when one partner goes off with a girl.
    (SFC, 4/27/98, p.E1)(SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.45)

1998        The film "Orgazmo" starred Trey Parker and Dian Bachar. It was a sex farce directed and written by Trey Parker.
    (SFC, 10/23/98, p.C5)

1998        The film "Other Voices, Other Rooms," based on Truman Capote’s first novel, opened. It was directed by David Rocksavage and starred David Speck. It was about a 13-year-old boy who meets eccentric relatives while searching for his missing father.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)(SFC, 1/12/98, p.E2)

1998        The film "Out of the Past" was a documentary on homosexuals and the challenges of coming out. It was directed by Jeff Dupre.
    (SFC, 8/26/98, p.E6)

1998        The film "Out of Sight" starred George Clooney, Dennis Farnia, Ving Rhames and Jennifer Lopez. He played a bank robber and she was the US marshall in pursuit.  It was based on a novel by Elmore Leonard and was directed by Steven Soderbergh.
    (SFEC, 6/7/98, Par. p.5)(SFC, 6/26/98, p.C9)(SFEC, 4/4/99, Par p.5)

1998        The comic film "Palmetto" starred Woody Harrelson and Gina Gershon. It was directed by Volker Schlondorff.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "The Parent Trap" was a remake of the 1961 film. It starred Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson as the parents and Lindsay Lohan (11) as the identical twins.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.44)

1998        The documentary film "Party Monster" was directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato. It was about the 1980s drug-abusing night crawlers called the Party Kids led by Michael Alig who killed Angel Melendez in 1996.
    (SFC, 11/13/98, p.C6)

1998        The film "Passion in the Desert" starred Ben Daniels and Michel Piccoli. It was directed by Lavinia Currier. It was about a French soldier in Egypt in 1798 and was based on a novella by Honore de Balzac.
    (SFC, 7/10/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "Patch Adams" featured Philip Seymour Hoffman and Robin Williams as a sermonizing medical student.
    (WSJ, 12/24/98, p.A7)(SSFC, 12/28/03, p.C6)

1998        The film “Paulie" starred Gena Rowlands and was directed by John Roberts. It was the cross-country adventure of a parrot.
    (SFC, 4/17/98, p.D3)

1998        The film “Paulina" by Vicki Funari and Jennifer Maytorena was shown at the Sundance Festival. It was about a Mexican housekeeper.
    (SFC, 1/24/98, p.E8)

1998        The film “Payback" with Maria Bello and Mel Gibson was produced. It was a remake of the 1967 film "Point Blank."
     (SFEC, 3/22/98, Par. p.8)(SFEC, 1/31/99, DB p.50)

1998        The comedy film "Pecker" starred Edward Furlong, Christina Ricci and Martha Plimpton and was directed by John Waters.
    (SFC, 9/25/98, p.C3)

1998        The film “Perdon, Perdon" starred Paz Vega.
    (SSFC, 12/12/04, Par p.22)

1998        The film “Perfect Little Angels" starred Cheryl Ladd.
    (SFEC, 8/15/99, Par p.18)

1998        The film "A Perfect Murder" starred Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Douglas and Viggo Mortenson. It was about an industrialist who plots his wife’s murder.
    (SFEC, 5/31/98, DB p.14)(SFC, 6/5/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "Permanent Midnight" with Maria Bello, Cheryl Ladd, Janeaen Garofalo and Ben Stiller was produced. It was written and directed by David Veloz and was based on the true story of screenwriter Jerry Stahl, a heroin addict.
    (SFEC, 3/22/98, Par. p.8)(USAT, 9/16/98, p.3D)(SFEC, 8/20/00, Par p.12)

1998        The horror film “Phantoms" starred Peter O’Toole and was directed by Joe Chappelle.
    (SFC, 1/22/98, p.D3)

1998        The film “The Phrophecy II" starred Kathryn Morris.
    (SSFC, 5/9/04, Par p.A20)

1998        Makers of the low budget, sci-fi film “Pi" sold distribution rights to Live Entertainment for $1 million at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was about chaos theory on Wall Street. The deal included rights to the director Darren Aronofsky’s next film as well. He won the directing award at the festival. In 1999 it became the first film to be sold via computer download.
    (SFC, 1/22/98, p.D7)(SFC, 1/26/98, p.D1)

1998        The Italian film “Pianese Nunzio, Fourteen in May" was directed by Antonio Capuano. It was about an priest’s involvement with an altar boy.
    (SFC, 6/18/98, p.E4)

1998        The film “The Player’s Club" was written and directed by Ice Cube. It was about unsavory characters in a strip club and a dancer struggling to escape.
    (SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)

1998        The film "Pleasantville" with William H. Macy, Tobey McGuire, Reese Witherspoon, Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels and William H. Macey was the directorial debut for Gary Ross who also wrote it. It was about a couple trapped in a 1950s sitcom with kids falling through a modern looking glass.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)(SFEC, 10/18/98, DB p.50)(SFEC, 10/22/00, DB p.48)

1998        The film "Pocahontas II: Journey to the New World" featured the voice of Billy Zane.
    (SFEC, 7/9/00, Par p.12)

1998        The French film “Post Coitum" was directed by Brigitte Rouan.
    (WSJ, 3/13/98, p.A14)

1998        The film "Practical Magic" starred Sandra Bullock, Evan Rachel Wood and Nicole Kidman and was directed by Griffin Dunne.
    (SFC, 10/16/98, p.C3)(SSFC, 7/24/05, Par p.18)

1998        The film "A Price Above Rubies" starred Renee Zellweger and Julianna Margulies. It was directed by Boaz Yakin.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, DB p.54)(SFC, 4/4/98, p.C3)(SFEC, 11/7/99, Par p.16)

1998         The Japanese film "Pride, the Fateful Moment" was about Gen’l. Tojo, leader of Japan during WW II. It glorified Tojo and portrayed the Japanese invasion of Asia as a just campaign to liberate its neighbors from Western colonial rule.
    (WSJ, 4/30/98, p.A15) (SFC, 5/12/98, p.A12)

1998        The film "Primary Colors" was directed and produced by Mike Nichols. It starred John Travolta, Maura Tierney and Stacy Edwards. It was based on  based on the novel Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics, a roman à clef about Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign in 1992, whose bid is nearly derailed by a sex scandal.
    (SFC, 1/28/98, p.E6)(SFEC, 12/6/98, Par p.22)(SFC, 11/21/14, p.E5)

1998        The animated film "Prince of Egypt" was produced by DreamWorks. It was a retelling of the story of Moses.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.36)(SFC, 12/14/98, p.D2)

1998        The film "Psycho" with Vince Vaughn and Anne Heche was directed by Gus Van Sant. It was a remake of the 1960 Hitchcock film.
    (SFC, 12/5/98, p.E1)

1998        The film "P.U.N.K.S." starred Henry Winkler and Jessica Alba.
    (SFEC, 1/2/00, Par p.18)(SSFC, 11/26/00, Par p.30)

1998        The animated film "Quest for Camelot" was directed by Frederik Du Chau. It featured the voices of Pierce Brosnan and Gabriel Byrne.
    (SFC, 5/15/98, p.C3)(SFEC, 7/18/99, Par p.7)(SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1998        The comedy film "The Real Blonde" starred Matthew Modine, Catherine Keener, Daryl Hannah and Maxwell Caulfield. It was directed by Tom DiCillo.
    (SFC, 3/13/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "The Real Howard Spitz" starred Kelsey Grammer as an author who decides to write children’s books but hates kids.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)

1998        The film "The Red Doors" was written and directed by Indian poet-novelist Buddhadeb Dasgupta. It was about a Calcutta dentist who rethinks his self-absorbed life after his marriage collapses.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1998        The documentary film "Red Rain" was about Gina "Boom Boom" Guidi, the women’s welterweight champion of the world.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.48)

1998        The historical drama film "Regeneration" starred Jonathan Price, James Wilby and Jonny Lee Miller and was directed by Gillies Mackinnon. It was about trench warfare during WW I.
    (SFC, 8/21/98, p.C5)

1998        The documentary film "Regret to Inform" by Barbara Sonneborn was about the effects of the Vietnam War on American and Vietnamese war widows.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.48)

1998        The film "Relax.. It’s Just Sex" starred Jennifer Tilly, Lori Petty and Mitchell Anderson in a relationship comedy. It was directed by P.J. Castellaneta.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)(SFC, 3/5/99, p.C3)

1998        The Hong Film "The Replacement Killers" starred Chow Yun-Fat and Mira Sorvino and was directed by Antoine Fuqua.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.33)(SFC, 2/6/98, p.C1)(SFEC, 10/11/98, Par p.5)

1998        The film "Restaurant" featured Simon Baker.
    (SSFC, 9/1/02, Par p.14)

1998        The film "Return to Paradise" starred Vince Vaughn and Joaquin Phoenix. It was directed by Joseph Ruben. It was about an American adventurer looking for a way out of a Malaysian prison.
    (SFC, 8/14/98, p.C3)(SSFC, 3/5/06, Par p.20)

1998        The film "Return With Honor" was about POWs from the Vietnam War and was made by Freida Lee Mock and Terry Sanders. Tom Hanks put the film out for national release in 1999
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)(SFEC, 8/15/99, DB p.50)

1998        The film "Revenant" starred Casper Van Dien, Rod Steiger (d.2002) and Natasha Greggson Wagner. It was directed by Richard Elfman.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)(SFEC, 3/8/98, Par p.18)

1998        The film "Ride" was written and directed by Millicent Shelton. The comedy detailed the adventures of inner-city kids who take a bus trip from Harlem to Miami.
    (SFC, 3/23/98, p.E2)

1998        The German film "Rider of the Flames" (Feuerreiter) was directed by Nina Grosse. It focused on the life of poet Friedrich Hoelderlin.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, DB p.12)(SFC, 1/14/99, p.D3)

1998        The film comedy film "Ringmaster" starred Jerry Springer and was directed by Neil Abramson.
    (SFC, 11/25/98, p.D3)

1998        The film "River Red" starred Tom Everett Scott.
    (SSFC, 12/2/01, Par p.20)

1998        The film "Road Ends" featured Dennis Hopper and Mariel Hemingway.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1998        The film "Ronin" starred Robert De Niro and was directed by John Frankenheimer. It was about a team of covert intelligence agents modeled after the ancient samurai.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.16)

1998        The Russian-French film "Rothschild’s Violin" was featured in the 18th SF Film Festival. It was directed by Edgardo Cozarinsky. It was based on an opera by Benjamin Fleischmann, based on a Chekhov short story. Fleischmann died during the siege of Leningrad and the opera was completed by Shostokovich.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, DB p.45)

1998        The film "Rounders" starred Matt Damon, Goran Visnjic and Melina Kanakaredes and was directed by John Dahl. It was about a young man who becomes a gambler.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, DB p.50)(SFC, 9/11/98, p.C3)(SFEC, 5/16/99, Par p.18)(SSFC, 12/9/01, Par p.22)

1998        The animated film "The Rugrats Movie" was directed by Norton Virgien and Igor Kovalyov.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "Sacrifice" by Ellen Bruno was shown at the Sundance Festival. It was about Burmese girls enslaved in Thai brothels.
    (SFC, 1/24/98, p.E8)

1998        The film Safe Men starred Sam Rockwell and Steve Zahn as 2 untalented singers who get mistaken for professional safecrackers. It was written and directed by John Hamburg.
    (SFC, 8/3/98, p.E2)

1998        The documentary film The Saltmen of Tibet was about a 45 day search for salt and showed at the SF Film Fest.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.55)

1998        The film "Saving Private Ryan" by Steven Spielberg was set in the 1944 Allied invasion of France. It starred Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Dennis Farnina, and Mat Damon and was a story of rescue and redemption. It was the top grossing film of the year at $213 mil. In 2001 it was rated the #44 most thrilling film.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.43)(SFEC, 7/19/98, Par p.18)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R25)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1998        The film Savior starred Dennis Quaid and was directed by Peter Antonijevic. It was about an American mercenary fighting for the Serbs.
    (USAT, 3/24/99, p.12E)

1998        The comedy film Senseless starred Marlon Wayans, David Spade and Rip Torn. It was directed by Penelope Spheeris.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C5)

1998        The French film La Separation starred Isabelle Huppert and Daniel Auteuil. It was written and directed by Christian Vincent.
    (WSJ, 10/13/98, p.A20)(SFC, 11/27/98, p.C5)

1998        The film "Shadrach" starred Harvey Keitel, Andie MacDowell, and John Franklin Sawyer. It was directed by Susanna Styron. It was about a poor white family in Virginia during the Depression and a former slave.
    (SFC, 10/16/98, p.C9)

1998        The film "Shakespeare in Love" starred Joseph Fiennes, Dame Judi Dench and Gwyneth Paltrow and was directed by John Madden. Dench won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
    (WSJ, 12/11/98, p.W1)(SSFC, 3/24/02, Par p.26)

1998        The psychological thriller film Shattered Image starred William Baldwin and Anne Parillaud. It was directed by Raul Ruiz and written by Duane Poole.
    (SFC, 12/4/98, p.C3)

1998        The comedy film Shooting Fish was directed by Stefan Schwartz.
    (SFC, 5/1/98, p.C5)

1998        The film Shopping for Fangs was a psychological thriller with Jeanne Chin and John Cho. It was directed by Quentin Lee and Justin Lee.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, DB p.14)

1998        The film “Siege" starred Denzel Washington, Annette Bening and Bruce Willis and was directed by Edward Zwick.
    (SFC, 11/6/98, p.C1)

1998        The film "Simon Birch" starred Ian Michael Smith and was directed by Mark Steven Johnson. The film was suggested by John Irving’s novel "A Prayer for Owen Meany."
    (SFC, 9/11/98, p.C1)

1998        The horror film A Simple Plan starred Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton and Bridget Fonda and was by Sam Raini. His intention was to scare people by taking them on "a journey of lost morality."
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.51)(SFC, 12/11/98, p.C3)

1998        The South Korean film A Single Spark was about the union leader, Chon Tae-il, who set himself on fire at age 22. It was directed by Park Kwang-Su.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Southie" starred Donnie Wahlberg.
    (SSFC, 3/23/03, Par p.18)

1998        The film "Six Days, Seven Nights" starred Harrison Ford, Allison Janney and Anne Hesche was directed by Ivan Reitman. It was about a couple stranded on a Pacific island.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.42)(SFEC, 5/21/00, Par p.22)

1998        The sci-fi film Six String Samurai starred Jeffrey Falcon and was directed by Lance Mungia.
    (SFC, 9/18/98, p.C10)

1998        The film Slam was directed by Marc Levin. It was about ghetto life and the hopelessness of prison. It won the grand jury prize at the Sundance film festival.
    (SFC, 1/26/98, p.D1)

1998        The comedy children’s film "Slappy and the Stinkers" was about a kid’s gang and a sea lion. It was directed by Barnet Kellman
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFC, 1/22/98, p.D3)

1998        The romance film "Sliding Doors" with Gwyneth Paltrow was directed by Peter Howitt. It was about a woman following two possible paths in life.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(WSJ, 4/28/98, p.A16)

1998        The film "Slums of Beverly Hills" was a comedy with Natasha Lyonne, Alan Arkin, Marisa Tomei and Carl Reiner. It was directed by Tamara Jenkins.
    (SFC, 8/28/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "Small Soldiers" starred Kirsten Dunst and was directed by Joe Dante. It’s about toys implanted with artificial intelligence.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.43)(SFEC, 8/13/00, Par p.18)

1998        The film Smoke Signals was written by Sherman Alexie and directed by Chris Eyre. It was about American Indian life. It won the audience award at the Sundance film festival.
    (SFC, 1/26/98, p.D1)(WSJ, 6/26/98, p.W4)

1998        The film Snake Eyes starred Nicolas Cage and was directed by Brian DePalma. It was about a conspiracy surrounding the assassination of the sec. of defense.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.44)(SFC, 8/3/98, p.E2)

1998        The action film Soldier starred Kurt Russell and Connie Nielsen. It was a sci-fi military adventure directed by Paul Anderson.
    (SFC, 10/23/98, p.C5)

1998        The film "A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries starred Meryl Streep, Leelee Sobieski and Kris Kristofferson and was directed by James Ivory. It was based on an autobiographical novel by Kaylie Jones, daughter of writer James Jones.
    (WSJ, 9/18/98, p.W1)(SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.49)(SFEC, 5/9/99, Par p.10)

1998        The film "Some Girl" featured Juliette Lewis.
    (SSFC, 8/18/02, Par p.16)

1998        The comedy film Somewhere in the City starred Bai Ling and Sandra Bernhard and was directed by Ramin Niami. It was inspired by Maxim Gorky’s play: "The Lower Depths."
    (SFC, 11/13/98, p.C6)

1998        The Japanese film Sonatine was written and directed by Takeshi "Beat" Kitano. he also starred in the film of a gangster  who helps another gang fight a rival mob.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.10)

1998        The film "Sour Grapes" starred Craig Bierko.
    (SSFC, 6/24/01, Par p.18)

1998        The documentary film Soul in the Hole was about inner-city basketball players in Brooklyn. It was directed by Danielle Gardner.
    (SFC, 1/2/98, p.C5)

1998        The film Space Truckers starred Dennis Hopper as a rebel big-rig driver traveling through space.
    (SFEC, 5/31/98, DB p.48)

1998        The film The Spanish Prisoner was written and directed by David Mamet. It starred Steve Martin and was about an inventor embroiled in an intricate con game.
    (SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)(SFEC, 8/28/98, Par p.4)

1998        The film "Species II" starred Michael Madsen, Marg Helgenberger and Natasha Henstridge and was directed by Peter Medak. It was about an astronaut who returns to Earth with a strain of alien DNA that threatens the human race.
    (SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)(SSFC, 4/22/01, Par p.18)

1998        The supernatural film “Sphere" with Sharon Stone, Dustin Hoffman, Liev Schreiber and Samuel L. Jackson was directed by Barry Levinson. It was based a Michael Crichton novel about an underground entity with powers to unleash people’s unconscious terrors.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SSFC, 7/4/04, Par p.14)

1998        The comedy film Spice World with the Spice Girls was produced.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)

1998        The Chinese film "Spicy Love Soup" was directed by Zhang Yang and produced by Peter Loehr.
    (WSJ, 12/30/99, p.A1)

1998        The showcase of short films Spike and Mike’s Classic Festival of Animation opened.
    (SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)

1998        The sci-fi film Star Kid was written and directed by Manny Coto. It was about a troubled young boy’s friendship with a space alien.
    (SFC, 1/12/98, p.E2)

1998        The film Star Trek: Insurrection starred Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Frakes, who also directed.
    (SFC, 12/11/98, p.C1)

1998        The Italian film Steam starred Alessandro Gassman and Mehmet Gunsur. It was directed by Ferzan Ozpetek.
    (SFEC, 11/29/98, DB p.10)

1998        The film "Stepmom" starred Julia Roberts, Ed Harris and Susan Sarandon.
    (SFEC, 12/6/98, Par p.5)(SSFC, 2/25/01, Par p.20)

1998        The film Still Breathing starred Brendan Fraser, Celeste Holm, Ann Magnuson, Lou Rawls and Joanna Going. It was directed by Jim Robinson.
    (SFC, 8/26/98, p.E7)

1998        The film Still Revolutionaries by Sienna McLean was about Madelyn Rucker and Katherine Campbell, 2 former members of the Black Panther Party.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.48)

1998        The Hong Kong film The Storm Riders starred Eking Chang, Aaron Kwok and Sonny Chiba. it was directed by Andrew Lau.
    (SFC, 9/2/98, p.E3)

1998        The film “Stricken" featured Judy Greer.
    (SSFC, 10/16/05, Par p.24)

1998        The film “The Substitute 2" starred Treat Williams.
    (SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1998        The film “Suicide Kings" featured Christopher Walken and Denis Leary. It was directed by Peter O’Fallon.
    (SFC, 4/17/98, p.D3)(SSFC, 5/27/06, p.16)

1998        The film "Susan's Plan" featured Danny Huston.
    (SSFC, 11/9/03, Par p.20)

1998        The film "Swept From the Sea" was based on the Joseph Conrad short story "Amy Foster." It was directed by Beeban Kidron and starred Rachel Weisz and Vincent Perez.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.45)

1998        The film “Tarzan and the Lost City" starred Casper Van Dien and Jane March and was directed by Carl Schenkel.
    (SFC, 4/25/98, p.E5)

1998        The film "Telling You" starred Jennifer Love Hewitt.
    (SFEC, 3/26/00, Par p.22)

1998        The film “Ten Benny" starred Adrien Brody and Sybil Temchen and was directed by Eric Bross.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C6)

1998        The film "That Girl Died" featured Justina Machado.
    (SSFC, 4/27/03, Par p.28)

1998        The film “The Theory of Flight" starred Helena Bonham Carter and Kenneth Branagh. Carter played a young woman with Lou Gehrig's disease.
    (WSJ, 12/24/98, p.A7)

1998        The comedy film “There’s Something About Mary" starred Cameron Diaz, Mat Dillon and Ben Stiller. It was directed by Peter and Bobby Farelly. It was the 3rd highest grossing film of the year at $176 mil.
    (SFC, 7/15/98, p.E1)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.R25)

1998        The Russian film “The Thief" starred Vladimir Mashkov and was directed by Pavel Chukhrai. It was about a widow and her young son in the Stalin era.
    (SFC, 8/14/98, p.C3)

1998        The film "Thin Red Line" starred James Caviezel, Adrien Brody and Sean Penn and was directed by Terence Malick. It was based on the war novel by James Jones, a sequel to "From Here to Eternity."
    (SFC, 12/23/98, p.E1)(SFC, 7/2/99, p.C14)

1998        The film “3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain" starred Hulk Hogan and was directed by Sean McNamara.
    (SFC, 4/6/98, p.E2)

1998        The film "Thursday" featured aaron Eckhart.
    (SSFC, 8/11/02, Par p.18)

1998        The documentary film "Today Is a Good Day: Remembering Chief Dan George" was produced.
    (SFC, 11/11/98, p.E7)

1998        The Japanese film “Tokyo Fist" starred and was directed by Shinya Tsukamoto.
    (SFC, 2/11/98, p.E5)

1998        The German film "Trial by Fire" was a romantic comedy with Janek Rieke.
    (SFC, 1/14/99, p.D3)

1998        The film "The Tribe" starred Jeremy Northam.
    (SSFC, 5/6/01, Par p.24)

1998        The film "Trick" was produced.
    (SSFC, 4/1/01, DB p.37)

1998        The film "The Truman Show" by Peter Weir starred Jim Carrey, Laura Linney and Ed Harris. It was a satire and psychological drama of a man who unknowingly lives his whole life on camera.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.42)(SFEC, 11/12/00, Par p.36)

1998        The film "Twelve Stories" was written and directed by Eric Khoo. It was about one day in a Singapore government housing project.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1998        The English film "TwentyFourSeven" by Shane Meadows was produced.
    (WSJ, 4/24/98, p.W6)

1998        The drama film "Twilight" with Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Liev Schreiber and Gene Hackman was directed by Robert Benton.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SSFC, 7/4/04, Par p.14)

1998        The film "Two Girls and a Guy" featured Natasha Greggson Wagner.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, Par p.18)

1998        The Iranian film "Two Women" was directed by Tahmineh Milani.
    (SFC, 3/24/00, p.C3)

1998        The film “Uncut" was about the relationships among 3 gay men named Peter. It was directed by John Greyson.
    (SFC, 1/4/99, p.E2)

1998        The film "Under Heaven" starred Joely Richardson and Molly Parker and was written and directed by Meg Richman. It was a modern day adaptation of the Henry James novel "Wings of the Dove."
    (SFEC, 6/21/98, DB p.49)(SFC, 6/26/98, p.C4)

1998        The film “Under the Skin" starred Claire Rushbrooke and Samantha Morton as two sisters who compete for their mother’s love. The death of the mother leads one sister to promiscuity. It was directed by Carine Adler.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.45)(SFC, 6/5/98, p.C3)

1998        The documentary film "Universal Horror" was produced.  The score was by James Bernard (d.2001 at 75).
    (SFC, 7/18/01, p.C16)

1998        The documentary comedy film "Unmade Beds" starred Brenda Monte and Michael de Stefano. It was directed by Nicholas Barker. It was about 4 new Yorkers who work the personal ads for dates.
    (SFC, 12/4/98, p.C3)

1998        The slasher film "Urban Legend" starred Alicia Witt, Jared Leto and Rebecca Gayheart. It was directed by Jamie Blanks.
    (SFC, 9/25/98, p.C1)

1998        The drama film "U.S. Marshals" with Tommy Lee Jones as a cop chasing an innocent man played by Wesley Snipes. It was directed by Stuart Baird.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFC, 3/6/98, p.D3)

1998        The film "The Velocity of Gary" featured Vincent D'Onofrio.
    (SSFC, 4/11/04, Par p.18)

1998        The film "Velvet Goldmine" by Todd Haynes was a chronicle of the glam-rock period of 1970-1973. It featured Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
    (SFC, 11/3/98, p.B1)(SSFC, 5/1/05, Par p.22)

1998        The film "Very Bad Things" featured Jeremy Piven and was written and directed by Peter Berg. It was about a group of buddies who accidentally kill a stripper during a party in Las Vegas. It starred Cameron Diaz and Christian Slater.
    (SFEC, 11/15/98, DB p.58)(SSFC, 7/31/05, Par p.14)

1998        The film "Voyage of Terror" starred Brian Dennehy.
    (SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)

1998        The dark comedy film "Wag the Dog" was directed by Barry Levinson and starred Craig T. Nelson, Robert DeNiro, Kirsten Dunst and Dustin Hoffman. It was based on the novel "American Hero" by Larry Beinhart and proposes the government staging of a fake war. The character of the director in the film is loosely based on producer Robert Evans.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)(SFC, 1/2/98, p.C1)(SFEC, 1/25/98, DB p.47)(BS, 5/3/98, Par p.30)(SFEC, 8/13/00, Par p.18)

1998        The comedy Irish film "Walking Ned Devine" starred Ian Banen (d.1999 at 71). It was directed by Kirk Jones and was about two men on a quest to collect lottery winnings for a village after the winner dies from shock.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)(SFC, 12/11/98, p.C1)(SFC, 11/4/99, p.A29)

1998        The film "The Waterboy" starred Adam Sandler and Henry Winkler.
    (SFC, 6/20/99, DB p.32)(SFEC, 1/2/00, Par p.18)

1998        The romantic comedy film "The Wedding Singer" starred Drew Barrymore, sid Newman and Adam Sandler. It was directed by Frank Coraci.
    (SFEC, 2/8/98, DB p.45)(SFC, 2/13/98, p.C1)(SFC, 4/16/01, p.A22)

1998        The film "Welcome to Hollywood" featured Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)

1998        The comedy film "Welcome to Woop Woop" starred Jonathan Schaech, Rod Taylor and Susie Porter. It was directed by Stephan Elliott.
    (SFC, 11/13/98, p.C3)

1998        The French comedy film "Western" was written and directed by Manuel Poirier. It starred Sergi Lopez and Sacha Bourdo.
    (WSJ, 8/18/98, p.A20)

1998        The film "What Dreams May Come" starred Robin Williams and Annabella Sciorra. It was directed by Vincent Ward and was a romantic fable set in heaven and hell.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, Par p.5)(SFC, 10/2/98, p.C1)

1998        The film "Whatever" by Susan Skoog was set in 1981 and first shown at the Sundance Festival. It was about high school girls growing up in the 80’s. It starred Lisa Weil and Chad Morgan.
    (SFC, 1/24/98, p.E8)(SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.45)

1998        The film "What’s He Got" featured Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)

1998        The documentary film "Who the Hell is Juliette" was directed by Carlos Marcovich. It was about a young prostitute from Cuba.
    (SFC, 10/2/98, p.C3)   

1998        The film "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" was a musical comedy-drama with Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Lela Rochon and Little Richard. It was directed by Gregory Nava and set in the 1950s. It was based on the story of singer Frankie Lymon (d.1968 at 26).
    (SFC, 8/28/98, p.C1)(SFC, 9/2/98, p.E1)

1998        The film “Wicked" featured Julia Stiles.
    (SSFC, 6/4/06, DB p.22)

1998        The children’s film "Wide Awake" with Rosie O’Donnell and Camryn Manheim was about a boy adjusting to the death of his grandfather. It was directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, DB. p.38)(SFC, 3/27/98, p.D3)(SFC, 12/31/00, Par p.18)

1998        The documentary film "Wild Man Blues" by Barbara Kopple followed Woody Allen as a clarinetist with his New Orleans-style band on a 1996 European tour. It was named the best documentary of the year by the National Review Board.
    (WSJ, 4/24/98, p.W6)(SFC, 12/10/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Wild Side" starred Joan Chen.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)

1998        The film "Wild Things" with Denise Richards, Matt Dillon, Kevin Bacon and Neve Campbell was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.54)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1998        The film "Windhorse" was directed by Paul Wagner. It is about a Tibetan pop singer and depicts China as a brutal occupier of Tibet.
    (BS, 5/3/98, p.16A)

1998        The family drama film "The Winter Guest" was directed by Alan Rickman and starred Emma Thompson and her mother, Phyllida Law. It was based on a play by Sharman MacDonald and opened in Jan.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.43)(WSJ, 12/26/97, p.A7)

1998        The film "With Friends Like These" featured Robert Costanzo, Adam Arkin, Jon Tenney and Laura San Giacomo. It was a Hollywood satire on actors vying for the same role.
    (SFEC,12/28/97, Par p.22)(SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)

1998        The film "Without Limits" starred Billy Crudup. It was released 2 years after being made to separate itself from the biopic "Prefontaine."
    (SFEC, 10/4/98, DB p.51)

1998        The French documentary film "Woubi, Cheri" was about gays and transvestites living in the Ivory Coast.
    (SFC, 5/20/98, p.E3)

1998        The film "Wrongfully Accused" starred John Walsh.
    (SSFC, 9/22/02, Par p.20)

1998        The film "The X-Files" starred David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson and was directed by Rob Bowman.
    (SFC, 6/15/98, p.D2)

1998        The comedy film "Yellow" starred Michael Daeho Chung, Burt Bulos, and Angie and Mia Suh. It was directed by Chris Chan Lee and was about Asian teens in LA.
    (SFC, 10/16/98, p.C8)

1998        The sex comedy film "Your Friends and Neighbors" starred Aaron Eckart, Catherine Keener, Jason Patric, Amy Brenneman and Ben Stiller. It was written and directed by Neil LaBute.
    (SFC, 8/21/98, p.C5)(SFEC, 9/5/99, Par p.14)

1998        The film "You’ve Got Mail" starred Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear and Tom Hanks and was directed by Nora Ephron.
    (SFEC, 12/13/98, DB p.59)(SSFC, 11/10/02, Par p.22)
   
1998        The Yugoslavia film "The Wounds" was directed by Srdjan Dragojevic. It was about 2 Belgrade teenage buddies who represent the chaos of Yugoslavia.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, p.36)

1998        The film "Zack and Reba" starred Brittany Murphy.
    (SSFC, 9/2/01, Par p.14)

1998        The film "Zakir and His Friends" by Lutz Leonhardt was about the tabla player Zakir Hussain.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.50)

1998        The film "Zero Effect" starred Bill Pullman and was written and directed by Jake Kasdan (22).
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, DB p.31)

1998        The 1999 book by Peter Bart: "The Gross: The Hits, the Flops - The Summer That Ate Hollywood" covered the movies of 1998.
    (SFEC, 2/28/99, BR p.6)

1998        Michael and John Brunas and Tom Weaver  authored "Universal Horrors: 1931-1946."
    (SFEM, 12/12/98, p.8)

1998        Jim, Kitses and Gregg Rickman co-edited and contributed essays to "The Western Reader," a book covering the Western film genre.
    (SFEM, 10/18/98, p.4)

1998        David Putnam authored "Movies and Money," a new history of cinema. He explains how Hollywood colonized the European and world film markets.
    (SFEC, 10/18/98, BR p.5)(SFEC, 11/22/98, BR p.4)

Films 1999-xxxx

1999        Nov 29, John Berry (b.1917 as Jak Szold), American film director, died at age 82.
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Berry_(film_director))

1999        The film "The Acid House" starred Stephen McCole and was directed by Paul McGuigan. It was based on stories by Irvine Welsh.
    (SFC, 8/27/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland" featured Steve Whitmore.
    (SSFC, 11/24/02, Par p.19)

1999        The comedy drama film "The Adventures of Sebastian Cole" starred Adrian Grenier and Clark Gregg. It was directed by Tod Williams.
    (SFC, 8/20/99, p.C3)

1999        The Japanese film "After Life" was directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.)

1999        The film "Agnes Browne" starred Anjelica Huston.
    (SSFC, 7/8/01, Par p.14)

1999        The film "All About My Mother" starred Cecilia Roth and was directed by Pedro Almodovar. It won top honors at the European Film Awards.
    (WSJ, 11/26/99, p.W5)(SFC, 12/6/99, p.E3)

1999        The gay comedy film "All the Rage" starred John-Michael Lander and was written and directed by Roland Tec.
    (SFC, 2/5/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "American Beauty" starred Annette Bening, Peter Gallagher, Mena Suvari, Allison Janney, Scott Bakula and Kevin Spacey. It was directed by Sam Mendes.
    (SFEC, 9/12/99, DB p.55)(SFC, 9/17/99, p.C1)

1999        The documentary film "American Movie" premiered at Sundance. It was directed by Chris Smith and was about low-budget filmmaker Mark Borchardt.
    (SFC, 1/30/99, p.D1)(USAT, 11/12/99, p.11E)

1999        The film "American Passport" premiered at Slamdance festival in Utah.
    (SFC, 2/1/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "American Pie" starred Natasha Lyonne and Alyson Hannigan.
    (SSFC, 1/6/02, Par p.18)

1999        The documentary film "American Pimp" by Allen and Albert Hughes premiered at Sundance.
    (SFC, 1/30/99, p.D1)

1999        The comedy film "Analyze This" starred Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal and Lisa Kudrow. It was directed by Harold Ramis.
    (WSJ, 1/8/99, p.C13)

1999        The film "Anna and the King" starred Chow Yun-Fat and Jodie Foster in a version of "The King and I" directed by Andy Tennant.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.7E)

1999        The film "Another Day in Paradise" starred Melanie Griffith and James Woods and was directed by Larry Clark. A young addict and his girlfriend find surrogate parents and criminal adventure. It was based on a book by Eddie Little (d.2003 at 48).
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.40)(SFC, 1/22/99, p.D3)(WSJ, 1/22/99, p.W3)(SFC, 5/24/03, p.A24)

1999        The film "Any Given Sunday" starred Aaron Eckhart, Laurne Holly, Al Pacino, John C. McGinley and Jamie Foxx." It was directed by Oliver Stone.
    (SFEC, 12/19/99, DB p.56)(SSFC, 2/17/02, Par p.15)

1999        The film "Anywhere But Here" starred Susan Sarandon and Natalie Portman and was directed by Wang Wang.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, DB p.49)(SFC, 11/12/99, p.C1)

1999        The Iranian film "The Apple" was directed by Samira Makhmalbaf (18). It was about twin sisters confined to their home since birth.
    (SFC, 3/26/99, p.C6)(SFEC, 4/23/00, DB p.52)

1999        The suspense thriller film "Arlington Road" starred Jeff Bridges, Tim Rogers, Hope Davis, and Joan Cusack. It was directed by Mark Pellington.
    (SFC, 7/5/99, p.B3)(SSFC, 6/12/05, Par p.16)

1999        The French film "Asterix and Obelix Versus Caesar" starred Gerard depardieu and co-directed by Alberto Uderzo.
    (WSJ, 2/4/99, p.B1)

1999        The thriller film "The Astronaut's Wife" starred Johnny Depp and Charlize Theron.
    (SFC, 8/25/99, p.C1)

1999        The film "At Sachem Farm" starred Minnie Driver.
    (SFEC, 6/6/99, Par p.14)

1999        The spoof film "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" starred Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Seth Green, Rob Lowe and Michael York. It was directed by Jay Roach.
    (SFC, 6/11/99, p.C1)(SSFC, 7/7/02, Par p.14)

1999        The film "The Auteur Theory" starred Natasha Lyonne.
    (SSFC, 1/6/02, Par p.18)

1999        The film "Autumn Tale" starred Marie Riviere and Beatrice Romand and was directed by Eric Rohmer.
    (SFC, 8/27/99, p.C4)

1999        The film "Any Given Sunday" starred Al Pucino as a football coach. It was directed by Oliver Stone.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)

1999        The comedy film "Baby Geniuses" starred Kathleen Turner and Christopher Lloyd. It was directed by Bob Clark.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.E3)

1999        The romantic comedy film "The Bachelor" starred Chris O'Donnell, Peter Ustinov and Renee Zellweger. It was directed by Gary Sinyor.
    (SFC, 11/1/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Back on Track" starred Peter Mullan and Louise Goodall and was directed by Ken Loach. It was about a recovering alcoholic in Glasgow, Scotland.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, DB p.8)

1999        The film "Baho California: el Limite del Tiempo" (Under California: The Limit of Time) starred Damian Alcazar and was directed by Carlos Bolado.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.40)

1999        The German film "Bandits" was directed by Katja von Garnier. It was about an all-girl rock-n-roll band that escapes from prison.
    (SFC, 10/11/99, p.D2)

1999        The Spanish film "Barrio" was written and directed by Fernando Leon de Aranoa.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.37)

1999        The film "Bats" starred Lou Diamond Phillips.
    (SFEC, 1/9/00, Par p.22)

1999        The Polish film "Battu's Bioscope" was by Andrzej Fidyk. It was a documentary about a Bengali showman bringing films to rural villagers, while longing for his kidnapped wife.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.36)

1999        The documentary film "Beautopia" was directed by Katharina Otto and was about fashion models.
    (SFC, 3/5/99, p.C9)

1999        The Japanese film "Beauty" (Bishonen or "young men in love') was made by Yonfan. It was about callboys and a Hong Kong policeman.
    (SFC, 3/16/99, p.E1,5)

1999        The comedy film "Bedrooms and Hallways" starred Kevin McKIdd and Simon Callow. It was directed by Rose Troche.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "Beefcake" was written and directed by Thom Fitzgerald. It was about the 1950s bodybuilding culture.
    (SFC, 10/11/99, p.D2)

1999        The film "Being" John Malkovich starred John Cussack and was directed by Spike Jonze.
    (SFC, 10/25/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Besieged" starred Thandie Newton and David Thewlis and was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. It was a romantic film on the power of love.
    (WSJ, 5/25/99, p.A24)

1999        The comedy film "The Best Man" starred Taye Diggs Nia Long and Sanaa Lathan. It was directed by Malcolm Dee Lee.
    (SFC, 10/22/99, p.C3)(SSFC, 1/16/05, Par p.22)

1999        The film "Better Than Chocolate" starred Wendy Crewson and Karen Dwyer and was directed by Anne Wheeler. It was a romantic comedy about a young lesbian couple.
    (SFC, 8/9/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "Bicentennial Man" starred Robin Williams, Embeth Davidtz, Sam Neill and Kierstan Warren. It was directed by Chris Columbus.
    (SFC, 12/13/99, p.E2)

1999        The film “The Big Cahuna" starred Kevin Spacey.
    (SSFC, 12/5/04, Par p.24)

1999        The film "Big Daddy" with Adam Sandler was released. It was directed by Dennis Dugan and written by Steve Franks.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFC, 6/25/99, p.C1)

1999        The documentary film "Bird by Bird With Annie" was made by Freida Lee Mock and was about writer Anne Lamott.
    (SFC, 4/26/99, p.E1)

1999        The Bosnian film "Black Cat, White Cat" starred Jas'ar Destani and was directed by Emir Kusturica. It was set in Slovenia with the dialogue in Serbo-Croatian and Romany.
    (SFC, 9/17/99, p.C6)(Ind, 10/5/99, p.8A)

1999        The Hong Kong film "Black Mask" starred Jet Li and was directed by Daniel Lee. It was made several year ago but was dubbed and re-edited for American audiences.
    (SFC, 5/10/99, p.E3)(SFC, 5/15/99, p.E1)

1999        The film "The Blair Witch Project" premiered at Sundance. It was directed by Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Myrick and shot over 8 straight days in the Maryland woods. It won the Prix de la Jeunesse at Cannes.
    (SFC, 1/30/99, p.D1)(SFEC, 7/11/99, DB p.41)

1999        The romantic comedy film "Blast from the Past" starred Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone and Sissy Spacek.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)

1999        The film "Blind Faith" starred Courtney B. Vance and Charles S. Dutton. It was directed by Ernest Dickerson.
    (SFC, 1/29/99, p.D3)

1999        The black comedy film "Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane" starred Joe Carnahan and Dan Leis. It was directed by Joe Carnahan.
    (SFC, 7/17/99, p.B1)

1999        The action comedy film "Blue Streak" starred Martin Lawrence and was directed by Les Mayfield.
    (SFC, 9/17/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "Body Shots" starred Sean Patrick Flanery and was directed by Michael Cristofer.
    (SFC, 10/22/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "The Bone Collector" starred Angelina Jolie and Denzel Washington. It was directed by Phillip Noyce.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)(SFC, 11/1/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Bowfinger" starred Heather Graham, Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy. It was written by Steve Martin and directed by Franz Oz.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, DB p.48)(WSJ, 3/30/01, p.W7)

1999        The film "Breakfast of Champions" starred Nick Nolte as a cross-dressing sales manager. It was based on the 1973 novel by Kurt Vonnegut.
    (SFC, 4/19/99, p.C1)(SFC, 12/10/99, p.C3)

1999        The French film "A Bridge Between Two Banks" (Un Pont Entre Deux Rives) starred Carole Bouquet  and was co-directed by actor Gerard Depardieu.
    (SFEC, 9/12/99, DB p.60)

1999        The film "Bringing Out the Dead" starred Patricia Arquette, Nicolas Cage and Marc Anthony. It was directed by Martin Scorsese.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)(SFEC, 10/17/99, Par p.22)

1999        The film "Brokedown Palace" starred Claire Danes and Kate Beckinsale and Lou Diamond Phillips. It was directed by Jonathan Kaplan and was about young Americans imprisoned in Thailand for drugs.
    (SFC, 8/9/99, p.D3)(SFC, 8/13/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "Broken Vessels" starred Todd Field, Jason London and Roxana Zahl. It was a comic drama about 2 young paramedics.
    (SFC, 8/9/99, p.D3)

1999        The documentary film "Buena Vista Social Club" was made by Wim Wenders and based on the Cuban recording group organized by Ry Cooder.
    (SFC, 5/29/99, p.B1)

1999        The film "Cabaret Balkan" starred Mirjana Jokovic and Sergei Trifunovic. The film was directed by Goran paskaljevic and was set in Belgrade on the eve of war in 1995.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, DB p.50)(SFC, 8/13/99, p.C6)

1999        The Australian film "The Castle" starred Michael Caton and Tiriel Mora. It was directed by Rob Sitch.
    (WSJ, 5/7/99, p.W6)

1999        The film "Chi Girl" premiered at the Slamdance festival in Utah. It was about a woman who claimed she could pick up any man.
    (SFC, 2/1/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Chill Factor" starred Cuba Gooding Jr. and Skeet Ulrich. The thriller-action comedy was directed by Hugh Johnson.
    (SFC, 9/1/99, p.C1)

1999        The animated film "A Chinese Ghost Story: The Tsui Hark Animation" was directed by Andrew Chen.
    (SFC, 3/19/99, p.C4)

1999        The film "Cider House Blues" starred Tobey McGuire and Michael Caine. It was directed by Lasse Hallstrom. It was based on a novel by John Irving.
    (SFEC, 12/12/99, DB p.62)(SFC, 12/17/99, p.C1)

1999        The film "The Cider House Rules" featured Kathy Baker.
    (SFEC, 6/18/00, Par p.18)

1999        The film "Chutney Popcorn" starred Jill Hennessy.
    (SSFC, 2/4/01, Par p.8)

1999        The film "Cookie's Fortune" starred Glenn Close, Patricia Neal and Julianne Moore and was directed by Robert Altman. It was written by Anne Rapp.
    (SFC, 4/9/99, p.C3)(USAT, 9/17/99, p.12E)

1999        The documentary film "Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena" was made by Lourdes Portillo.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.)

1999        The action film "The Corrupter" starred Chow Yun-Fat and Mark Wahlberg. It was directed by James Foley.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "The Cradle Will Rock" starred John Cussack as Nelson Rockefeller,Ruben Blades as Diego Rivera, Joan Cusack and John Turturro. It was written and directed by Tim Robbins.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.7E)(SSFC, 4/1/01, Par p.18)

1999        The film "Crazy in Alabama" starred Melanie Griffith and was directed by Antonio Banderas.
    (SFEC, 10/10/99, Par p.4)(SFC, 10/22/99, p.C7)

1999        The film "Cruel Intentions" starred Sarah Michelle Gellar and Ryan Phillippe. It was written and directed by Roger Kumble.
    (SFC, 3/5/99, p.C1)

1999        The film "Dairy Queens" starred Kirstie Alley, Ellen Barkin, Kirsten Dunst and Denise Richards. It was a mock documentary about beauty contests.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)

1999        The documentary film "Dancemaker" was made by Matthew Diamond and was about American choreographer Paul Taylor.
    (SFC, 4/2/99, p.C3)

1999        The TV film "Dash and Lilly" starred Sam Shepard and Judy Davis as Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman.
    (SFEC, 11/5/00, DB p.52)

1999        The film "Dead Broke" starred Jill Hennessy.
    (SSFC, 2/4/01, Par p.8)

1999        The documentary film “Death: A Love Story" was made by Michelle Le Brun and Mel Howard and based on the last months of Howard, who cofounded the American Film Institute.
    (SFC, 10/25/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Deep Blue Sea" starred LL Cool J, Michael Rappaport and Samuel L. Johnson. It was directed by Renny Harlin and was about marine researchers menaced by a shark.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFC, 7/26/99, p.E3)

1999        The film “The Deep End of the Ocean" starred Michelle Pfeiffer and Treat Williams. It was directed by Ulu Grosbard and based on the novel by Jacquelyn Mitchard.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.E3)(WSJ, 3/12/99, p.W1)(SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1999        The film “Defying Gravity" starred Daniel Chilson and Niklaus Lange. It was directed by John Keitel.
    (SFC, 7/12/99, p.E3)

1999        The film “Desert Blue" starred Brendan Sexton III and Kate Hudson and was written and directed by Morgan J. Freeman. It was about a group of teenagers who become quarantied in their small California desert town.
    (SFC, 6/14/99, p.E3)

1999        The film “Detour" starred Jeff Fahey, Evan Rachel Wood and James Russo. It was directed by Joey Travolta and went directly to the video market.
    (SFEC, 11/14/99, DB p.54)

1999        The film "Detroit Rock City" starred Natasha Lyonne as one of 4 fans trying to get into a Kiss concert. It was directed by Adam Rifkin with a screenplay by Carl V. Dupre.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, DB p.57)(SFC, 8/13/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo" starred Rob Schneider and Marlo Thomas.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.7E)(SSFC, 11/21/04, Par p.28)

1999        The film "Diamonds" starred Kirk Douglas.
    (SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)

1999        The comedy film "Dick" starred Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams and Dan Hedaya. It was about Pres. Nixon and Watergate.
    (SFEC, 8/1/99, DB p.56)

1999        The film “The Dinner Game" starred Thierry Lhermitte and Jacques Villeret. It was written and directed by Francis Verber.
    (SFC, 8/9/99, p.D3)

1999        The documentary film “Divorce Iranian Style" was directed by Kim Longinotto and Ziba Mir-Hosseini. It was filmed in a Tehran family court.
    (SFC, 5/24/99, p.D3)(SFC, 5/28/99, p.C6)

1999        The teen comedy film "Dick" starred Kirsten Dunst and Michelle Williams.
    (USAT, 3/24/99, p.1E)

1999        The film "A Dog of Flanders" starred Cheryl Ladd and was directed by Kevin Brodie.
    (SFEC, 8/15/99, Par p.18)(SFC, 8/27/99, p.C4)

1999        The film "Dogma" starred Salma Hayek, Jason Lee and Janeaen Garofalo. It was directed by Kevin Smith. It was about an American woman who is visited by an angel and sent across country on a mission from God.
    (SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.50)(SFEC, 8/20/00, Par p.12)(SSFC, 3/18/01, Par p.24)

1999        The film "Dog Park" featured Kathleen Robertson.
    (SSFC, 6/10/01, Par p.18)

1999        The film “Double Jeopardy" starred Annabeth Gish and Ashley Judd as an innocent woman convicted of murder. It was directed by Bruce Beresford
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)(SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)(SFEC, 9/19/99, DB p.60)(SFC, 9/24/99, p.C1)

1999        The animated comedy film “Doug's 1st Movie" was directed by Maurice Joyce.
    (SFC, 3/26/99, p.C3)

1999        The Japanese film “Dr. Akagi" was directed by Shohei Imamura. It was about Japan during the last days of WW II.
    (SFC, 3/5/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "Drive Me Crazy" starred Melissa Joan Hart and Adrian Grenier. It was directed by John Schultz. It was about a teenage romance.
    (SFC, 10/1/99, p.C3)

1999        The teen comedy film "Drop Dead Gorgeous" starred Denise Richards, Kirsten Dunst, Amy Adams, Allison Janney and Brittany Murphy.
    (USAT, 3/24/99, p.1E)(SFEC, 5/21/00, Par p.22)

1999        The French psychological drama film "Dry Cleaning" starred Miou Miou, Charles Berling and Stanislas Merhar. It was directed by Anne Fontaine. A reserved couple get involved with a group of sexually ambiguous nightclub performers.
    (SFC, 5/31/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "Dudley Do-Right" starred Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker and Alfred Molina. It was directed by Hugh Wilson.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)(SFC, 8/27/99, p.C1)

1999        The historical drama film "Earth" starred Aamir Khan, Nandita Das and Maia Sethna and was written and directed by Deepa Mehta. It was set in the time of Indian independence and based on the novel Cracking India by Bapsi Dishwa.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.C3)(Ind, 10/5/99, p.9A)

1999        The film "Edge of Seventeen" starred Chris Stafford and was directed by David Moreton. It was about a gay boy coming of age.
    (SFC, 6/28/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "Edtv" starred Matthew McConaughey and Jenna Elfman and was directed by Ron Howard.
    (SFEC, 3/7/99, Par p.5)(SFC, 3/26/99, p.C1)

1999        The film “8MM" featured Joaquin Phoenix.
    (SSFC, 3/5/06, Par p.20)

1999        The film "The End of the Affair" starred Julianne Moore and Ralph Fiennes as an obsessed lover. It was directed by Neil Jordan
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)

1999        The film "End of Days" starred Gabriel Byrne.
    (SFEC, 10/22/00, Par p.22)

1999        The German film "Enlightenment Guarenteed" was directed by Doris Dorrie. Two German brothers go off to a Zen monastery in Japan.
    (SSFC, 1/14/01, DB p.37)

1999        The film "Eyes Wide Shut" starred Tom Cruise, Alan Cumming, thomas Gibson and Nicole Kidman. It was directed by the late Stanley Kubrick(d.1999). It was a psychological thriller of jealousy and sexual obsession. It was based on a 1926 novel by Austrian Arthur Schnitzler.
    (SFC, 7/12/99, p.E3)(SFC, 3/8/99, p.A7)

1999        The film "8 Millimeter" starred Nicolas Cage and was directed by Joel Schumacher. A small-time investigator pursues a runaway girl.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFC, 2/22/99, p.E3)

1999        The teen comedy "Election" starred Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon. It was about a high school civics teacher and directed by Alexander Payne based on a novel by Tom Perrotta.
    (USAT, 3/24/99, p.1E)(WSJ, 5/25/99, p.A24)

1999        The film "Elmo in Grouchland" featured Mandy Patinkin.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)

1999        The Chinese film "The Emeror and the Assassin," directed by Chen Kaige, was about Ying Zheng, the Chinese ruler, who united 7 kingdoms in 221BC.
     (SFEC, 12/12/99, Par p.11)

1999        The film "Empty Mirror" starred Norman Rodway and Camilla Soeberg. It was written and directed by Barry Hershey and was a surrealist fantasy set in Hitler's bunker.
    (SFC, 5/17/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "End of Days" starred Gabriel Byrne, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Robin Tunney. It was directed by Peter Hyams.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.7E)(SFEC, 11/21/99, DB p.52)

1999        The film "End of the Affair" starred Julianne Moore and Ralph Fiennes. It wasa directed by Neil Jordan and based on a book by Graham Greene.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.52,54)

1999        The film "Endurance" was written and directed by Leslie Woodhead and was the story of Ethiopian long-distance runner and Olympics gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie.
    (SFC, 5/17/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "Entrapment" starred Ving Rhames, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Sean Connery. It was directed by Jone Amiel.
    (SFEC, 4/4/99, Par p.5)(SFC, 4/26/99, p.E3)

1999        The documentary film "Erotica" by Maya Gallus explored the fantasy secrets of 10 women. Interviews included were with Dominique Aury (Pauline Reage), author of "The Story of O," and Alina Reyes, author of "The Butcher" and Bettina Rheims, author of "Chambre Close," a book of nude photographs of ordinary women.
    (SFC, 2/26/99, p.D7)(SFC, 2/22/99, p.E3)

1999        The sci-fi film "eXistenZ" starred Jude Law and Jennifer Jason Leigh and was directed by David Cronenberg.
    (SFC, 4/23/99, p.C3)

1999        The Hong Kong film "Expect the Unexpected" starred Lau Ching Wan, Simon Yam and Ruby Wong. It was directed by Patrick Yau.
    (SFC, 11/19/99, p.C4)

1999        The film "Eyes Wide Shut" was written and directed by Stanley Kubrick. It starred Tom Cruise, Leelee Sobieski and Nicole Kidman.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFEC, 5/9/99, Par p.10)

1999        The film "Felicia's Journey" starred Boib Hoskins and was written and directed by Atom Egoyan. It was based on a 1994 novel by William Trevor.
    (SFEC, 11/7/99, DB p.53)(SFC, 11/19/99, p.C3)

1999        The Italian film "Ferdinando e Carolina" starred script writer Leonardo Benvenuti (d.2000 at 77) and was directed by Lina Wertmuller.
    (SFC, 11/8/00, p.B7)

1999        The film "Fight Club" starred Brad Pitt and Edward Norton and was based on a novel by Chuck Palahniuk. It was directed by David Fincher.
    (SFC, 10/11/99, p.D2)(SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.56)

1999        The film "Finding North" starred Wendy Makenna and John Benjamin Hickey. It was directed by Tanya Wexler. It was about a straight woman pursuing a despondent gay man.
    (SFC, 10/1/99, p.C5)

1999        The film "Flawless" starred Robert De Niro and Philip Seymour Hoffman. It was written and directed by Joel Schumacher.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.7E)(SSFC, 12/28/03, p.C6)

1999        The Taiwan film "Flowers of Shanghai" was directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien. It was about prostitutes in a luxurious brothel in the 1880s.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.37)

1999        The film "Following" starred Jeremy Theobold and Alex Haw. It was written and directed by Christopher Nolan. It was about a young man obsessed with randomly following people and then meets his counterpart.
    (SFC, 6/28/99, p.D3)

1999        The comedy film "Foolish" starred Eddie Griffin and Master P. It was directed by Dave Meyers.
    (SFC, 4/10/99, p.E4)

1999        The film "Forces of Nature" starred Sandra Bullock, Maura Tierney and Ben Affleck and was directed by Bronwen Hughes.
    (SFC, 3/19/99, p.C3)(SSFC, 3/25/01, Par p.22)

1999        The film "For Love of the Game" starred Kelly Preston and Kevin Costner as a big-league Detroit Tigers pitcher. It was directed by Sam Raimi.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.50)(SFC, 9/17/99, p.C1)

1999        The film "Forrest Bess: Key to the Riddle" was a documentary about a painter-fisherman on the Gulf Coast who made visionary works of art and cut off his own penis.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.39)

1999        The film "Free Money" starred Mira Sorvino.
    (SSFC, 11/3/02, Par. p.22)

1999        The black comedy film "Freeway II: Confessions of a Trick Baby" starred Natasha Lyonne, Maria Celedonio and Vincent Gallo. It was directed by Matthew Bright.
    (SFC, 10/8/99, p.C8)

1999        The Iranian documentary film "Friendly Persuasion" was about Iranian film.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.57)

1999        The film "Friends and Lovers" starred Robert Downey Jr., Alison Eastwood and Suzanne Cryer. It was about a group of friends who discover sex and romance on a holiday weekend.
    (SFC, 5/10/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Galaxy Quest" starred Tim Allen, Daryl Mitchell, Sigourney Weaver and Alan Rickman. It was directed by Dean Parisot.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)(USAT, 11/12/99, p.7E)(SFC, 12/25/99, p.C1)(SSFC, 10/5/03, Par p.26)

1999        The film "The Gambler" starred Michael Gambon and Jodhi May. It was directed by Karoly Makk and based on the early life of Fyodor Dostoevsky and his novel of the same name.
    (SFC, 11/19/99, p.C5)

1999        The film "The General's Daughter" starred James Woods, Madeleine Stowe Timothy Hutton and John Travolta.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.5)(SFC, 6/14/99, p.E3)(SSFC, 5/27/01, Par p.22)

1999        The film "Genghis Blues" premiered at Sundance. It won the audience award for best documentary. It was directed by Roko and Adrian Belic and was about Paul Pena (1950-1955), a blind bluesman, who journeys to Tuva to compete in a throat-singing competition.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.35)(SFC, 10/4/05, p.B5)

1999        The $25,000 short film "George Lucas in Love" by Joe Nussbaum premiered on MediaTrip.com, a web site that offered short films to internet users.
    (SFEC, 7/30/00, DB p.31)

1999        The documentary "Get Bruce" featured Robin Williams. It was about Bruce Vilanch and was directed by Andrew J. Kuehn.
    (SFC, 9/17/99, p.C3)(SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1999        The film "Get Real" starred Ben Silverstone and was directed by Simon Shore. It was about the secret romance between 2 adolescent boys and was based on the Patrick Wilde play: "What's Wrong With Angry?"
    (SFC, 5/10/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Getting To Know You" starred Heather Matarazzo and was directed by Lisanne Skyler. It was based on 3 stories by Joyce Carol Oates.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.36)

1999        The film "Girl, Interrupted" starred Brittany Murphy, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg and Angelina Jolie as inmates in a mental institution. It was based on a book by Susana Kaysen.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)(SSFC, 9/2/01, Par p.14)

1999        The film "Gloria" starred Sharon Stone and was directed by Sydney Lumet. It was a remake of the 1980 film by John Cassavetes.
    (SFC, 1/23/99, p.E1)

1999        The comedy film "Go" starred Scott Wolf, Jane Krakowski, Sarah Polley and Desmond Askew. It was directed by Doug Liman.
    (SFC, 4/9/99, p.C1)(SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.52)

1999        The comedy film "God Said, "Ha!"" starred Julia Sweeney.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Goodbye Lover" starred Patricia Arquette, Dermot Mulroney, Ellen DeGeneres and Don Johnson. It was directed by Roland Joffe.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.4)(SFC, 4/16/99, p.C3)

1999        The Spanish film "The Grandfather" starred Fernando Fernan-Gomez and was directed by Jose Luis Garci.
    (SFC, 10/25/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "The Green Mile" starred Tom Hanks, David Morse and Michael Clarke Duncan. It was a prison drama written and directed by Frank Darabont.
    (SFC, 12/10/99, p.C1)

1999        The film "Guinevere" starred Sarah Polley and Stephen Rea. It was directed by Audrey Wells and premiered at Sundance.
    (SFC, 2/1/99, p.E1)(SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)

1999        The documentary film "Hands on a Hard Body" was directed by S.R. Bindler. It was about winning a pickup truck in Texas.
    (SFC, 3/12/99, p.D5)

1999        The film "Happy, Texas" starred Steve Zahn and Jeremy Northam. It was directed by Mark Illsley. It premiered at Sundance and was about a pair of escaped convicts one of whom masquerades as a children's beauty pageant producer.
    (SFC, 1/30/99, p.D1)(SFEC, 10/3/99, DB p.56)(SFC, 10/8/99, p.C1)

1999        The film "The Haunting" was directed by Jan de Bont.
    (SFC, 12/23/99, p.D6)

1999        The Australian film "Head On" starred Alex Dinitriades and Paul Capsis. It was directed by Ana Kokkinos and told an intimate story of male sexual confusion.
    (SFC, 11/8/99, p.D3)(SFC, 11/11/99, p.B3)

1999        The film "Hideous Kinky" starred Said Taghmaoui and Kate Winslet. It was based on a novel by Esther Freud.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, DB p.48)

1999        The film "Holy Smoke" starred Kate Winslet, Harvey Keitel and Pam Grier. It was directed by Jane Campion and was about a young woman who follows her guru to India.
    (SFC, 9/6/99, p.B5)

1999        The film "House on Haunted Hill" starred Geoffrey Rush and was directed by William Malone.
    (SFC, 10/25/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "The Hurricane?" starred Denzel Washington as the boxer Ruben "Hurricane" Carter. It was directed by Norman Jewison.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.7E)

1999        The comedy film "An Ideal Husband" starred Minnie Driver. It was written and directed by Oliver Parker.
    (SFEC, 6/6/99, Par p.14)(SFC, 6/25/99, p.C3)

1999        The comedy-horror film "Idle Hands" starred Devon Sawa, Jessica Alba, Seth Green and Vivica A. Fox. It was directed by Rodman Flender.
    (SFC, 4/26/99, p.E3)(SSFC, 11/26/00, Par p.30)

1999        The Netherlands documentary film "I Love Money" (the title used symbols for "love" and "money") was directed by Johan van der Keuken.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.36)

1999        The comedy film "Illuminata" starred John Turturro and Susan Sarandon. It was directed by John Turturro. It was based on a play written by Brandon Cole and Turturro.
    (SFC, 8/6/99, p.C3)

1999        The thriller film "In Dreams" starred Annette Bening and was directed by Neil Jordan. Bening played the clairvoyant Claire Cooper.
    (SFC, 1/15/99, p.D1)

1999        The documentary film "In Search of Kundun" with Martin Scorsese was written by Eric Roth and Michael Mann and directed by Mann.
    (SFC, 10/25/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "The Insider" starred Al Pacino, Debi Mazar and Christopher Plummer. It was a dramatization of the Nov 12, 1995, incident where CBS replaced a special whistle blowing interview with Jeffrey Wigand with a watered down version of the story. It was based on Marie Brenner's article: "The Man Who Knew Too Much."
    (SFEC, 10/24/99, DB p.54)(SFC, 11/1/99, p.E3)(SSFC, 1/12/03, Par p.20)

1998        The film “Inspector Gadget" featured Joely Fisher.
    (SSFC, 7/18/04, Par p.22)

1999        The film "Instinct" starred Cuba Gooding, Maura Tierney and Anthony Hopkins and was directed by Jon Turteltaub.
    (SFEC, 5/30/99, DB p.48)(SSFC, 3/25/01, Par p.22)

1999        The crime thriller film "In Too Deep" starred Omar Epps and LL Cool J. and was directed by Michael Rymer.
    (SFC, 8/25/99, p.C1)

1999        The film “Invisibles" featured Portia de Rossi.
    (SSFC, 2/6/05, Par p.24)

1999        The animated film "Iron Giant" was directed by Brad Bird.
    (SFC, 8/6/99, p.C3)

1999        The French film "I Stand Alone" ( Seul) was directed by Gaspar Noe. It was a deliberately shocking film about an unemployed butcher.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.39)(SFC, 6/8/99, p.B1)

1999        The film "The Item" by Dan Clark premiered at Sundance.
    (SFC, 1/30/99, p.D1)

1999        The film “I Will Survive" starred Paz Vega.
    (SSFC, 12/12/04, Par p.22)

1999        The film "Jacob the Liar" starred Robin Williams, Alan Arkin and Armin-Mueller Stahl. It was directed by Peter Kassovitz. It was based on a 1977 German version.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.C1)(SFC, 11/5/99, p.C5)

1999        The teen film "Jawbreaker" starred Pam Grier, Judy Greer and Rose McGowan.
    (SFC, 2/15/99, p.E6)(SSFC, 10/16/05, Par p.24)

1999        The French musical film "Jeanne and the Perfect Guy" starred Oliver Duscatel and Jacques Martineau.
    (SFC, 7/26/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Joe the King" starred Noah Fleiss, Camryn Manheim and Val Kilmer. It was written and directed by Frank Whaley.
    (SFC, 10/22/99, p.C6)(SFC, 12/31/00, Par p.18)

1999        The Japanese film "Jubaku: The Archipelago of Rotten Money" was based on a 1997 government investigation of bank corruption.
    (SFC, 12/28/99, p.A8)

1999        The Finnish film "Juha" by Aki Kaurismaki was a silent black and white work based on a classic 1911 novel. It starred Sakari Kuosmanen and Kati Outinen.
    (SFC, 4/22/99, p.E4)

1999        The film "Julien Donkey-Boy" starred Ewen Bremner and was written and directed by Harmony Korine.
    (SFC, 10/25/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Just a Little Harmless Sex" starred Lauren Hutton.
    (SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)

1999        The film "Just the Ticket" featured Andie Macdowell.
    (SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)

1999        The Israeli film Kadosh starred Meital Barda and Yael Abecassis and was directed by Amos Gitai. It was an attack on Orthodox Jewish life and its treatment of women.
    (SFC, 5/17/99, p.D2)

1999        The film Khrustaliov, My Car! Was directed by Alexei Gherman and was about life in Moscow at the end of the Stalinist era.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.36)

1999        The Kazak film "Killer" by Darezhan Omirbaev starred Talgat Assetov.
    (SFC, 4/22/99, p.E4)

1999        The animated film The King and I was a version of the original musical.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFC, 3/20/99, p.B1)

1999        The Chinese film "King of Masks" starred Chu Yuk and was directed by Wu Tianming. It was about a lonely old magician.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.16)

1999        The film "Komodo" starred Jill Hennessy.
    (SSFC, 2/4/01, Par p.8)

1999        The film “Lake Placid" starred Bridget Fonda, Mariska Hargitay and Bill Pullman. It was an action film about a big crocodile and was directed by Steve Miner.
    (SFC, 7/12/99, p.E3)(SFC, 7/16/99, p.C3)

1999        The documentary film The Last Cigarette was directed by Kevin Rafferty and Frank Keraudren.
    (SFC, 9/3/99, p.B3)

1999        The Canadian comedy film "Last Night" starred Don McKellar and Sandra Oh. It was directed by Don McKellar.
    (WSJ, 11/5/99, p.W10)(SFC, 11/19/99, p.C5)

1999        The Chinese film The Last Woman of Shang starred Lina Daui and Shin Yung-Kyoon. It was set in the 11 century BC and was about a woman who pursues becoming empress in order to avenge her father's death.
    (SFC, 6/14/99, p.E3)

1999        The documentary film The Legacy was written and directed by Michael J. Moore. It examined the California "three strikes law."
    (SFC, 5/17/99, p.D3)

1999        The film “The Legend of 1900" starred Tim Roth as a pianist who grows up on a steamship and never leaves. It was directed by Giuseppe Tornatore.
    (SFEC, 11/14/99, DB p.60)

1999        The $35 million film "Legionairre" starred Jean-Claude Van Damme. It skipped the theaters and went directly to video distribution.
    (SFEC, 2/28/99, DB p.44)

1999        The Iranian film "Leila" starred Leila Hatami and Ali Mosaffa. It was directed by Dariush Mehrjui. It was about domestic life in contemporary Tehran.
    (SFC, 12/17/99, p.C14)

1999        The documentary film "Lenny Bruce: Swear To Tell the Truth" was directed by Robert Weide.
    (SFC, 3/19/99, p.C3)

1999        The documentary film "Le Petomane" was directed by Igor Vamos. It was about the Josef Pujol, a cabaret star and "fartiste."
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.39)

1999        The documentary film "Let It Come Down" was made by Jennifer Baichul. It was about the writer Paul Bowles.
    (SFC, 7/12/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Liberty Heights" starred Ben Foster and Adrien Brody. It was directed by Barry Levinson.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.7E)

1999        The IMAX film "L5: First City in Space" was propduced.
    (SFC, 11/19/99, p.C4)

1999        The film Life starred Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence. It was directed by Ted Demme.
    (SFC, 4/16/99, p.C1)

1999        The documentary film The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg was made by Aviva Kempner. Greenberg (d. 1986) was a baseball star with the Detroit Tigers from 1932-1947.
    (SFEC, 7/11/99, DB p.43)

1999        The film Limbo starred Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and David Strathairn and was directed by John Sayles.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)(SFEC, 5/30/99, DB p.10)

1999        The crime thriller film "The Limey" starred Terence Stamp, Peter Fonda and Lesley Ann Warren. It was directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Lem Dobbs.
    (SFC, 10/8/99, p.C3)

1999        The IMAX film The Living Sea was narrated by Meryl Streep.
    (SFC, 4/30/99, p.E9)

1999        The British film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels starred Jason Flemyng and Dexter Fletcher. It was directed by Guy Ritchie and set in London's East side.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.E3)

1999        The film Loser Love starred Lauren Hutton.
    (SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)

1999        The film "The Loss of Sexual Innocence" starred Julian Sands and Johanna Torrel and was written and directed by Mike Figgis.
    (WSJ, 5/28/99, p.W7)

1999        The film Lost and Found starred David Spade and Sophie Marceau and was directed by Jeff Pollack.
    (SFC, 4/23/99, p.C3)

1999        The jazz documentary film "Louis Prima: The Wildest" was directed by Don McGlynn. Prima was a popular New Orleans Italian American trumpeter singer during the 40s and 50s.
    (SFC, 10/22/99, p.C7)

1999        The film "Love From Ground Zero" featured Simon Baker.
    (SSFC, 9/1/02, Par p.14)

1999        The romantic comedy film "Love Letter" starred Kate Capshaw, Tom Everett Scott, Tom Selleck and Ellen DeGeneres. It was directed by Peter Hosun Chan.
    (SFC, 5/17/99, p.D3)(SSFC, 12/2/01, Par p.4)

1999        The film "Love Reinvented" was an anthology of short films that dealt with loving in the age of AIDS.
    (SFC, 12/10/99, p.C8)

1999        The film Lovers of the Arctic Circle was directed by Julio Medem.
    (WSJ, 4/23/99, W1)

1999        The film "Lover’s Knot" featured Billy Campbell.
    (SFEC, 4/30/00, Par p.22)

1999        The romantic comedy film "Love Stinks" starred French Stewart, Bridgette Wilson and Tyra Banks and was directed by Jeff Franklin.
    (SFC, 9/6/99, p.B5)(SFC, 9/10/99, p.C3)

1999        The French film "Lucie Aubrac" starred Daniel Auteuil and Carole Bouquet and was based on the true story of a woman married to a Jewish resistance fighter during WW II. It was directed by Claude Berri.
    (WSJ, 8/27/99, p.W2)(SFC, 9/24/99, p.C12)

1999        The Swedish film "Lucky People Center International" was a patchwork film by the Lucky People Center collective.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.35)

1999        The film "Lush" starred Laura Linney.
    (SFEC, 11/12/00, Par p.36)

1999        The film "Magnolia" starred Jason Robards (d.2000 at 78), Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Alfred Molina, John C. Reilly and Julienne Moore.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.7E)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1999        The film "Man of the Century" starred Gibson Frazier and Susan Egan. It was directed by Adam Abraham.
    (SFC, 11/26/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "Man on the Moon" starred Jim Carrey and Sasha Alexander in an Andy Kaufman biopic. It was directed by Milos Forman.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)(SSFC, 6/17/01, Par p.18)

1999        The film "Mansfield Park" starred Alessandro Nivola and Frances O'Connor. It was directed by Patricia Rozema.
    (SFEC, 11/21/99, DB p.50)

1999        The film "Map of the World" starred Sara Rue.
    (SSFC, 6/22/03, Par p.14)

1999        The documentary film "Marcello Mastroianni: I Remember" was directed by Anna Maria Tato.
    (WSJ, 10/12/99, p.AA24)

1999        The thriller film "The Matrix" starred Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne and Carrie-Anne Moss. It was directed by Joel Silver.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFC, 3/31/99, p.E1)

1999        The film "Men Cry Bullets" starred Steven Nelson and Honey Lauren. It was written and directed by Tamara Hernandez.
    (SFC, 11/8/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "Message in a Bottle" starred Kevin Costner, Robin Wright Penn and Paul Newman. It was directed by Luis Mandoki.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFC, 2/12/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc" starred Milla Jovovitch, Dustin Hoffman, John Malkovich and Faye Dunaway. It was directed by Luc Besson.
    (SFC, 11/8/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "Metroland" starred Christian Bale, Emily Watson, Elsa Zylberstein and Lee Ross. It was directed by Philip Saville. It was based on the novel by Julian Barnes. It was about married life in the 1970s.
    (SFC, 4/16/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "Mickey Blue Eyes" starred Hugh Grant Jeanne Tripplehorn and James Caan. It was directed by Kelly Makin.
    (SFC, 8/20/99, p.C1)

1999        The film "Minus Man" starred Janeane Garofalo and Owen Wilson and was directed by Hampton Fancher. It was about a serial killer.
    (SFEC, 9/19/99, DB p.54)

1999        The documentary film "Mob Law" by Paul Wilmhurst was about former Vegas "Mob lawyer" Oscar Goodman.
    (SFC, 8/9/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "The Mod Squad" starred Claire Danes, Omar Epps, Dennis Farina and Giovanni Ribisi and was directed by Scott Silver.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFC, 3/26/99, p.C1)

1999        The film "Molly" starred Jill Hennessy and Aaron Eckhart.
    (SSFC, 2/4/01, Par p.8)(SSFC, 8/11/02, Par p.18)

1999        The Polish film "Mr. Tadeusz" was directed by Andrzej Wajda. It was based on the Romantic verse novel by Adam Mickiewicz.
    (SFC, 7/8/99, p.E3)

1999        The Disney comedy film "Mumford" starred Loren Dean, Jason Lee and Hope Davis and was directed by Lawrence Kasdan.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFEC, 9/26/99, DB p.51)(SSFC, 3/18/01, Par p.24)

1999        The film "The Mummy" starred Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)(SFEC, 7/30/00, Par p.5)

1999        The film "Muppets from Space" featured Steve Whitmire and Andie Macdowell. It was directed by Timothy Hill.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFC, 7/12/99, p.E3)(SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)

1999        The comedy film "The Muse" starred Andie Macdowell, Sharon Stone, Albert Brooks and Jeff Bridges. It was directed by Albert Brooks.
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.50)(SFC, 8/27/99, p.C3)(SSFC, 4/7/02, Par p.22)

1999        The film "Music of the Heart" starred Meryl Streep as the inner-city violin teacher Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras. It was directed Wes Craven.
    (SFC, 10/25/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "My Favorite Martian" starred Christopher Lloyd, Daryl Hannah and Christine Ebersole. It was directed by Ray Walston. It was based on the 1965 TV series.
    (SFC, 2/13/99, p.C3)(SSFC, 8/26/01, Par p.13)

1999        The film "My Life So Far" starred Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Colin Furth. It was directed by Hugh Hudson. It was adopted from the memoirs of Sir Denis Forman, a Brritish TV executive.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Par p.12)(SFC, 8/6/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "My Name Is Joe" starred Peter Mullan and was directed by Ken Loach.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, DB p.48)

1999        The film "My Son the Fanatic" starred Om Puri and was directed by Udayan Prasad. It was about the love affair between an Indian taxi driver and a prostitute. The screenplay was by Hanif Kureishi.
    (SFC, 6/28/99, p.D3)

1999        The comedy drama film Mystery, Alaska starred Russell Crowe, Hank Azaria and Mary McCormick. It was directed by Jay Roach and was about a hockey match between a small town and a professional team.
    (SFC, 10/1/99, p.C1)

1999        The film "Mystery Men" starred Hank Azaria, William H. Macy, Janeane Garofalo, Greg Kinnear Tom Waits and Ben Stiller. It was directed by Kinka Usher.
    (SFEC, 8/1/99, DB p.54)(SFC, 8/6/99, p.C1)

1999        The film "Never Been Kissed" starred Drew Barrymore (24), Jessica Alba, and Leelee Sobieski. It was directed by Raja Gosnell.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, Par p.4)(SFC, 4/9/99, p.C3)(SSFC, 11/26/00, Par p.30)

1999        The film New Rose Hotel starred Christopher Walken and Willem Dafoe. It was directed by Abel Ferrara and went directly to video. It was about corporate defections in the high tech industry.
    (SFEC, 11/14/99, DB p.54)

1999        The film “Nobody Knows Anybody" starred Paz Vega.
    (SSFC, 12/12/04, Par p.22)

1999        The Chinese film Not One Less was directed by Zhang Yimou and was the story of children in the countryside struggling to stay in school.
    (SFEC, 5/16/99, DB p.58)

1999        The romantic comedy film "Notting Hill" starred Julia Roberts, Mischa Barton and Hugh Grant. It was directed by Roger Michell.
    (SFC, 5/24/99, p.D3)(SFC, 5/28/99, p.C1)

1999        The documentray film "Now & Then: From Frosh to Seniors" was about life at Standford Univ. It was directed by Dayna Goldfine and Daniel Geller.
    (SFC, 10/1/99, p.C5)

1999        The Chinese documentary film "Nu Shu: A Hidden Language of Women in China" was directed by Yang Yueqing. A woman was arrested in Hunan in the 1960s who spoke a language that was not understood. Her speech was found to be Nu Shu, a secret language developed by women hundreds of years earlier.
    (SFC, 10/22/99, p.A16)

1999        The drama film "October Sky" starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Cooper. It was directed by Joe Johnston.
    (SFC, 2/19/99, p.D1)

1999        The film "Office Space" starred Gary Cole, Ron Livingston and Jennifer Aniston was written and directed by Mike Judge.
    (SFC, 2/15/99, p.E6)

1999        The film "The Omega Code" starred Michael York, Casper Van Dien and Catherine Oxenberg. It was directed by Robert Marcarelli and financed by Orange County televangelist Paul Crouch and his Trinity Broadcasting Network. It played on ideas from the book "The Bible Code" by Michael Drosnin.
    (SFC, 11/6/99, p.B1)

1999        The film "One Man's Hero" featured Tom Berenger.
    (SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1999        The documentary film "On the Ropes" was directed by Nanette Burstein and Brett Morgen. It was about the personal struggles of 3 boxers.
    (SFC, 10/8/99, p.C5)

1999        The film "The Other Sister" starred Juliette Lewis and Diane Keaton and was directed by Garry Marshall.
    (SFC, 2/22/99, p.E3)

1999        The Spanish film "Open Your Eyes" starred Eduardo Noriega and Penelope Cruz. It was directed by Alejandro Amenabar.
    (WSJ, 4/16/99, p.W1)(SFC, 4/26/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Out of Season" starred Carol Monda and Joy Kelly. It was a lesbian romantic drama directed by Jeanette L. Buck.
    (SFC, 8/6/99, p.C6)

1999        The film "The Out of Towners" starred Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn and Cynthia Nixon in a remake of the 1970s version with Jack Lemon.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SSFC, 1/22/06, Par p.18)

1999        The film "Outside Providence" starred Shawn Hatosy. It was written by Peter Farrelly and was directed by Michael Corrente. The film was based on the 1998 novel by Peter Farrelly and set in the 1970s.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)(SFC, 9/2/99, p.D1)

1999        The film "The Passion of Ayn Rand" premiered at Sundance. It starred Helen Mirren and Eric Stoltz and was made for cable TV.
    (SFC, 1/30/99, p.D1)

1999        The film "Paulina" starred Mathyselene Heredia Castillo and was directed by Jennifer Maytorena and Vicky Funari. It was about a Mexican maid.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, DB p.61)

1999        The film “Payback" featured Freddy Rodriguez.
    (SSFC, 5/30/04, Par p.22)

1999        The Japanese animated film "Perfect Blue" by Satoshi Kon was about a pop musician turned soap opera actress. It was based on a novel by Yoshikazu Takeuchi.
    (SFC, 10/11/99, p.D2)

1999        The film "Picture This" featured Melissa Errico.
    (SSFC, 10/20/02, Par p.16)

1999        The documentary film A Place Called Chiapas was directed by Canadian Nettie Wild.
    (SFC, 6/10/99, p.E3)

1999        The thriller film Playback starred Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry and Maria Bello and was directed by Brian Helgeland. It was a remake of the 1967 "Point Blank."
    (SFC, 2/5/99, p.C1)

1999        The film Playing By Heart starred Gillian Anderson and was directed by Willard Carroll.
    (SFC, 1/22/99, p.D3)

1999        The adventure film "Plunckett & Macleane" starred Robert Carlyle, Liv Tyler, alan Cumming and Johnny Lee Miller. It was directed by Jake Scott and was about highwaymen of the 18th century.
    (SFC, 10/1/99, p.C7)(SFEC, 4/23/00, Par p.16)

1999        The film "Point Doom" featured Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)

1999        The film "Pornographic Liaison" starred Nathalie Baye and was directed by Frederic Fonteyne. It premiered at the Venice Film Festival and was about a nameless couple who meet once a week for their erotic fantasies.
    (SFC, 9/6/99, p.B5)

1999        The British film "Preaching to the Perverted" starred Guinevere Turner and Christien Anholt. It was written and directed by Stuart Urban.
    (SFC, 8/20/99, p.C10)

1999        The film "Press Run" starred John Walsh.
    (SSFC, 9/22/02, Par p.20)

1999        The film Private Confessions starred Max von Sydow and Pernilla August. It was written by Ingmar Bergman and directed by Liv Ullmann.
    (SFC, 5/10/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Purple Storm starred Joan Chen.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.16)

1999        The Danish film Pusher starred Kim Bodnia and was written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. It was the portrait of a small-time drug dealer in Copenhagen.
    (SFC, 11/1/99, p.E3)

1999        The black comedy film "Pushing Tin" starred John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Molly Price and Angelina Jolie. It was directed by Mike Newell.
    (SFC, 4/23/99, p.C1)(SSFC, 3/30/03, Par p.26)

1999        The thriller film The Rage: Carrie 2 starred Jason London and Amy Irving and was directed by Katt Shea.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.E3)(SFC, 3/12/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "Random Hearts" starred Harrison Ford, Edie Falco, Molly Price and Kristin Scott Thomas. It was directed by Sydney Pollack. It was about an undercover cop who obsessively investigates his wife's infidelity.
    (SFEC, 10/3/99, DB p.52)(SSFC, 6/16/02, Par p.14)

1999        The film Ravenous starred Guy Pearce and was directed by Antonia Bird. It was about a flesh-eating madman in 1847.
    (SFC, 3/19/99, p.C4)

1999        The Chinese film Red River Valley starred Ning Jing and Ying Zhen. It was shot in Tibet and directed by Feng Xiaoning.
    (SFC, 10/1/99, p.C7)

1999        The film The Red Violin starred Samuel L. Jackson and was directed by Francois Girard. It was written by Girard and Don McKeller.
    (WSJ, 6/11/99, p.W5)

1999        The film Regret To Inform won a documentary directing award at Sundance for Barbara Sonneborn. The film focused on the impact of the Vietnam war on widows.
    (SFC, 2/1/99, p.E1)(SFC, 9/25/99, p.E3)

1999        The documentary film "Rice and Potatoes" was directed by Todd Wilson and focused on Asian-Caucasian gay relations.
    (SFC, 8/13/99, p.C10)

1999        The film "Ride With the Devil" with James Caviezel, Tobey McGuire, Simon Baker and singer Jewel (25) was directed by Ang Lee.
    (SFEC, 12/5/99, DB p.54)(SFEC, 12/12/99, DB p.62)(SSFC, 9/1/02, Par p.14)

1999        The documentary film "Rock the Boat" by Robert Houston was about his 1997 Trans-Pacific Yacht Race with an HIV-positive crew.
    (SFC, 4/26/99, p.E3)

1999        The French film "Romance" was written and directed by Catherine Breillat. It was about a woman's sexual journey and starred Italian porn star Rocco Siffredi and Caroline Ducey.
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)(SFC, 9/29/99, p.D1)

1999        The Flemish film "Rosie" starred Aranka Coppens and was directed by Patrice Toye. It was about a 13-year-old girl ignored by her single mother.
    (SFC, 9/17/99, p.C3)

1999        The Belgian film "Rosetta" starred Emilie Dequenne and was directed by Luc and John-Pierre Dardenne.
    (SFC, 12/24/99, p.C5)

1999        The comedy film "Runaway Bride" starred Julia Roberts, Kathleen Robertson, Joan Cusack, Hector Elizondo, Christopher Meloni and Richard Gere. It was directed by Garry Marshall.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SSFC, 6/10/01, Par p.18)(SSFC, 7/15/01, Par p.18)

1999        The German film "Run Lola Run" starred Franka Potente and Moritz Bleibtreu and was directed by Tom Tykwer.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.36)

1999        The film "Running Red" featured Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)

1999        The Hong Kong film "Running Out of Time" starred Andy Lau and Lau Ching Wan. It was directed by Johnny To.
    (SFC, 10/20/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "Rushmore" starred Olivia Williams, Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray as a tycoon who mentors a whiz kid, and both fall in love with the same pretty teacher. It was co-written and directed by Wes Anderson.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFEC, 1/24/99, DB p.40)(SFC, 2/5/99, p.C1)

1999        The French film "Same Old Song" was directed by Alain Resnais.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.37)

1999        The French film "The School of Flesh" was directed by Benoit Jacquot.
    (SFC, 3/26/99, p.C3)

1999        The French romantic comedy film "Seventh Heaven" starred Sandrina Kimberlain and Vincent Lindon and was directed by Benoir Jacquot.
    (SFC, 4/9/99, p.C7)

1999        The documentary film "Sex: The Annabel Chong Story" by Gough Lewis premiered at Sundance. It was about a woman who had sex with 251 men in 10 hours.
    (SFC, 1/30/99, p.D1)

1999        The film "She's All That" starred Anna Paquin and Rachel Leigh Cook. It was directed by Robert Iscove.
    (SFEC, 1/24/99, DB p.9)

1999        The film "Show Me Love" was written and directed by Lukas Moodysson. It was about the romantic life of a small town girl.
    (SFC, 10/11/99, p.D2)

1998        The Chinese comedy film "Shower" was produced by Peter Loehr.
    (WSJ, 12/30/99, p.A1)

1999        The IMAX 3D film Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Box was directed by Brett Leonard. It was about magicians Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Uwe Ludwig Horn.
    (SFEC, 10/17/99, DB p.52)

1999        The Argentine comedy film Silvio Prieto was directed by Martin Rejtman.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.37)

1999        The romantic comedy film Simply Irresistible starred Sarah Michelle Gellar and was directed by Mark Tarlov.
    (SFC, 2/5/99, p.C11)

1999        The film "A Slipping Down Life" starred Sara Rue.
    (SSFC, 6/22/03, Par p.14)

1999        The film "Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists" featured the voice of Brendan Fraser.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.30)

1999        The French comedy film "Sitcom" starred Evelyne Dandry and was directed by Francois Ozon.
    (SFC, 7/5/99, p.B3)(SFC, 7/9/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "The Sixth Sense" starred Bruce Willis, Donnie Wahlberg, Mischa Barton and Halley Joel Osment (11). It was a psychological thriller directed by M. Night Shyamalan
    (SFC, 8/6/99, p.C1)(SFEC, 9/19/99, DB p.62)

1999        The film "Skin and Bone" was directed by Everett Lewis. It detailed the lives of 3 male hustlers.
    (SFC, 2/22/99, p.E3)

1999        The film SLC Punk starred Matthew Lillard, Annabeth Gish and Michael Goorjian and was directed by James Merendino. It was about 2 punk rockers in Salt Lake City in the early 1980s.
    (SFC, 4/26/99, p.E3)(SFEC, 8/29/99, Par p.22)

1999        The film "Sleepy Hollow" was directed by Tim Burton and was based on the Washington Irving story.
    (SFEC, 11/14/99, DB p.58)

1999        The film "Slow Burn" starred Minnie Driver.
    (SFEC, 6/6/99, Par p.14)

1999        The film "Snow Falling on Cedars" starred Sam Shepard.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, Par p.23)

1999        The French film "So Be it" starred Gerard Blain.
    (SFC, 12/19/00, p.B5)

1999        The French film "Soleil" starred Sophie Loren and Philippe Noiret. It was directed by Roger Hanin. It was about  Jewish mother and her family pushed to Algiers during WW II.
    (SFC, 8/6/99, p.C6)

1999        The film "Something More" stared Tom Cavanagh.
    (SSFC, 10/6/02, Par p.18)

1999        The German film "Sonnenallee" (The Eastie Boys) was directed by Leander Haussmann and was about fun times in East Berlin in the 1970s.
    (SFC, 10/20/99, p.A10)

1999        The documentary film "The Source" was directed by Chuck Workman and was about the history of the Beat generation.
    (SFC, 9/17/99, p.C3)

1999        The animated film "South Park: Bigger, Long & Uncut" was directed by Trey Parker and featured the characters of the Comedy Central TV series. The devil is featured as a whiner in a sexual relationship with Saddam Hussein.
    (SFC, 6/28/99, p.D3)(SFC, 10/23/00, p.F3)

1999        The film "Spanish Fly" starred Daphna Kastner, Toni Canto and Martin Donovan. It was directed by Daphna Kastner.
    (SFC, 12/3/99, p.C3)

1999        The documentary film "Speaking in Strings" was about vioilinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and was directed by Paola de Florio.
    (SFC, 12/3/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "Splendor" by Gregg Araki premiered at Sundance. It featured Kathleen Robertson and was about a menage a trois in LA.
    (SFC, 1/30/99, p.D1)(SSFC, 6/10/01, Par p.18)

1999        The George Lucas film "Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace" was released on May 19.
    (SFEM, 5/2/99, p.10)

1999        The film "Stigmata" starred Patricia Arquette, Jonathan Pryce, Portia de Rossi and Gabriel Byrne and was directed by Rupert Wainwright.
    (SFC, 9/6/99, p.B5)(SFC, 9/10/99, p.C3)

1999        The British comedy film "Still Crazy" starred Stephen Rea, Juliet Aubrey, Bill Nighy and was directed by Brian Gibson.
    (SFC, 1/22/99, p.D1)(WSJ, 2/2/99, p.A20)

1999        The film "Stir of Echoes" starred Kevin Bacon and Kathryn Erbe. It was based on the novel by Richard Matheson and was directed by David Koepp.
    (SFC, 9/6/99, p.B5)(SFEC, 9/19/99, DB p.58)

1999        The film "Stonebrook" starred Seth Green.
    (SSFC, 12/17/00, Par p.12)

1999        The film "The Story of Us" starred Bruce Willis and Michelle Pfeiffer. It was directed by Bob Reiner.
    (SFEC, 10/10/99, DB p.56)

1999        The film "The Straight Story" starred Richard Farnsworth and Sissy Spacek. It was directed by David Lynch. It was about Alvin Straight, who traveled 350 miles on a lawn mower to mend a family rift.
    (SFEC, 10/17/99, DB p.52)

1999        The film "The Stray" featured Angie Everhart.
    (SSFC, 10/28/01, Par p.18)

1999        The film "Stuart LIttle" featured Dabney Coleman and Hugh Laurie. It was directed by Rob Minkoff and based on the children's book by E.B. White.
    (SFC, 12/13/99, p.E2)(SSFC, 12/16/01, p.16)

1999        The film "The Suburbans" featured Amy Brenneman and Jennifer Love Hewitt.
    (SFEC, 9/5/99, Par p.14)(SFEC, 3/26/00, Par p.22)

1999        The film "Sugar Town" starred Jade Gordon, Ally Sheedy and Rosanne Arquette and was co-directed and co-written by Kurt Voss and Allison Anders. It was about the Los Angeles music scene.
    (SFEC, 9/26/99, DB p.52)

1999        The film "Summer of Sam" starred Anthony LaPaglia, John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody and Mira Sorvino. It was directed by Spike Lee and covered the sweltering NY summer of 1977.
    (SFC, 6/28/99, p.D3)(SSFC, 7/25/04, Par p.5)

1999        The film “Summerspell" starred Dorothy Holland, Frank Whiteman and Jennifer Mayo. It was directed by Lina Shanklin and was about a Texas family reunion and a family secret.
    (SFC, 6/28/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "Sunshine" stared Rachel Weisz.
    (SSFC, 3/11/01, Par p.14)

1999        The comedy film “Superstar" starred Molly Shannon and Will Ferrell. It was directed by Bruce McCulloch and was written by Steven Wayne Koren.
    (SFC, 10/8/99, p.C3)

1999        The Iranian film "Sweet Agony" was a comedy about a camera crew filming a dysfunctional family and premiered at the Fajr Film Festival.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.48)

1999        The documentary film "Sweet and Lowdown" starred Anthony LaPaglia, Sean Penn, Uma Thurman, Molly Price and Samantha Morton. It was directed by Woody Allen and was about Emmet Ray, a jazz guitarist of the 1930s.
    (SFC, 9/6/99, p.B5)(SSFC, 3/30/03, Par p.26)

1999        The French film “The Swindle" starred Isabelle Huppert and Michel Serrault and was the 50th film directed by Claude Chabrol.
    (SFC, 5/3/99, p.D5)(SFC, 5/7/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "The Talented Mr. Ripley" starred Philip Seymour Hoffman, Gwyneth Paltrow and Matt Damon. It was directed by Amthony Minghella. A 1960 version was titled "Purple Noon."
    (SFEC, 8/29/99, DB p.60)(WSJ, 12/23/99, p.A16)(SSFC, 12/28/03, p.C6)

1999        The Spanish film “Tango" starred Miguel Angel Sola and Juan Luis Galiardo. It was written and directed by Carlos Saura.
    (SFC, 3/5/99, p.C3)

1999        The animated film "Tarzan" was released. Minnie Driver was one of the voices.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFEC, 6/6/99, Par p.14)

1999        The film "The Taxman" starred Joe Pantoliano and was directed by Avi Nesher. It was about a New York tax investigator.
    (SFC, 12/13/99, p.E2)

1999        The comedy thriller film "Teaching Mrs. Tingle" starred Marisa Coughlin and Katie Hoilmes. It was directed by Kevin Williamson.
    (SFC, 8/18/99, p.D1)(SFC, 8/20/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "Tea With Mussolini" starred Cher, Dame Judi Dench and Lily Tomlin. It was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and written by John Mortimer and Zeffirelli. It was about a young boy raised by 4 strong-willed women in Florence on the brink of WW II.
    (SFC, 5/10/99, p.E3)(SSFC, 3/24/02, Par p.26)

1999        The film "10 Things I Hate About You" starred Julia Stiles, Allison Janney and Heath Ledger and was directed by Gil Junger.
    (SFC, 3/31/99, p.E2)(SFEC, 5/21/00, Par p.22)

1999        The Singapore film “That's the Way I Like It" starred Anna Belle Francis and Adrian Pang. It was directed by Glen Goei. It was a comedy spin off on the impact of John Travolta and "Saturday Night Fever" on young people in Singpore in 1977.
    (SFC, 10/19/99, p.B1,4)

1999        The hip-hop drama film “Thicker Than Water" was directed by Richard Cummings Jr.
    (SFC, 10/25/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "The Third Miracle" starred Ed Harris.
    (SSFC, 2/25/01, Par p.20)

1999        The mystery sci-fi film "The Thirteenth Floor" starred Armin Mueller-Stahl, Craig Bierko, Hadda Brooks and Gretchen Mol. It was directed by Josef Rusnak.
    (SFC, 5/24/99, p.D3)(SFC, 5/28/99, p.C3)(SFC, 11/23/02, p.A19)

1999        The film "The 13th Warrior" starred Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora and Omar Sharif and was adopted from the Michael Crichton novel: "Instinct." It was directed by John McTiernan.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFC, 8/27/99, p.C1)

1999        The film "This Is My Father" starred Aidan Quinn, Moya Farrelly and James Caan. It was written and directed by Paul Quinn. It was about a Chicago teacher's search for his father in Ireland.
    (WSJ, 5/7/99, p.W6)(SFC, 5/28/99, p.C6)

1999        The film "This Space Between Us" starred Leslie Bibb, Alex Kingston and Jeremy Sisto.  It was directed by Matthew Leutwyler.
    (SFC, 7/28/99, p.E1)(SFEC, 7/16/00, Par p.18)(SFEC, 9/24/00, Par p.14)

1999        The film "The Suburbans" starred Craig Bierko.
    (SSFC, 6/24/01, Par p.18)

1999        The film "The Thomas Crown Affair" starred Pierce Brosnan, Faye Dunaway, Rene Russo and Denis Leary. It was directed by John MeTiernan and was a remake of the 1968 film.
    (SFEC, 7/18/99, Par p.7)(SFC, 8/6/99, p.C1)(SFEC, 8/6/00, Par p.18)

1999        The French film “Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train" starred Vincent Perez. It was directed by Patrice Chereau and was about the funeral of a transsexual artist.
    (WSJ, 8/20/99, p.W4)(SFC, 11/8/99, p.D3)

1999        The comedy drama film "Three Kings" starred George Clooney, Ice Cube, Judy Greer and Mark Wahlberg. It was directed by David O. Russell and was about a Gulf War caper.
    (SFEC, 9/26/99, DB p.48)(SFC, 10/1/99, p.C1)

1999        The film “Three Seasons" was directed by Tony Bui and won the jury prize at Sundance.
    (SFC, 2/1/99, p.E1)

1999        The film "Three to Tango" starred Matthew Perry and Neve Campbell. It was directed by Damon Santostefano.
    (SFC, 10/22/99, p.C3)

1999        The film "Titus" featured Alan Cumming.
    (SFEC, 4/23/00, Par p.16)

1999        The film "Top of the Food Chain" starred Tom Everett Scott.
    (SSFC, 12/2/01, Par p.20)

1999        The film "To Walk with Lions" starred Richard Harris (d.2002).
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1999        The computer animated film "Toy Story 2" was produced.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.7E)

1999        The film "Train of Life" was set in a Jewish shtetl in Europe in 1941 and was directed by Radu Mihaileanu.
    (SFEC, 10/3/99, DB p.54)(WSJ, 11/5/99, p.W10)

1999        The film "Treasure Island" premiered at Sundance. It was directed by Scott King.
    (SFC, 1/30/99, p.D1)

1999        The documentary film "Trekkies" was directed by Roger Nygard and takes a humorous look at Star Trek fans.
    (SFC, 5/17/99, p.D3)

1999        The gay romantic comedy film "Trick" starred Tori Spelling, John Paul Pitoc and Christian Campbell. It was directed by Jim Fall.
    (SFEC, 7/18/99, DB p.48)

1999        The film "Trippin" starred Deon Richmond and Maia Campbell and was directed by David Raynr. It was about a high school senior given to flights of fantasy.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.10)

1999        The film "True Crime" starred Sidney Poitier, Christine Ebersole and Clint Eastwood and was directed by Eastwood.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SSFC, 8/26/01, Par p.13)

1999        The Hong Kong film "The Truth About Jane and Sam" starred Richard Ho and Fan Wong and was directed by Derek Yee.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.C7)

1999        The film "Tumbleweeds" starred Kimberly J. Brown and Janet McTeer as daughter and mother. It was directed by Gavin O'Connor.
    (WSJ, 11/26/99, p.W5)

1999        The film "20 Dates" was directed by Myles Berkowitz.
    (SFC, 12/23/99, p.D6)

1999        The film "The 24-Hour Woman" starred Rosie Perez.
    (SFEC, 2/14/99, DB p.48)

1999        The film "Twice Upon a Yesterday" starred Lena Headey and Douglas Henshall and was directed by Maria Ripoll. It was a romance set in London.
    (SFC, 6/11/99, p.C5)

1999        The film "Twin Falls Idaho" starred Michele Hicks, Sasha Alexander and Michael and Mark Polish as conjoined twin brother. Michael Polish directed from a script written by the twin brothers.
    (WSJ, 7/30/99, p.W4)(SFEC, 8/15/99, DB p.48)(SSFC, 6/17/01, Par p.18)

1999        The film "200 Cigarettes" Ben and Casey Affleck, Dave Chapelle and Angela Featherstone. It was directed by Risa Bramon Garcia and was about several young couples whose lives cross at a 1981 New Year's Eve party in NYC.
    (SFC, 2/22/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Two Ninas" starred Jill Hennessy.
    (SSFC, 2/4/01, Par p.8)

1999        The Iranian film "Two Women" was directed by Tahmineh Milani.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.56)

1999        The 18-minute film "The Unfinished Journey" was made by Steven Spielberg and shown New Year's Eve at the Lincoln Memorial.
    (WSJ, 1/5/00, p.A20)

1999        The action thriller film "Universal Soldier: The Return" starred Jean-Claude Van Damme and was directed by Mic Rodgers.
    (SFC, 8/21/99, p.B1)

1999        The film "Varsity Blues" starred James Van Der Beek and Jon Voight and was directed by Brian Robbins.
    (SFC, 1/15/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "The Velocity of Gary" starred Salma Hayek and Vincent D'Onofrio. It was directed by Dan Ireland.
    (SFEC, 7/18/99, DB p.10)

1999        The film "A View From the Swing starred Jennifer Grant.
    (SFEC, 7/4/99, Par p.10)

1999        The film "Virgin Suicides" was directed by Sofia Coppola.
    (SFC, 9/12/03, p.J1)

1999        The film "Virtue" was a black comedy set in SF by Camera Obscura. It featured Jello Biafra, R.U. Sirius and Miss X.
    (SFC, 7/26/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "A Walk on the Moon starred Liev Schreiber. It was directed by Tony Goldwyn. It was based on a screenplay by Pamela Gray and produced by Dustin Hoffman.
    (WSJ, 3/26/99, p.W2)(WSJ, 4/29/99, p.A24)

1999        The film "The War Zone" starred Ray Winstone and Tilda Swinton. It was a debut effort by director Tim Roth and was based on a novel by Alexander Stuart.
    (SFC, 12/13/99, p.E2)

1999        The Japanese film "Wellcome Back, Mr. McDonald" was directed by Koki Mitani.
    (SFC, 11/8/99, p.D3)

1999        The Australian film "The Well" starred Pamela Rabe and Miranda Otto. It was directed by Samantha Lang.
    (SFC, 4/16/99, p.C6)

1999        The film "West Beirut" starred Mohamad Chamas and Rola Al Amin and was directed by Ziad Doueiri. It followed a group of teenagers in wartime Beirut in 1975.
    (SFC, 11/1/99, p.E3)(SFC, 11/5/99, p.C3)

1999        The Chinese film "Where a Good Man Goes" starred Lau Ching Wan and Ruby Wong. It was directed by Patrick Yau Tak Chi (Johnny To) in Macau.
    (SFC, 7/12/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Where's Marlowe" starred Miguel Ferrer and John Livingston. It was directed by Daniel Pyne.
    (SFC, 11/8/99, p.D3)

1999        The film "Wing Commander" was based on the computer game series and starred Freddie Prinze Jr., and Matthew Lillard. It was directed by Chris Roberts.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Wild Wild West" starred Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh and Selma Hayek in a futuristic western comedy based on the TV series that ran from 1965-1970. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfield.
    (SFC, 1/8/99, p.C13)(SFEC, 6/27/99, BR p.34)

1999        The film "William Shakespeare's A Midsummer's Night Dream" starred Michelle Pfeiffer, Kevin Klein and Rupert Everett. It was based on the Bard's play and was directed by Michael Hoffman.
    (SFC, 5/10/99, p.E3)

1999        The film "Windhorse" starred Dadon, Jampa Kelsang and Taije Silverman. It was directed by Paul Wagner. It was a political drama based life in Tibet.
    (SFC, 2/12/99, p.C8)

1999        The film "Winslow Boy" starred Nigel Hawthorne, Jeremy Northam and Rebecca Pidgeon. It was directed by David Mamet  and based on a 1946 play by Terence Rattigan.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.39)

1999        The Polish film "With Fire and Sword" was directed by Jerzy Hoffman. It was based on a novel set during the 17th century war between Poland and the Ukraine.
    (SFC, 7/8/99, p.E3)

1999        The French film "Women" starred Carmen Maura, Miou-Miou, and Marisa Berenson. It was directed by Luis Glavao Teles.
    (SFC, 12/3/99, p.C3)

1999        The film “Wonderland" featured Molly Parker.
    (SSFC, 7/9/06, Par p.22)

1999        The film "The Wood" starred Richard T. Jones, Omar Epps and Taye Diggs. It was directed by Rick Famuyiwa and was about growing up in Inglewood, Ca., a middle class African American community.
    (SFC, 7/12/99, p.E3)

1999        The 19th Bond film "The World Is Not Enough" starred Pierce Brosnan and Dame Judi Dench.
    (SFEC, 7/18/99, Par p.7)(USAT, 11/12/99, p.7E)(SSFC, 3/24/02, Par p.26)

1999        The Chinese drama "Xiao Wu" won the $10,000 Skyy Prize at the SF Int'l. Film Festival. It was about a pickpocket from the town of Fenyang.
    (SFC, 5/7/99, p.C4)

1999        The film "Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl" was made by Joan Chen and filmed in China near the Tibetan border. It starred LuLu, Qian Zheng, and Gao Jie and was set in the era of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. It was based on a novella by Yan Geling.
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, Par p.8)(SFC, 7/5/99, p.B3)

1999        Dan Auiler published "Hitchcock's Notebooks: An Authorized and Illustrated Look Inside the Creative Mind of Alfred Hitchcock."
    (SFEC, 5/16/99, BR p.10)

1999        John Baxter authored "Mythmaker: The Life and Work of George Lucas."
    (SFEC, 12/19/99, BR p.1)

1999        Ronald Bergen published "Sergei Eisenstein: A Life in Conflict."
    (SFEC, 5/2/99, BR p.1)

1999        Peter Bogdanovitch authored "Movie of the Week." An earlier best-seller was titled "Who the Devil Made It."
    (WSJ, 11/26/99, p.W8)

1999        Cameron Crowe authored "Conversations with Wilder," a collection of interviews with director Billy Wilder (93).
    (SFEC, 11/14/99, BR p.3)

1999        "Screenwriters: America's Storytellers in Portrait" was published by Helena Lumme and Mika Manninen.
    (SFEM, 3/21/99, p.16)

1999        Frederica Sagor Maas (99), screenwriter, published "The Shocking Miss Pilgrim: A Writer in Early Hollywood."
    (SFC, 7/8/99, p.E1)

1999        Paul Mazursky, film director, published his autobiographical "Show Me the Magic."
    (SFC, 6/12/99, p.B1)

1999        Michael Schumacher authored "Francis Ford Coppola: A Filmmaker's Life."
    (SFEC, 12/19/99, BR p.1)

1999        Gloria Stuart (89), actress, authored her memoir "I Just Kept Hopping."
    (SFC, 10/6/99, p.E1)

1999        Mark A. Vieira published "Sin in Soft Focus: Pre-Code Hollywood." The book included 275 photographs from the 1930-1934 period.
    (SFEC, 12/12/99, BR p.3)

1999        Esther Williams (77), former swimming champion and film star, published her autobiography "The Million Dollar Mermaid."
    (SFC, 9/6/99, p.B1)

1999        Jeff Young published "Kazan: The Master Director Discusses His Films."
    (SFC, 6/5/99, p.B1)

1999        Some 471 films were released this year in the US.
    (Econ, 11/28/09, p.79)

2000        Mar 26, In the Academy Awards ceremony the film "American Beauty" won 5 Oscars, including best director for Sam Mendes and best actor for Kevin Spacey. Hilary Swank won best actress for "Boys Don't Cry." Michael Caine won best supporting actor for his role in "The Cider House Rules." Angelina Jolie won best supporting actress for her role in "Girl, Interrupted." The film "Matrix" won r technical categories, and best score went to "The Red Violin." Pedro Almodovar won the foreign language film for "All About My Mother."
    (SFC, 3/27/00, p.A1)(AP, 3/26/01)

2000        Nov 23, Bernard Vorhaus, American born film director, died at about age 95 in London. He was a mentor to David Lean and made over 30 films in England between 1932 and 1952.
    (SFC, 11/30/00, p.C8)

2000        John Bengtson authored "Silent Echoes: Discovering Early Hollywood Through the Films of Buster Keaton."
    (SFC, 1/17/00, p.D1)
2000        Dr. Peter E. Dans authored "Doctors in Movies," in which he covered 74 films.
    (SFEC, 2/6/00, DB p.72)
2000        Warren Beatty won the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, DB p.51)
2000        Ellwood "Bud" Kieser, a Roman Catholic priest and film producer, died at age 71. He created Hollywood’s coveted Humanitas Prize. His films included "Romero," based on the assassination of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero.
    (SFC, 9/29/00, p.D6)

2000        The Mexican film “Amores Perros," a gritty tale of dogs, crime and violence, was produced.
    (Econ, 9/14/13, p.46)

2001        Mar 15, Ann Sothern, film and TV actress, died at age 92. Her work included 64 movies and over 175 TV episodes.
    (SFC, 3/17/01, p.A23)

2001        Mar 25, In the Academy Awards "Gladiator" won 5 Oscars including best picture and best actor for Russell Crowe. Julia Roberts won best actress for "Erin Brockovich." "Crouching Tiger" won for best foreign film and best music score. Steven Soderbergh won best director for "Traffic," which also featured Benicio Del Toro who won the best supporting actor. Marcia Gay Harden won best supporting actress for her role in "Pollock."
    (SFC, 3/26/01, p.E5)

2001        Sep 3, Pauline Kael (82), film critic, died in Great Barrington, Mass. Her first 1953 movie review was published in City Lights, a small SF magazine. In 2011 Brian Kellow authored “Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark."
    (SFC, 9/4/01, p.A16)(SFC, 12/30/01, p.D5)(AP, 9/3/02)(SSFC, 10/30/11, p.F1)

2001        Dino De Lautentiis won the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, DB p.51)

2002        Mar 24, The 74th annual Academy Awards were held at the Kodak theater in LA. Halle Berry for "Monster’s Ball" became the 1st black woman to be named best actress; Denzel Washington won best actor for "Training Day," "A Beautiful Mind" won for best picture and gathered 4 awards as did "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring."
    (SFC, 3/25/02, p.A1,11)

2002        Richard Neupert authored "A History of the French New Wave Cinema."
    (SSFC, 12/22/02, p.M2)

2003        Mar 23, In the 75th annual Academy Awards "Chicago" won for Best Picture, Roman Polanski for best director (The Pianist), Adrien Brody for best actor (The Pianist), Nicole Kidman for best actress (The Hours), Chris Cooper for best-supporting actor (Adaptation), and Catherine Zeta-Jones for best supporting actress (Chicago).
    (SFC, 3/24/03, p.C5)

2003        Russell Crowe learned to play a violin in a few months before he starred in the 19th century war drama "Master and Commander." In 2018 the 128-year-old violin, made by Leandro Bislach, sold for 135,000 Australian dollars ($104,000).
    (AP, 4/7/18)
2003        The documentary film "My Flesh and Blood" by Jonathan Karsh won the Audience Award at the sundance Film Festival. It was based on the story of Susan Tom of Fairfield, Ca., and her 9 children, 7 of whom were adopted with a variety of disabilities.
    (SFC, 11/25/03, p.D4)
2003        In NYC the Grammercy Theater featured "A Short History of Polish Animation" and "A Short History of Polish Avant-Garde and Experimental Film."
    (WSJ, 10/29/03, p.D10)

2004        Feb 29, In the Academy Awards "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" won a record-tying 11 awards, taking best picture and sweeping each of its categories. Sean Penn took the best-actor prize as a vengeful father in "Mystic River," and Charlize Theron won for best actress as serial killer Aileen Wuornos in "Monster." Supporting-performance Oscars went to Tim Robbins as a man emotionally hamstrung by childhood trauma in "Mystic River" and Renee Zellweger as a hardy Confederate survivor in "Cold Mountain."
    (AP, 3/1/04)

2004        Paul Marino authored “3D Game-Based Filmmaking: The Art of Machinima."
    (Econ, 9/18/04, TQ p.3)
2004        David Thompson authored “The Whole Equation: A History of Hollywood."
    (WSJ, 12/8/04, p.D12)

2005        Jan 16, At the 62nd annual Golden Globe Awards winners included “The Aviator" for best drama picture with Leonardo DiCaprio as best actor. Hillary Swank won the best actress award for her role in “Million Dollar Baby."
    (SFC, 1/17/05, p.D2)

2005        Feb 5, In LA the Actors Guild awarded Jamie Foxx the best actor award for his role as Ray Charles in “Ray." Hilary Swank won the best actress award for her role as a boxer in “Million Dollar Baby." Cate Blanchett and Morgan Freeman won supporting awards.
    (SSFC, 2/6/05, p.A2)

2005        May 24, Ismail Merchant (68), film producer, died in London. He collaborated with James Ivory and their films included adaptations of novels by Henry James (e.g. The Europeans) and E.M. Forster (e.g. A Room With A View).
    (SFC, 5/26/05, p.B6)(Econ, 6/4/05, p.82)

2005        Dec 9, The US film “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," produced by Philip Anschutz, was released. It was adapted from a book by C.S. Lewis that was an allegory of Christ’s crucifixion. Anschutz made his 1st fortune drilling for oil and later built the Qwest telecom company.
    (Econ, 11/26/05, p.82)

2005        Edward Jay Epstein authored “The Big Picture: The New Logic of Money and Power in Hollywood."
    (WSJ, 2/18/05, p.W6)

2007        Jun 29, Michael Moore’s film “Sicko," a critical look at the US health care system, opened.
    (SFC, 6/30/07, p.C1)

2008        Jun 17, Cyd Charisse (b.1922), film actress and dancer, died in Los Angeles. Her films included “Singin’ in the Rain" (1952), in which she partnered with Gene Kelly. She was born as Tula Ellice Finklea in Amarillo, Texas. She was married to singer-actor Tony Martin.
    (SFC, 6/18/08, p.A2)(SFC, 7/31/12, p.A7)

2008        Aug 31, Estimates from distributor Warner Brothers said "The Dark Knight" had become the second movie in Hollywood history to top $500 million at the domestic box office, raising its total to $502.4 million. "Titanic," the biggest modern blockbuster, remained No. 1 on the domestic charts with $600.8 million.
    (AP, 9/1/08)

2008        Dec 6, In Denmark "Gomorra," a movie by Italian director Matteo Garrone about Naples' criminal underworld, won the best film prize at the 21st annual European Film Awards.
    (AP, 12/6/08)

2008        Some 610 films were released this year in the US.
    (Econ, 11/28/09, p.79)
2008        The Japanese film “Departures" depicted the beauty and dignity of nokan, a Buddhist-derived ritaul cleansing ceremony for the recently deceased.
    (Econ, 8/6/16, p.32)

2009        Feb 22, The film "Slumdog Millionaire," a tale of hope amid adversity and squalor in Mumbai, came away with 8 Oscars, including best picture and director for Danny Boyle. Sean Penn won his second best-actor Oscar, this one for playing slain gay-rights pioneer Harvey Milk in "Milk," while Kate Winslet took best actress for "The Reader," in which she plays a former concentration camp guard. Heath Ledger (d.2008) won as best supporting actor in “The Dark Knight"; Penelope Cruz won as best supporting actress for “Vicky Cristina Barcelona."
    (AP, 2/23/09)(SFC, 2/23/09, p.A1)

2009        The South African directed film “District 9" depicted Nigerians eating the flesh of, and prostituting themselves, to aliens.
    (Econ, 2/11/17, p.44)

2010        Jan 22, In Rwanda the latest feature film on the 1994 Rwanda genocide premiered in Kigali. Belgian director Philippe Van Leeuw shot "Le jour ou Dieu est parti en voyage" (The Day God Stayed Away) over two months -- June to August 2008 -- partly in Kigali, partly in the southwestern province of Cyangugu. It shows in excruciating detail what day-to-day life must have been like for those who survived beyond the first days of the killing.
    (AFP, 1/24/10)
2010        Mar 6, Sandra Bullock won worst-actress for her romantic comedy flop "All About Steve" at the Razzies, a spoof of the Oscars that mocks Hollywood's low-points of the year.
    (AP, 3/8/10)
2010        Mar 7, In the US Academy Awards the film “The Hurt Locker" triumphed with six prizes and made Kathryn Bigelow the first woman ever to win the directing Oscar. Sandra Bullock won as best actress for "The Blind Side"; Jeff Bridges as best actor for "Crazy Heart"; Mo'Nique as supporting actress for "Precious: Based on the Novel `Push' by Sapphire"; and Christoph Waltz as supporting actor for "Inglourious Basterds."
    (AP, 3/8/10)
2010        May 29, Dennis Hopper (b.1936), film star, died in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles. He brought the counterculture to Hollywood with "Easy Rider" (1969) and led a career marked by successes, failures and comebacks. He also had parts in such favorites as "Rebel Without a Cause," "Apocalypse Now," "Blue Velvet" and "Hoosiers."
    (AP, 5/30/10)
2010        Aug 8,     Patricia Neal (84), American actress, died at her home in Massachusetts. Her films included “The Fountainhead" (1949), “The Day the Earth Stood Still" (1951), “Hud" (1963) and “A Face in the Crowd" (1957). Her 1988 autobiography was titled "As I Am."
    (SFC, 8/9/10, p.A6)
2010        Sep 12, French film director Claude Chabrol (b.1930) died. His work included over 70 films and TV productions including “Les Biches" (Bad Girls - 1968) and “Story of a Woman (1988).
    (SFC, 9/13/10, p.C5)
2010        Sep 26, Gloria Stuart (b.1910), film star, died. The 1930s Hollywood leading lady years later became the oldest Academy Award acting nominee for her role as the spunky survivor in "Titanic." In her youth, Stuart was a blond beauty who starred in B pictures as well as some higher-profile ones such as "The Invisible Man," Busby Berkeley's "Gold Diggers of 1935" and two Shirley Temple movies, "Poor Little Rich Girl" and "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm." Her 1999 autobiography was titled “Gloria Stuart: I Just Kept Hoping."
    (AP, 9/28/10)(SFC, 9/28/10, p.C4)
2010        Sep 28, Arthur Penn (88), American film director, died at his home in Manhattan. His films included “Bonnie and Clyde" (1967) and “Little Big Man" (1970).
    (SFC, 9/30/10, p.C6)
2010        Sep 29, American film actor Tony Curtis, born in the Bronx as Bernard Schwartz (1925), died at his home in Nevada. He shaped himself from a 1950s movie heartthrob into a respected actor, showing a determined streak that served him well in such films as "Sweet Smell of Success," "The Defiant Ones" and "Some Like It Hot." In 1977 he authored a novel, "Kid Cody and Julie Sparrow" and in 1993 he wrote "Tony Curtis: The Autobiography."
    {Film Star, USA}
    (AP, 9/30/10)
2010        Sep 29, Oscar-nominated actor Joe Mantell (94) died in Tarzana, Ca. He had more than 70 film and TV credits and received an Academy Award nomination in 1956 for his performance as Angie, the best friend of Ernest Borgnine in "Marty." In the film  "Chinatown" he delivered one of movies' most famous lines: "Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown."
    (AP, 9/30/10)
2010        Nov 10, Dino De Laurentiis (91), Italian film producer, died at his home in Beverly Hills. Over 6 decades he produced over 500 films including the Oscar winning “Serpico" (1973).
    (SFC, 11/12/10, p.C7)
2010        Dec 15, Blake Edwards (b.1922), American film director, died in Santa Monica, Ca. In 1958 he created the TV series “Peter Gunn." His films included “Breakfast at Tiffany’s" (1961), “10" (1979) and the Pink Panther farces.
    (SFC, 12/17/10, p.D5)

2011        Jan 13, In South Korea prize-winning director Park Chan-wook's said his latest film, "Night Fishing," was filmed using 10 Apple iPhone 4s, three of which he himself controlled.
    (Reuters, 1/13/11)

2011        Jan 15, British actress Susannah York (72), one of the leading stars of British and Hollywood films in the late 1960s and early 1970s, died in London. She received an Oscar nomination in 1970 for her role in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" and also appeared in the classic "A Man For All Seasons" before going on to play Christopher Reeve's biological mother in the Superman series of movies.
    (AP, 1/16/11)

2011        Jan 30, Ernest Borgnine (94), known for roles in such films as "From Here to Eternity" and "Marty," received a lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild and reminded his cohorts that "there are millions of those in the world who would love to be in our shoes."
    (Reuters, 1/31/11)

2011        Feb 25, The French film industry awarded the coveted Cesar award for best movie to "Of Gods and Men" ("Des Hommes et des Dieux") by Xavier Beauvois, a masterful drama based on the real-life tragedy of seven French monks abducted and beheaded during Algeria's civil war in 1996. Director Roman Polanski won Best Director for "The Ghost Writer," and "The Social Network" won Best Foreign Film.
    (AP, 2/25/11)

2011        Feb 27, In the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles "The King's Speech," a historical film, won best picture and three other prizes over more daring, contemporary contenders like "The Social Network" and "Black Swan." The Oscar for best-actor went to Colin Firth for "The King's Speech," Natalie Portman won best-actress for "Black Swan," and Christian Bale and Melissa Leo won as best supporting actors, both for "The Fighter."
    (AP, 2/28/11)

2011        Mar 23, Hollywood actress Elizabeth Taylor (79), famed her striking beauty and a film career that spanned five decades, died in Los Angeles.
    (AFP, 3/23/11)

2011        Apr 9, American film director Sidney Lumet (86) died of Lymphoma. His films included “12 Angry Men" (1957), “Serpico" (1973), and “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead" (2007).
    (SFC, 4/15/11, p.E2)

2011        May 4, Actress Mary Murphy (80) died of heart disease in Beverly Hills. She was discovered in a coffee shop and landed a role as the small-town wholesome girl opposite Marlon Brando in "The Wild One." Murphy had several roles in 1950s films, including "The Desperate Hours," "Beachhead," "A Man Alone," "Sitting Bull" and "The Mad Magician."
    (AP, 5/16/11)

2011        May 22, The Cannes Film Festival awarded its top prize to the drama “Tree of Life" by Terence Malick. Kirsten Dunst too the best actress prize for “Melancholia." Jean Dujardin claimed the best actor prize for the silent film “The Artist."
    (SFC, 5/23/11, p.E2)

2011        Aug 12, Stockholm Film Festival organizers say French actress Isabelle Huppert (53) will be honored with its 2011 lifetime achievement award for a career in movie and television spanning almost four decades.
    (AP, 8/12/11)

2011        Nov 27, Ken Russell (b.1927), British director of "Women in Love" (1969) and "The Devils" (1971), died. His biggest commercial success came three years later with "Tommy," an adaptation of The Who's rock opera.
    (AP, 11/28/11)

2011        The South Korean film “Late Blossom" was about growing old. This year over 4,000 South Koreans over age 65 committed suicide.
    (Econ, 12/7/13, p.42)

2012        Feb 3, Actor Ben Gazzara (81), known for his brooding tough-guy presence in dozens of films, television shows and stage productions over his long career, died of pancreatic cancer at a Manhattan hospital. Gazzara made his film debut as a sociopathic military academy cadet in the 1957 drama "The Strange One," followed by his breakout role as an accused killer in Otto Preminger's 1959 hit courtroom drama "Anatomy of a Murder."
    (Reuters, 2/3/12)

2012        Feb 12, Black-and-white turned to gold as silent movie "The Artist" won seven BAFTA awards including best film at a ceremony in London, raising expectations of a strong showing at the Academy Awards. Meryl Streep clinched the leading actress prize for her portrayal of former British PM Margaret Thatcher both as a politician at the height of her power and as a frail elderly lady suffering from dementia, in "The Iron Lady."
    (Reuters, 2/13/12)

2012        Feb 26, Hollywood gave its best film award to the silent French movie "The Artist." It also collected Oscars for its star Jean Dujardin and director Michel Hazanavicius, as well as for musical score and costume design. Meryl Streep won as Best Actress for playing former British PM Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady." Veteran Christopher Plummer made history by becoming the oldest winner ever at age 82 with his role as an elderly gay man in "Beginners."
    (Reuters, 2/27/12)
2012        Feb 26, In Los Angeles the Iranian film “A Separation" won an Oscar for best foreign film. Director Asghar Farhadi's movie explores troubles in Iranian society through the story of a marriage in collapse.
    (AP, 2/27/12)
2012        Feb 26, In Los Angeles Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won her country's first Oscar for a filmmaker for "Saving Face," a short documentary about acid attacks on women, and those who help them recover.
    (AFP, 2/27/12)

2012        Mar 27, Pakistan was reported to have banned India's James Bond, outlawing a high-octane Bollywood action flick in which an Indian secret agent thwarts Pakistani spies from detonating a nuclear bomb in Delhi. Agent Vinod grossed $9.7 million on its opening weekend. It showed an Indian agent jetting around the world, dodging assassins to save his country from nuclear armageddon plotted by rogue Pakistani spies and terrorists.
    (AFP, 3/27/12)

2012        Mar 28, A collection of about 100 African films went online, offering rentals for $5 to view classics from directors like Senegal's Ousmane Sembene and Egypt's Youssef Chahine. The African Film Library was 3 years in the making, sponsored by South African satellite television service M-Net, which digitally remastered the movies and placed them online for rental.
    (AFP, 3/28/12)

2012        Apr 1, Comic actor Adam Sandler and his movie "Jack and Jill" swept the annual Razzies, winning a record-breaking 10 awards for the worst film and performances of 2011. This year the Golden Raspberry Foundation handed out its rewards on April Fool's Day in a change of tradition that for years saw the Razzies announced on the eve of the Oscars.
    (Reuters, 4/1/12)

2012        Apr 3, Thailand censors banned a Thai film based on William Shakespeare's "Macbeth", saying the tale could sow "disunity" in the politically divided kingdom.
    (AFP, 4/4/12)

2012        May 27, In France the film “Amour," directed by Michael Haneke of Austria, won 1st prize the Cannes Film Festival.
    (SFC, 5/28/12, p.E3)

2012        May 29, Japanese film director Kaneto Shindo (100), known for hard-hitting works dealing with human nature and the effects of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, died at his home in Tokyo. Shindo directed nearly 50 films, with his final work, "A Postcard" winning the special jury prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2011.
    (AFP, 5/30/12)

2012        Aug 7, Judith Crist (b.1922), American film critic, died at her home in Manhattan.
    (SFC, 8/8/12, p.C4)

2012        Aug 10, Carlo Rambaldi (86), a special effects master and 3-time Oscar winner, died in southern Italy. His Oscars were won for special effects in “King Kong" (1976), “Alien" (1979), and “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" (1982).
    (SFC, 8/11/12, p.A2)

2012        Aug 19, In California prominent Hollywood film director Tony Scott (68), jumped to his death from a bridge in San Pedro, California. His signature works included "Top Gun."
    (AFP, 8/19/12)

2012        Sep 3, African-American actor Michael Clarke Duncan (54) died in Los Angeles, where he was being treated for a heart attack. His dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in "The Green Mile" and such other box office hits as "Armageddon," ''Planet of the Apes" and "Kung Fu Panda."
    (AP, 9/3/12)

2012        Oct 30, Disney said it will pay $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind "Star Wars," from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. The deal includes Lucasfilm's prized high-tech production companies, Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound, as well as rights to the "Indiana Jones" franchise.
    (AP, 10/30/12)

2012        Oct 18, Sylvia Kristal (b.1952), Dutch film star, died in Amsterdam. She was best known for her role in 4 of 7 “Emmannuelle" films.
    (Econ, 11/3/12, p.94)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylvia_Kristel)

2012        Nov 14, The film “Daly City: Growing Up In America" premiered at the Century 20 Daly City Theatres.
    (EW, 11/14/12)

2012        David Thompson, US-based British film critic and historian, authored “The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies."
    (www.amazon.com/The-Big-Screen-Story-Movies/dp/0374191891)

2013        Jan 15, Japanese filmmaker Nagisa Oshima (b.1932) died at a hospital near Tokyo. His films included “A Town of Love and Hope" (1959), “Cruel Story of Youth" (1960), “Violence At Noon" (1966), “Death by Hanging" (1968), “Three Resurrected Drunkards" (1968), “In the Realm of the Senses" (1976), “Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence" (1983) and “Taboo" (1999).
    (SFC, 1/17/13, p.D7)

2013        Feb 24, In the 85th Annual Academy Awards Jennifer Lawrence wins the Best Actress award for "Silver Linings Playbook"; Daniel Day-Lewis won Best Actor for "Lincoln"; Best Picture went to "Argo." A Best Picture/Best Director split occurred since Ben Affleck was curiously not nominated for the award.
    (http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/2013-oscars/oscar-live-blog-013911081.html)

2013        Mar 19, Harry Reems (65), former porn star born as Herbert Streicher, died in Salt Lake City. He co-starred in the 1972 movie “Deep Throat."
    (SFC, 2/21/13, p.A8)

2013        May 26, The Palm d’Or of the 66th Cannes Film Festival went to “Blue Is the Warmest Color: The Life of Adele," a tender lesbian romance by Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche.
    (SFC, 5/27/13, p.A2)

2013        Jun 29, Jim Kelly (b.1946), karate expert, died. He had starred in a number of martial arts and blaxploitation films including “Enter the Dragon,“ “Black Belt Jones" and “Three the Hard Way."
    (SFC, 7/4/13, p.D5)

2013        Jul 25, New Zealand banned “Maniac," a horror film starring Elijah Wood as a scalp-collecting serial killer, from general release after the government deemed it too graphic and disturbing for the public. The film was a remake of the 1980 slasher film about a killer who scalps his victims.
    (AP, 7/25/13)

2013        Jul 25, The Venice Film Festival marked its 70th edition with films starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock as astronauts adrift in space, Scarlett Johansson as a seductive alien roaming the Scottish countryside and Judi Dench as a single Roman Catholic woman searching for a son she was forced to give up decades before.
    (AP, 7/25/13)

2013        Jul 31, Michael Ansara (b.1922), Syria-born American film and TV actor, died. He became a star in the 1950s on the ABC TV show “Broken Arrow" (1956-1958) in a fictionalized role as Apache chief Cochise. His films included “The Ten Commandments" (1956), “The Robe" (1953) and “Harum Scarum" (1965).   
    (SSFC, 8/4/13, p.C12)

2013        Aug 20, American film director Ted Post (95) died in Los Angeles. He  directed 13 films including “Hang ‘em High" (1968) and “Magnum Force" starring Clint Eastwood. His TV work included 56 episodes of “Gunsmoke" and 90 episodes of “Peyton Place."
    (SSFC, 8/25/13, p.C12)

2013        Aug 28, The 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival opened with "Gravity," a 3-D techno-drama set in outer space.
    (AP, 8/28/13)

2013        Sep 7, The Italian film "Sacro GRA," a documentary about life along the highway that circles Rome by director Gianfranco Rosi, won the Golden Lion for best film at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival.
    (AP, 9/7/13)

2013        Sep 9, Saul Landau (77), a SF Bay Area documentary filmmaker and author, died at his home in Alameda. He made over 40 films, mostly public TV specials.
    (SFC, 9/12/13, p.D7)

2013        Oct 5, Italian state news media reported that filmmaker Carlo Lizzani (91), a much-lauded protagonist of Italian Neorealism, has died. The Academy of Italian Cinema awarded him best director for his 1968 film "The Violent Four" about a manhunt for bank robbers.
    (AP, 10/5/13)

2013        Oct 7, In France Patrice Chereau (68), a celebrated actor and director in film, theater and opera, died. He was renowned for cutting-edge productions.
    (AP, 10/8/13)

2013        Nov 16, "Tir," by director Alberto Fasulo, an Italian film about a truck driver's travels across Europe, took the top award of best film at the Rome film festival.
    (AP, 11/16/13)

2013        Nov 30, Actor Paul Walker (40), a star in the “Fast and Furious" film series, died in a fiery crash north of Los Angeles. Roger Rodas, his friend and financial advisor, drove the 2005 Porsche and was also killed. His daughter (15) became the sole beneficiery of his estimated $25 milli8on estate.
    (SSFC, 12/1/13, p.A10)(SFC, 12/5/13, p.A12)(SFC, 2/6/14, p.A6)

2013        Dec 14, Peter O'Toole (b.1932), the star of "Lawrence of Arabia," died in London.
    (AP, 12/16/13)

2013        Dec 15, Filmstar Joan Fontaine (b.1917), the younger sister of actress Olivia de Havilland, died in Carmel, Ca. Her films included “Rebecca" (1940) and “Suspicion" (1941).
    (SFC, 12/16/13, p.A7)

2013        The Chinese adventure film “Journey to the West" was released. It grossed over $205 million.
    (Econ, 12/21/13, p.105)

2014        Jan 7, Hong Kong movie and TV mogul Run Run Shaw (b.1907) died. He had built an empire that nurtured rising talents like actor Chow Yun-fat and director John Woo, inspired Hollywood filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino and produced the sci-fi classic "Blade Runner" (1982).
    (AP, 1/7/14)

2014        Jan 30, Romania’s National Center of Cinematography viewed Danish director Lars von Trier's movie "Nymphomaniac II" for a second time and decided to lift the ban it had imposed the day before.
    (AP, 1/31/14)

2014        Jan 31, Christopher Jones, former actor and film star, died in Orange Ct., Ca. His films included Three in the Attic" (1968), “Wild in the Streets" (1968), “The Looking Glass War" (1969) and “Ryan’s Daughter" (1970).
    (SFC, 2/10/14, p.C6)
2014        Jan 31, Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso (b.1921), winner of the best director award at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, died. Jancso won his Cannes award for "Red Psalm," about a 19th-century peasant revolt.
    (AP, 1/31/14)

2014        Feb 1, Austrian-born actor Maximilian Schell (b.1930), a fugitive from Adolf Hitler who became a Hollywood favorite and won an Oscar for his role as a defense attorney in "Judgment at Nuremberg" (1961), died overnight in Innsbruck.
    (AP, 2/1/14)

2014        Feb 2, Philip Seymour Hoffman (46), who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 as writer Truman Capote, was found dead in his apartment in NYC with what law enforcement officials said was a needle in his arm.
    (AP, 2/2/14)

2014        Feb 9, Danish director Lars von Trier brought an extra-long version of his "Nymphomaniac Volume I" to the Berlin International Film Festival, a cut that increases to nearly 2½ hours the first installment of the two-part drama about a woman's sexual life from girlhood to age 50.
    (AP, 2/9/14)
2014        Feb 9, Gabriel Axel (b.1918), the first Dane to win an Oscar for best foreign film with "Babette's Feast" (1987) which he directed, died.
    (AP, 2/10/14)

2014        Feb 10, Shirley Temple Black (b.1928), child film star and US diplomat, died at her home in Woodside, Ca.
    (SFC, 1/26/06, p.E3)(SFC, 2/12/14, p.A1)

2014        Feb 15, In Germany the film “Black Coal, Thin Ice" won the Golden Bear award for best film at the 64th Berlin Film Festival. It was directed by Diao Yinan of China.
    (Econ, 2/22/14, p.38) 

2014        Mar 1, French filmmaker Alain Resnais (91) died. His  cryptic "Last Year at Marianbad" (1961) extended its influence across generations. His films included the acclaimed "Hiroshima Mon Amour" (1959) and most recently "Life of Riley," honored at the Berlin Film Festival just weeks ago.
    (AP, 3/2/14)

2014        Mar 2, At the Hollywood Academy Awards “12 Years a Slave," directed by Steve McQueen of Britain, won the Best Picture Oscar. Matthew McConaughtey won the Best Actor Oscar for his role in “Dallas Buyers Club." Cate Blanchett won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in “Blue Jasmine." Actress Lupita Nyong'o (31) of Kenya won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in the movie "12 Years A Slave." Jared Leto won the Best Supporting Oscar for his role in “Dallas Buyers Club." Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron won the Best Director Oscar for “Gravity," which won a total of seven Oscars.
    (SFC, 3/3/14, p.C4)(Econ, 3/8/14, p.58)(SFC, 11/24/18, p.E1)
2014        Mar 2, British director Malcolm Clarke won the documentary short prize for "The Lady in Number 6," a profile of musician and Holocaust survivor Alice Herz-Sommer (d.2014 at 110).
    (AP, 3/3/14)
2014        Mar 2, The Italian film "The Great Beauty" won the Oscar for best foreign-language film.
    (AP, 3/3/14)

2014        Mar 27, In Macau "The Grandmaster" won best picture, best director for Wong Kar Wai and five other honors at the Asian Film Awards.
    (AP, 3/28/14)

2014        Apr 3, Nigeria’s Nollywood was reported to knock out some 2,000 titles a year, making it the third-largest earner in the movie world, after Bollywood and Hollywood. The $250-million industry employed more than a million people.
    (AP, 4/3/14)

2014        Apr 6, Mickey Rooney (b.1920), American stage and screen star, died in southern California.
    (SFC, 4/7/14, p.A6)

2014        Apr 7, Film censors in Indonesia and Malaysia banned the biblical epic "Noah," saying that the portrayal of the ark-building prophet by Russell Crowe was against Islamic laws. Depictions of any prophet are shunned in Islam to avoid worship of a person rather than God.
    (AP, 4/7/14)

2014        Apr 13, In Hong Kong Wong Kar Wai's much lauded kung fu epic "The Grandmaster" won a record dozen honors at the Hong Kong Film Awards.
    (AP, 4/14/14)

2014        May 14, In France the Grace Kelly melodrama "Grace of Monaco" kicked off the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival.
    (AP, 5/14/14)

2014        May 18, Gordon Willis, American cinematographer, died at his home in Massachusetts. His many films included the Godfather series, “Manhattan," “Annie Hall", “Klute" and “All the President’s Men."
    (SFC, 5/27/14, p.C3)

2014        Jun 24, Eli Wallach (b.1915), American stage and screen actor, died. His films included “Baby Doll" (1956), “The Magnificent Seven" (1960), “The Misfits" (1961), “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" (1966) “The Godfather Part III" (1990)  and “The Ghost Writer" 2010).
    (SFC, 6/26/14, p.D5)

2014        Jun 30, Paul Mazursky (b.1930), American film director, writer, actor and producer, died in Los Angeles. His films included “"Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" (1969), “Harry and Tonto" (1974), “An Unmarried Woman" (1978) and “Enemies: A Love Story" (1989).
    (SFC, 7/2/14, p.E4)

2014        Jul 19, American TV and film actor James Garner (86) died in Los Angeles. His whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance."
    (AP, 7/20/14)

2014        Aug 8, Menahem Golan (b.1929), Israeli action filmmaker, died in Tel Aviv. He produce over 200 movies and directed a fourth of them. They included “Cobra" (1986), the “Death Wish" sequels 2-5 (1982-1994), “Entebbe: Operation Thunderbolt" (1977), “Delta Force" (1986), “Bloodsport" (1987) and “Over the Top" (1987).
    (SFC, 8/11/14, p.C3)

2014        Aug 11, American actor and comedian Robin Williams (d.1951) was found dead of apparent suicide at his home in Tiburon, Ca. Days later it was reported that he was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson’s disease. His films included “Good Morning Vietnam" (1987), “The Dead Poets Society" (1989), “The Fisher King" (1991) and “Good Will Hunting" (1997), as well as the TV series “Mork and Mindy" (1978-1982).
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robin_Williams_filmography)(SFC, 8/12/14, p.A1)(SFC, 8/15/14, p.D1)

2014        Aug 12, Lauren Bacall (b.1924), American film and theater actress, died. She had starred in over 40 films including “To Have and Have Not" (1940), “The Big Sleep" (1946) and “Key Largo" (1948) with Humphrey Bogart, whom she married in 1945.
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.A9)

2014        Aug 30, Andrew McLaglen (b.1020), American film director, died in Friday Harbor, Wa. His work included numerous TV Westerns such as “Gunsmoke," “Have Gun - Will Travel," and Rawhide. His films included “Man in the Vault" (1956), “Gun the Man Down" (1956), “McLintock!" (1963), “Shenandohah" (1965), “The Rare Breed" (1966), “The Way West" (1967), “Wild Geese" (1978) and “Sahara (1983).
    (SFC, 9/5/14, p.D4)

2014        Sep 14, In Canada "The Imitation Game," a biopic of British codebreaker Alan Turing starring Benedict Cumberbatch, won the Toronto film festival's top prize.
    (AFP, 9/14/14)

2014        Sep 20, Polly Bergen (84), an Emmy-winning actress and singer, died at her home in Southbury, Connecticut. In a long career she played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President."
    (AP, 9/20/14)

2014        Sep 27, Spanish director Carlos Vermut won this year's top award for his film "Magical Girl" and also claimed the best director prize at Spain's San Sebastian Film Festival.
    (AP, 9/27/14)

2014        Oct 10, Pavel Landovsky (78), a Czech actor, anti-communist dissident and a friend of late president and playwright Vaclav Havel, died in Prague. Landovsky appeared in numerous movies, including "Closely Watched Trains," the Academy Award winner for the best foreign language film in 1967.
    (AP, 10/11/14)

2014        Nov 22, In Taiwan "Blind Massage," a Chinese-French film about blind masseurs, and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at the 51st Golden Horse movie awards, considered the Chinese-language equivalent of the Oscars.
    (AP, 11/23/14)

2014        Dec 19, Sony Pictures said it is looking for alternatives to release "The Interview" after it scrapped the Christmas Day theatrical opening of the screwball comedy at the center of a cyber attack on the studio blamed on North Korea.
    (Reuters, 12/20/14)

2014        Dec 21, British actress Billie Whitelaw (82), who collaborated closely with Irish playwright Samuel Beckett and appeared on stage and screen for decades, died in a London nursing home. She made more than 50 movies, including Alfred Hitchcock's "Frenzy" in 1972.
    (AP, 12/22/14)

2014        Dec 22, Joseph Sargent (b.1925), American film director, died at his home in Malibu, Ca. His films included “The Taking of Pelham One Two Three" (1974), “MacArthur" (1977) and “Jaws: The Revenge" (1987).
    (SFC, 12/25/14, p.D4)

2014        Dec 24, Entertainment giant Sony streamed "The Interview," the movie that has outraged North Korea for lampooning dictator Kim Jong-Un, giving an early online Christmas present to US viewers. It was being distributed on Google's YouTube for a $5.99 rental fee.
    (AFP, 12/25/14)
2014        Dec 24, Morocco banned cinemas from showing the biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings" just one day before the Hollywood blockbuster was due to be screened.
    (AFP, 12/26/14)

2014        Dec 28, Egypt said it has banned Ridley Scott's biblical epic "Exodus: Gods & Kings" because the Hollywood blockbuster distorts Egypt's history and presents a "racist" image of Jews.
    (AP, 12/28/14)

2014        Dec 30, Luise Rainer (b.1910), a star of cinema's golden era, died in London. She won best actress prizes for the 1936 film "The Great Ziegfeld" and "The Good Earth" in 1937, but then walked away from a glittering Hollywood career.
    (AP, 12/31/14)

2015        Jan 7, Rod Taylor (b.1930), Australia-born filmstar, died in Los Angeles. His films included “The Time Machine" (1960), “The Birds" (1963) and “Zabriskie Point" (1970).
    (SFC, 1/10/15, p.A5)

2015        Jan 11, The Golden Globes inched closer to legitimacy in its 72nd show, giving awards not just to A-List celebrities, but to the edgier productions that unequivocally deserved recognition, including "Boyhood," ''The Grand Budapest Hotel," and "Birdman."
    (AP, 1/12/15)
2015        Jan 11, Anita Ekberg (b.1931), Swedish-born actress, died in Rome. Her films included “La Dolce Vita" (1960), “Clowns" (1971) and “Intervista."
    (SFC, 1/12/15, p.A6)

2015        Jan 17, In Egypt actress Faten Hamama (b.1931), a pillar of Middle Eastern cinema, died after a career that spanned seven decades and graced the golden age of Egyptian filmmaking. Her 1975 film "I Want a Solution" gave a scathing critique of divorce and marriage laws in Egypt, while 1965's "The Sin" focused on the oppression of struggling peasants.
    (AP, 1/18/15)

2015        Feb 19, Cinemas in China began showing “Wolf Totem," based on a Chinese novel critiquing man’s impulse to tame nature. Author Lu Jiamin, jailed for over a year for his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, had published the novel under the name Jiang Rong. The film was directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, a French director who China had banned for making the 1997 film “Seven Years in Tibet."
    (Econ, 2/14/15, p.40)

2015        Feb 22, The 87th Academy Awards Ceremony was held in Los Angeles. The Best Picture Oscar went to “Birdman"; Eddie Redmayne won the best actor award for “The Theory of Everything" and Julianne Moore won the best actress award for “Still Alice." Musicians Common and John Legend collected the Academy Award for best original song for "Glory", their politically aware theme from "Selma." Birdman, directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu of Mexico, won four Oscars.
    (AP, 2/23/15)(AFP, 2/23/15)(SFC, 2/23/15, p.E1)(Econ., 2/28/15, p.77)
2015        Feb 22, In the 87th Academy Awards Poland won its first ever foreign language movie Oscar for "Ida."
    (SFC, 2/23/15, p.E1)

2015        Mar 7, In Burkina Faso the 24th pan-African FESPACO wrapped up in Ouagadougou. It featured the screening of "Captaine Thomas Sankara", a flattering 90-minute portrait of the iconoclastic Marxist soldier by Swiss director Christophe Cupelin.
    (AFP, 3/8/15)

2015        Mar 10, Richard Glatzer, co-director of the Oscar-winning film “Still Alice" (2014) died in Los Angeles following a 4-year battle with ALS.
    (SFC, 3/13/15, p.D5)

2015        May 24, In France the 68th Cannes film festival came to a close. The Grand Prix went to “Son of Saul," directed by Laszlo Nemes. The Palme d’Or went to “Dheepan," directed by Jacques Audiard.
    (Econ, 5/30/15, p.84)

2015        May 29, Betsy Palmer (88), TV and film actress, died in Connecticut. She played the killer cook in the film “Friday the 13th" (1980).
    (SFC, 6/3/15, p.E3)

2015        May, The film "Much Loved" was banned in Morocco the day after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. It showed how young girls are often tricked into sex work. In November Moroccan actress Loubna Abidar (30), who played a prostitute in the film, was dragged off the street and into a car in Casablanca by three young men and beaten, then mocked by police and hospital doctors when she turned to them for help.
    (AFP, 11/12/15)

2015        Jun 7, British actor Christopher Lee (b.1922) died in London. He appeared in over 250 movies and is best known for his role as Count Dracula in a slew of “Hammer Horror" thrillers.
    (SFC, 6/12/15, p.A6)

2015        Jul 10, Omar Sharif (83), Egyptian-born actor, died in Cairo. He soared to international stardom in movie epics "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago".
    (AP, 7/10/15)

2015        Jul 21, Theodore Bikel (b.1924), actor, singer and activist, died in Los Angeles. His films included “The Defiant Ones" (1958) and “The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming" (1966). He played Tevye on stage in “Fiddler on the Roof" more than 2,000 times beginning in 1967.
    (SFC, 7/23/15, p.D4)

2015        Aug 30, Wes Craven (b.1939), American writer and film director, died. His films included “Nightmare on Elm Street" (1984, “Scream" (1996) and “Music of the Heart" (1999).
    (AP, 8/31/15)   

2015        Aug, Iran's most expensive movie, "Muhammad", opened nationwide in the Shiite Islamic republic last week. It depicted the prophet on screen, an act that is prohibited in Sunni Islam. Saudi Arabia's top cleric soon hit out at the film describing its portrayal of the prophet's childhood as a "hostile act" and a "distortion" of Islam.
    (AFP, 9/2/15)

2015        Oct 10, In South Korea Iranian director Hadi Mohaghegh's "Immortal" and "Walnut Tree" from Kazakhstan's Yerlan Nurmukhambetov were named the winners of the New Currents award for first- and second-time filmmakers at the 20th Busan International Film Festival.
    (AFP, 10/10/15)

2015        Nov 2, British actor and writer Colin Welland (81) died. He famously told Hollywood "the British are coming" when he won an Academy Award for "Chariots of Fire" in 1981.
    (AP, 11/3/15)

2015        Dec 4, The Spike Lee musical film “Chi-Raq" was released. It was about gang violence on Chicago’s South Side. It was a contemporary take on Lysistrata, the 411BC Greek comedy by Aristophanes.
    (Econ, 12/12/15, p.32)

2015        Dec 14, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens" premiered in Los Angeles. It opened in US theaters on Dec 17. Box office revenues crossed the billion-dollar mark in 12 days.
    (Econ, 12/19/15, p.25)(SFC, 12/25/15, p.A5)

2016        Jan 10, In Los Angeles epic survival thriller "The Revenant" and space blockbuster "The Martian" won big at the Golden Globes, boosting their chances for Oscars glory next month.
    (AFP, 1/11/16)

2016        Feb 21, The Berlin film festival wrapped up after "Fire at Sea", a harrowing documentary about Europe's refugee crisis, clinched its Golden Bear top prize from a jury led by Meryl Streep.
    (AFP, 2/21/16)

2016        Feb 22, Douglas Slocombe (103), the chameleonic British cinematographer who filmed the Nazi invasion of Poland, the adventures of "Indiana Jones" and the madcap farce of Ealing comedies, diedin a London hospital.
    (AP, 2/23/16)

2016        Feb 28, In the 88th annual Oscars the film “Spotlight" was the best picture award. Leonardo DiCaprio was the best actor award for his role in “Revenant." Brie Larson won the best actress award for her role in “Room." Chris Rock hosted the affair, which featured no African Americans among the nominees in the acting categories.
    (SFC, 1/29/16, p.E4)

2016        Feb, Chandrasekhar Reddy’s film 'Fireflies in the Abyss' won the award for Best Film in the Mumbai International Film Festival. It focused on children working in coal mines in Meghalaya state, many of which are illegal.
    (Reuters, 7/6/16)

2016        Mar 18, In the Czech Rep. film director Jan Nemec (79), a representative of the new wave of Czechoslovak cinema in the 1960s, died. His films included "Diamonds of the Night" (1964), about two boys escaping from a transport to a Nazi death camp and "Report on the Party and Guests" (1966), targeting totalitarian power. After "Oratorio for Prague," a documentary about the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia, Nemec was banned and lived in Germany and the United States from 1974 to 1989.
    (AP, 3/19/16)

2016        Mar 22, Rita Gam (88), film star, died in Los Angeles. Her films included “Night People" (1954), “Sign of the Pagan" (1954), Hannibal (1959), “King of Kings" (1961), “Shootout" (1971) and Klute “(1971).
    (SFC, 3/25/16, p.D7)

2016        Mar 29, Actress Patty Duke (b.1946) died in Idaho. She won an Academy Award at age 16 for her performance as Helen Keller in “The Miracle Worker" (1962). She also starred in “Valley of the Dolls" (1967) and “The Patty Duke Show" (1963-1966).
    (SFC, 3/29/16, p.A9)

2016        Apr 19, Israeli actress Ronit Elkabetz (51) died after battling cancer. She helped bring her country's films to the world and became a star in France. Her films included "The Girl on the Train" alongside Catherine Deneuve and "Ashes and Blood".
    (AFP, 4/19/16)

2016        May 21, The Russian film “The Student" by Kirill Serebrennikov won the Francois Chalais prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
    (http://tinyurl.com/y9f4lahr)(Econ, 8/19/17, p.47)

2016        May 22, In France director Ken Loach took the Palme d'Or in Cannes for "I, Daniel Blake," a film partly funded by the European Commission.
    (AP, 5/23/16)
2016        May 22, In France Jaclyn Jose (52), famous in the Philippines mostly as a soap opera star, won best actress in Cannes for her mesmerizing performance as a Manila slum matriarch who falls prey to corrupt police in acclaimed Filipino director Brillante Mendoza's "Ma' Rosa".
    (AFP, 5/23/16)
2016        May 22, In France the Iranian "The Salesman" won two prizes at the Cannes film festival. Lead actor Shahab Hosseini won a Palme d'Or for best actor and director Asghar Farhadi picked up the award for best screenplay.
    (AP, 5/27/16)

2016        Jun 17, In India the film “Udta Punjab" was released. It dramatized the state’s struggle with drugs. A recent study found that 20% of the young men in Punjab use opioids. Injectable heroine appeared about five years ago and quickly became the drug of choice.
    (Econ, 6/25/16, p.34)

2016        Jul 2, Michael Cimino (77), director of the Oscar-winning Vietnam War film "The Deer Hunter" (1978), died at his home in Beverly Hills. His films included "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot" (1974), “Heaven’s Gate" (1980), "Year of the Dragon" (1985), "The Sicilian" (1987), "Desperate Hours" (1990) and "The Sunchaser" (1996).
    (AFP, 7/3/16)

2016        Jul 4, Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami (b.1940) died in Paris. He was later buried in a private ceremony in northern Tehran. He wrote and directed dozens of films including "Taste of Cherry" (1997), which won the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbas_Kiarostami)

2016        Jul 13, In Brazil Hector Babenco (70), the Argentine-born Brazilian director of “Kiss of the Spider Woman" (1985), died on Sao Paulo.
    (SFC, 7/15/16, p.A2)

2016        Jul 26, In Egypt film director Mohammed Khan (b.1942) died. His realism shed light on the country's urban landscape since the 1980s. His 2013 film “Factory Girl" addressed Egypt's rigid class society.
    (AP, 7/26/16)

2016        Sep 20, Curtis Hanson (71), screen writer and film director, died at his Hollywood Hills home. His films included “The River Wild" (1994), “L.A. Confidential" (1997), “Wonder Boys" (2000) and “8 Mile" (2002).
    (SFC, 9/22/16, p.D6)

2016        Sep 24, In Spain Asian cinema dominated awards at the San Sebastian film festival, with veteran Chinese director Feng Xiaogang's "I am not Madame Bovary" taking the top Golden Shell prize while Fan Bingbing won the best actress gong for her role in the same film.
    (AFP, 9/25/16)

2016        Oct 9, Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda (90) died in a Warsaw hospital, just months after finishing "Afterimage," Poland's entry for a foreign language Academy Award. In 2000 he received an honorary lifetime achievement Oscar. The film focused on the life of art theorist Wladyslaw Strzeminski and the years 1949-1952.
    (AP, 10/19/16)(Econ, 9/17/16, p.81)(Econ, 10/29/16, p.82)

2016        Oct 20, In India the celebration of Bollywood and international film kicked off amid the sober announcement that at least one screening was canceled. The Pakistani classic "Jago Hua Savera," or "Awake, It's Dawn," was dropped from the Mumbai Film Festival schedule after a local organization claimed it would cause public outrage.
    (AP, 10/21/16)

2016        Nov 26, In Taiwan veteran Chinese director Feng Xiaogang picked up the best director award for his social satire "I Am Not Madame Bovary" at the 53rd Golden Horse Awards, considered the equivalent of the Oscars for Mandarin-language cinema.
    (AP, 11/27/16)

2016        Dec 10, Two Chinese filmmakers won the top awards at the Marrakesh film festival, with Zang Qiwu's "The Donor" on the controversial issue of organ transplants taking the coveted Golden Star. The best director award went to China's Wang Xuebo for "Knife in the Clear Water".
    (AFP, 12/11/16)

2016        Dec 27, Carrie Fisher (b.1956), the 1977 "Star Wars" character Princess Leia, died in Los Angeles following a massive heart attack. An autopsy later revealed that Fisher had cocaine and other drugs in her system.
    (AP, 12/28/16)(SFC, 6/20/17, p.A5)

2016        Dec 28, Debbie Reynolds (84), the "Singin' in the Rain" actress who tap-danced her way into American hearts as a star of Hollywood's Golden Age, died in Beverly Hills of a stroke, grief-stricken over daughter Carrie Fisher's death a day earlier.
    (AFP, 12/29/16)

2016        The South Korean film “Spirits Homecoming" portrayed the story of of the “comfort women" enslaved by the Japanese during WW II.
    (Econ, 3/26/16, p.47)

2017        Jan 8, The 74th annual Golden Globe Awards were held in Beverly Hills. “La La Land" and “Moonlight" won top film awards. Meryl Streep won the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
    (SFC, 1/9/17, p.C1)

2017        Jan 19, The documentary film “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It was directed by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk and starred Al Gore, Barack Obama and Donald Trump.
    (http://tinyurl.com/mwd79dv)(Econ, 1/28/17, p.74)

2017        Jan 22, The documentary film “Plastic China" premiered at the Utah Sundance Film Festival. Director Jiu-liang Wang captured a Chinese countryside covered almost entirely in imported plastic.
    (http://tinyurl.com/yc93w8of)

2017        Jan 27, Oscar-nominated British actor John Hurt (77), known for his roles in "Elephant Man" and "Harry Potter", died in Norfolk after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
    (AFP, 1/28/17)(SSFC, 1/29/17, p.A6)

2017        Feb 12, Hollywood musical "La La Land" picked up five British Bafta movie awards, at a glitzy London ceremony charged with filmmakers' political messages.
    (AFP, 2/13/17)

2017        Feb 13, Seijun Suzuki (93), Japanese B-movie director, died. His prolific output from gangster films to fantasies influenced international filmmakers including Quentin Tarantino.
    (AFP, 2/22/17)

2017        Feb 26, The 89th Academy Awards were held in Hollywood. Actors Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty wrongly announced the top Oscar went to "La La Land," instead of "Moonlight," after they were handed the wrong envelope. Moonlight was based on a semi-autobiographical play by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
    (AP, 2/27/17)(Econ, 3/4/17, p.70)
2017        Feb 26, At the Hollywood 89th Academy Awards the film "The White Helmets," a focus on the Syrian Civil Defense, won the best documentary award.
    (AP, 2/27/17)

2017        Mar 3, Lazar Stojanovic (73), a Serbian film director and an anti-war activist during the 1990s, died in Belgrade. His film "Plastic Jesus" was banned in the 1970s because of its criticism of totalitarian regimes. Stojanovic was sentenced to three years in prison, while the film was released in 1990s.
    (AP, 3/4/17)

2017        May 9, Michael Parks (77), American character actor, died in Los Angeles. He appeared in more than 100 films and TV shows over six decades. His films included the two-part “Kill Bill" (2003, 2004), “Red State" (2011) and “Tusk" (2014).
    (SFC, 5/11/17, p.D4)

2017        May 14, Film and TV actor Powers Boothe, known for playing dark characters, died at his home in Los Angeles. His films included “Red Dawn" (1984), “Nixon" (1995) and “Marvel’s The Avengers" (2012).
    (SFC, 5/16/17, p.C4)

2017        May 23, British actor Roger Moore (89) died in Switzerland, drawing tributes for his portrayal of the womanizing superspy as well as for his charity work. He had played James Bond over two decades with a suave wit.
    (AFP, 5/23/17)

2017        May 28, In France the Cannes Film Festival awarded the Palme d’Or to Ruben Ostlund’s “The Square." Sofia Coppola became the second woman to win the best director award for her remake of “The Beguiled," Don Siegel’s 1971 Civil War drama.   
    (SFC, 5/29/17, p.A2)

2017        Jun 30, In the Czech Rep. the 52nd annual international film festival in the western spa town of Karlovy Vary kicked off with awards for Oscar-nominated actress Uma Thurman, Academy Award winner Casey Affleck and film composer James Newton Howard.
    (AP, 6/30/17)

2017        Jul 15, American actor Martin Landau (b.1928) died at UCLA Medical Center. He starred in the Mission Impossible TV series for three seasons from its debut in 1966. He won an Oscar for his portrayal of aging horror movie star Bela Lugosi in “Ed Wood" (1994).
    (SFC, 7/17/17, p.A6)

2017        Jul 16, American-Canadian filmmaker George Romero (b.1940) died in Toronto. His classic “Night of the Living Dead" (1968) was made for about $100,000 and set the standard for zombie movies.
    (SFC, 7/17/17, p.C4)

2017        Jul 21, American actor John Heard (b.1946) died of heart disease in Palo Alto, Ca. His films included “Awakening" (1990), “Big" (1988), "Cutter’s Way" (1981) and “Home Alone" (1990).
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Heard_(actor))(SFC, 8/1617, p.D5)

2017        Jul 27, Sam Shepard (b.1943), American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and film star, died at his home in Kentucky. His films included “The Right Stuff" in which he played test pilot Chuck Yeager.
    (SFC, 8/1/17, p.A1)(SFC, 8/2/17, p.E1)

2017        Jul 31, French actress Jeanne Moreau (b.1928) died at her home in Paris. She lit up the screen in "Jules et Jim" (1962). Her other films included “Elevator to the Gallows" (1957) and “The Bride Wore Black" (1968).
    (AFP, 7/31/17)(SFC, 9/14/17 p.E8)(Econ, 8/12/17, p.74)

2017        Aug 12, In Switzerland "Mrs. Fang", Chinese director Wang Bing's documentary about a family waiting to say goodbye to their elderly Alzheimer's-stricken mother, scooped the top prize at the Locarno film festival.
    (AFP, 8/12/17)

2017        Aug 20, Jerry Lewis (b.1926), American actor and comedian born as Joseph Levitch, died in Las Vegas. His many films included “The Nutty Professor" (1963) and “The King of Comedy" (1982). For years he hosted telethons for muscular dystrophy.
    (SFC, 8/21/17, p.A1)

2017        Aug 27, US film director Tobe Hooper (74) died in Los Angeles. His work included “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" (1974) and “Poltergeist" (1982).
    (SFC, 8/28/17, p.C3)
2017        Aug 27, In France Mireille Darc (79), a star of French cinema in the 1970s, died in Paris. She caused a sensation in a plunging backless gown in "The Tall Blond Man With One Black Shoe" (1972).
    (AFP, 8/28/17)

2017        Sep 1, In Italy Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s documentary "Human Flow," premiered at the Venice Film Festival. He used the film to make viewers see both the scale and the humanity of the migrant crisis.
    (AP, 9/1/17)

2017        Sep 21, Russian police said they had detained four men, including the leader of a radical religious group, in connection with an arson attack related to the film “Matilda," by award-winning director Alexei Uchitel. Three of the men were charged with arson, including their alleged role in setting fire to two cars parked outside the office of Uchitel's lawyer.
    (Reuters, 9/23/17)

2017        Sep 19, Bernie Casey (78), former football professional player turned painter, poet and actor, died in Los Angeles. His 35 films included “Boxbar Bertha" (1972) and “The Man Who Fell to Earth" (1976).
    (SFC, 9/21/17 p.A7)

2017        Nov 19, A member of India's Hindu nationalist ruling party offered a 100 million rupee ($1.5 million) reward to anyone who beheads lead actress Deepika Padukone and filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali of the yet-to-be released Bollywood film "Padmavati" over its alleged handling of the relationship between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler. The film is based on a 16th century Sufi epic poem, "Padmavat," a fictional account of a brave and beautiful Rajput queen who chose to kill herself rather than be captured by the Muslim sultan of Delhi, Allaudin Khilji.
    (AP, 11/20/17)

2017        Nov 23, Armenia's foreign-language film submission to the Academy Awards for this year, “Yeva" directed by Anahid Abad, premiered in Tehran. Her film is a joint production between the National Cinema Center of Armenia and the Iranian Farabi Cinema Foundation.
    (AP, 11/24/17)

2017        Dec 9, In Germany the Swedish comedy "The Square" swept this year's European Film Awards in Berlin, winning six prizes, including for best film, director and screenwriter. This year's best actress award went to Alexandra Borbely of Slovakia for her role in "On Body and Soul."
    (AP, 12/10/17)

2017        Dec 11, The Fairy tale romance "The Shape of Water" led the Golden Globe nominations with seven as Hollywood launched an awards season expected to be overshadowed by the sexual misconduct scandal engulfing the movie industry.
    (AFP, 12/11/17)

2018        Jan 7, The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" won the Golden Globe Award for best film drama.
    (AP, 1/8/18)

2018        Jan 18, India's Supreme Court cleared the way for the release of the film "Padmaavat," a controversial Bollywood movie based on an epic poem about a 14th-century queen, a day after its producers went to court to fight bans by several states.
    (Reuters,  1/18/18)

2018        Jan 19, American film and TV actress Dorothy Malone (b.1925) died in Dallas. She achieved her widest popularity on the TV series “Peyton Place" (1964-1969). Her work in films included “The Big Sleep" (1946) “Written on the Wind" (1956), “Man of a Thousand Faces" (1957), “Too Much Too Soon" (1958), “The Last Sunset" (1961) and “Basic Instinct" (1992).
    (SFC, 1/20/18, p.A7)

2018        Jan 21, The film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" led the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles.
    (SFC, 1/22/18, p.A5)

2018        Jan 23, India's Supreme Court rejected bids by two states to re-instate a ban on the release of controversial Bollywood film "Padmaavat", saying it stood by its previous ruling clearing the way for the movie to be shown in theaters.
    (Reuters, 1/23/18)
2018        Jan 23, Russia's Culture Ministry banned a satirical film about Soviet leader Josef Stalin's death from movie theaters following criticism from communists and others that the British-French production made a mockery of Russia's history. Scottish writer-director Armando Iannucci's "The Death of Stalin" film premiered in Britain in October and was scheduled to open in Russia on January 25.
    (AP, 1/23/18)

2018        Feb 4, In Romania protesters calling themselves Christian Orthodox burst into a movie theater during the French AIDS drama "120 Beats Per Minute" by French director Robin Campillo. Days later, protesters disrupted another movie featuring a relationship with a Romanian man and an ex-convict from the nation's oppressed Roma, or Gypsy, minority titled "Soldiers: A Story from Ferentari."
(AP, 2/19/18)

2018        Feb 9, John Gavin (b.19431), American film actor and US ambassador to Mexico (1981-1986) under Ronald Reagan, died. His films included “A Time to Love and a Time to Die" (1958), “Imitation of Life" (1959), “Psycho" (1960), “Spartacus" (1960) and “Back Street" (1961).
    (SSFC, 2/11/18, p.C10)

2018        Feb 15, In Oakland, Ca., fans turned out in style for the first local screening of Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther" movie at the Grand Lake Theater.
    (SFC, 2/17/18, p.C1)

2018        Feb 18, The ferocious female-led tragi-comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards in London.
    (AP, 2/19/18)
2018        Feb 18, The National Union of Burkina Faso Filmmakers announced the death of prolific filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo (64) from an undisclosed illness. He produced more than 40 films including "Tilai," which won the Grand Prix at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival.
    (AP, 2/19/18)

2018        Feb 22, Nanette Fabray (b.1920), American TV and stage star, died at her home in southern California. She won three Emmy Awards for her work on the TV show “Caesar’s Hour." Her films included “The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex" (1939) and “The Band Wagon " (1953).
    (SSFC, 2/25/18, p.C9)

2018        Feb 23, British director Lewis Gilbert (b.1920) died. His films included Sink the Bismarck (1960), Alfie (1966), The Adventurers (1970), Educating Rita (1983) and Shirley Valentine (1989), as well as three James Bond adventures: You Only Live Twice (1967), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979).
    (http://jamesbond.wikia.com/wiki/Lewis_Gilbert)(SFC, 2/28/18, p.D3)

2018        Feb 24, Sridevi (54), Bollywood's leading lady of the 1980s and '90s, died in Dubai. She had redefined stardom for actresses in India. Her famous roles included "Mr. India," in which she played a reporter, and "Lamhe," or "Moments," a 1991 film in which she played dual roles of mother and teenage daughter.
    (AP, 2/25/18)

2018        Mar 4, The 90th Academy Awards ceremony was held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. “The Shape of Water" won four awards including best film. Gary Oldman won the best actor Oscar for his role in “Darkest Hour." Frances McDormand won the best actress Oscar for her role in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."
    (SFC, 3/5/18, p.E4)

2018        Mar 8, In Los Angeles Red Granite Pictures Inc., the production company behind "The Wolf of Wall Street," agreed to pay the US government $60 million to settle claims it benefited from a massive $1 billion Malaysian corruption scandal. Money was diverted from the fund to buy properties in New York and California, a $35 million jet, art by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet, and a $260 million yacht. Proceeds also went to fund movies by Red Granite Pictures, which was co-founded by the stepson of Malaysian PM Najib Razak.
    (AP, 3/10/18)   

2018        Apr 5, Susan Anspach (b.1942), American stage and film actress, died at her home in Los Angeles. Her films included "Five Easy Pieces" (1970) and "Blume in Love" (1973).
    (SSFC, 4/8/18, p.C11)

2018        Apr 14, Czech filmmaker Milos Forman (86), died in Connecticut. His American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975) and "Amadeus" (1984) won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars.
    (AP, 4/14/18)

2018        Apr 18, In Saudi Arabia the Hollywood film "Black Panther" premiered at a private screening, the first commercial film to be shown in the country after mote than 35 years.
    (SFC, 4/19/18, p.A3)

2018        Apr 20, Saudi Arabia hosted its first public film screening in over 35 years, two days after US movie giant AMC unveiled the kingdom's debut theater in Riyadh.
    (AFP, 4/21/18)

2018        Apr 27, A Kenyan movie due to become the first in the country's history to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival was banned by the Kenya Film Classification Board for seeking to "promote lesbianism." The story by Ugandan writer Monica Arac Nyeko won the 2007 Caine Prize, which is awarded to African writers of a short story published in English.
    (AFP, 4/27/18)

2018        May 3, In Los Angeles the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, closed the door on Roman Polanski (84), announcing that it had revoked his nearly 50-year membership, along with that of Bill Cosby. Polanski had been a film academy member for over 40 years since pleading guilty to unlawful sex with a minor in 1977.
    (AP, 5/4/18)

2018        May 8, In France the 71st Cannes Film Festival opened with the premiere of Asghar Farhadi's "Everybody Knows".
    (AP, 5/8/18)

2018        May 12, In France 82 female film industry professionals protested on the steps of the Palais des Festivals to represent, what they describe as pervasive gender inequality in the film industry, at the 71st international film festival, Cannes.
    (AP, 5/13/18)

2018        May 14, In France the leaders of the Cannes Film Festival signed a gender equality pledge promising to make their selection process more transparent and to push their executive boards toward gender parity.
    (AP, 5/14/18)

2018        May 17, A Lebanese film about a 12-year-old boy who sues his parents put child poverty in the spotlight at the Cannes Film Festival.
    (AP, 5/18/18)

2018        May 19, In France "Shoplifters," a heart wrenching family tale by Japanese veteran director Hirokazu Kore-eda, won the Palme d'Or top prize at the 71st Cannes film festival.
    (AFP, 5/19/18)

2018        May 25, Chris Foot, the head of Kenya's film commission, slammed a decision to impose a domestic ban on "Rafiki," a Kenya-made film about lesbian love that received a standing ovation at this month's Cannes festival.
    (AFP, 5/25/18)

2018        May 24, Jerry Maren (98), the Munchkin leader of the Lollipop Guild in the 1939 film "Wizard of Oz," died in San Diego.
    (SFC, 6/8/18, p.D5)

2018        Jun 16, American film producer Martin Bregman (b.1926) died in NYC. His productions included "Serpico" (1973), "Dog Day Afternoon" (1975), "The Seduction of Joe Tynan" (1975) and "Scarface" (1983).
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Bregman)(SFC, 6/19/18, p.C3)

2018        Jun 29, In the Czech Rep. the 53rd annual international film festival in the spa town of Karlovy Vary kicked off with an award for American actor, director, and producer Tim Robbins.
    (AP, 6/29/18)

2018        Jul 13, In China Alibaba Pictures' special effects-heavy fantasy film "Asura" opened. The film cost 750 million yuan ($113.5 million) to make and only took in just over $7.3 million at the weekend. On July 15 the film's official social media account posted a statement declaring that it would be removed from theatres as of 10 pm that night. The estimated loss of $106 million would make it the fifth-biggest flop in movie history worldwide.
    (AFP, 7/17/18)

2018        Jul 18, Adrian Cronauer, former US Air Force sergeant, died in Virginia. During his service in Vietnam in 1965 and 1966 he opened his Armed Forces Radio show with the phrase "Good Morning, Vietnam."  He and Ben Moses coproduced the 1987 film "Good Morning, Vietnam," starring Robin Williams.
    (SFC, 7/20/18, p.D2)

2018        Sep 6, American film star Burt Reynolds (b.1936) died at a hospital in Jupiter, Florida. His over 100 films included "Deliverance" (1972),  "The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing" (1973), "The Longest Yard" (1974), "Smokey and the Bandit" (1977), "The Cannonball Run" (1981) and  "Boogie Nights" (1997).
    (SFC, 9/7/18, p.A12)

2018        Sep 29, In Spain director Isaki Lacuesta's film "Between Two Waters" won the top prize at the San Sebastian International Film Festival, the biggest film festival for Spanish-language films.
    (AP, 9/30/18)

2018        Oct 4, In South Korea this year's Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) opened with a movie portraying the plight of a North Korean defector and the unlikely family she formed during her harrowing journey.
    (AFP, 10/4/18)

2018        Oct 13, South Korea's Busan Film Festival closed after screening 324 films from 79 countries across its varied 10-day program, which included 115 world premieres, with just over 195,000 people attending.
    (AFP, 10/12/18)

2018        Nov 3, American film star Sondra Locke (74), known for her work with Clint Eastwood, died at her home in Los Angeles. Her films included "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" (1968). Her six films with Eastweeod included ""The Outlaw Josey Wales" (1976), "Every Which Way But Loose" (1978), "Any Which Way You Can" (1980) and "Sudden Impact" (1983). In 1989 her 13-year relationship with Eastwood broke up. In 1997 she authored her memoir "The Good, the Bad and the Very Ugly: A Hollywood Journey".
    (SSFC, 12/16/18, p.C12)
2018        Nov 3, In Hong Kong Raymond Chow (91), film producer, died. He is credited with bringing kung fu legend Bruce Lee to the silver screen and widely regarded as the "godfather" of Hong Kong cinema. He produced more than 170 films over his career.
    (AFP, 11/3/18)

2018        Nov 7, Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson received a damehood in recognition for her splendid career, an event made special by the fact that it was given to her by Prince William, a longtime friend.
    (AP, 11/7/18)

2018        Nov 16, William Goldman (87), American novelist and Oscar-winning screenwriter, died in Manhattan. His work included more than 20 novels and more than 20 screenplays. His original screeplay for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundace Kid" sold for $400,000.
    (SSFC, 11/18/18, p.C10)

2018        Nov 17, In Taiwan "An Elephant Sitting Still" won the top prize at the Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-language version of the Oscars. Director Hu Bo, who committed suicide before its release, upset the highly touted martial-arts epic "Shadow," by veteran director Zhang Yimou. Zhang won best director for "Shadow". The film "Our Youth in Taiwan," by President Tsai Ing-wen, won the best documentary award.
    (AP, 11/17/18)(AP, 11/19/18)

2018        Nov 23, Nicolas Roeg (b.1928), the prominent British film director known for making provocative films and working with rock stars Mick Jagger and David Bowie over a six-decade career, died. His films included "Performance" (1970), "Walkabout" (1971), "Don't Look Now" (1973), "The Man Who Fell to Earth" (1976), "Bad Timing" (1980), "Eureka" (1983), "Insignificance" (1985), "Track 29" (1988) and "The Witches" (1990). 
    (AP, 11/24/18)(SFC, 11/27/18, p.C2)

2018        Nov 26, Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci (b.1941), one of cinema's most talented directors, died of cancer at his home in Rome.
    (AFP, 11/26/18)

2018        Dec 17, Penny Marshall (b.1943), co-star of the "Laverne and Shirley" sitcom (1976-1983), died at her home in Los Angeles. Following the sitcom whe went on to direct such films as "A League of Their Own" (1992), "Renaissance Man" (1994), "The Preacher's Wife" (1996) and "Riding in Cars With Boys" (2001).
    (SFC, 12/19/18, p.C3)(SFC, 12/21/18, p.E2)

2019        Jan 5, The National Society of Film Critics chose Chloe Zhao's low-budget debut feature, "The Rider," as best picture of 2018. The society voted for Olivia Colman as best actress in "The Favourite," and Ethan Hawke as best actor in "First Reformed." The top accolade for best supporting actor went to Steve Yeun of "Burning," while Regina King of "If Beale Street Could Talk" nabbed best supporting actress.
    (AP, 1/6/19)

2019        Jan 6, The film "Bohemian Rhapsody" was the top winner in the 76th Golden Globe Awards. Glenn Close won the best actress award for her role in "The Wife." Rami Malek won the best actor award for his role in "Bohemian Rhapsody".
    (SFC, 1/7/19, p.D1)

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