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Tootsie

 Rated PG - Comdey

 Dustin Hoffman plays a New York actor who disguises himself as a woman and auditions for a role on a soap opera.  He gets the part and then has to keep up the charade for the long haul.  One of the most watchable movies ever made.

 

 Singin' In The Rain

 Rated G - Musical

A delightful 1952 toe-tapper starting Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor.  Enjoyable song and dance routines.  This is a 1952 toe-tapper set in Hollywood during the transition of silent movies to talking movies. 

 

The Dark Night

Rated PG-13 - Action

The middle movie of the Batman Trilogy, following "Batman Begins" and before "The Dark Night Rises".  An epic film of the heroism, power and justice of good and evil.

 

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Rated PG - Adventure 

Archaeologist and adventurer, Indiana Jones played by Harrison Ford, tries to beat the Nazis to the discovery of the lost Ark of the Covenant. 


 

JAWS

Rated PG

Horror   

This 1975  is about a great white shark that terrorizes a New England beach community. It is a suspenseful thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat. 
 

Toy Story

G

Animation  

Woody the cowboy and Buzz Lightyear will steal your heart in this animated feature where toys come to life when humans are not around.   It is the start of a terrific trilogy.  This movie is clever, moving, and funny.  The kids will love it.

North by Northwest

Unrated

Thriller 

This Alfred Hitchcock feature is about an advertising executive mistakenly abducted who is pursued by espionage agents and the police.
 

Shane

Unrated

Western

This is a 1953 drama about a retired gunfighter that is idolized by a young boy.  He comes to the defense of law-abiding citizens in a small territory in Wyoming that is threatened by a greedy land baron.  The movie is told from the boy's point of view. It is a western that speaks to children as well as adults.

 

Star Wars

PG

Science Fiction

This is a good vs evil fantasy about rebel forces fighting the tyrant leaders of the Galactic Empire and a youth who becomes an interplanetary hero.  Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, R2D2, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader are the human and robot characters will be with you forever.  This movie with its awesome special-effects is a must see.

 

Sandlot

PG

Drama

It's 1962, and  Scotty Smalls has just moved to a new town with his mom and stepfather. He tries to make friends with the boys but finds it difficult because he knows next to nothing about baseball. Then Benny "The Jet" Rodriguez, the best ballplayer in school, befriends him and things change. The boys play baseball together and they even learn about "The Beast", who according to legend, is a furry monster who lives beyond the fence at left field
Kicking and Screaming

PG

Comedy

Phil (Ferrell) decides to coach his 10-year-old son's soccer team and finds the team needs more help than he imagined. He recruits Mike Ditka as his assistant coach. Together they go head-to-head for the league championship against Buck, Phil's extremely competitive dad (Robert Duall). who coaches his own young son on the premiere team of the league.  Phil and Buck find themselves going to extreme measures to win the championship.
 
Rocky

PG

Drama

 

Rocky Balboa (Stallone) is a  small-time, struggling amateur boxer living in a tough, Philadelphia neighborhood and working in a meat factory.  When heavyweight champion Apollo Creed visits Philadelphia, his managers want to set up an exhibition match between Creed and a struggling boxer.  The fight is promoted as a "nobody" can become a "somebody".  The match is supposed to be easily won by Creed, but someone forgot to tell Rocky, who sees this as his only shot at the big time.  At the same time Balboa finds love in the arms of a shy girl who works in the local pet stor
Blue Crush

PG-13

Drama

Blue Crush is about a  young Hawaiian named Anne Marie (Kate Bosworth) and her struggles to excel as a champion-class surfer.  She must overcome the fear of drowning, which she nearly did in a previous wipeout, as well as raise a kid sister with absent parents and borderline poverty. Supportive friends (Girlfight's Michelle Rodriguez and Sanoe Lake) help her to reach competition on Oahu's infamous Bonzai Pipeline.