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CONTACT, GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE, WILD AMERICA, Behind the Scenes of MEN IN BLACK, and much more!

Preview Theater episode #177 broadcast on July 17, 1997

Featured in this week’s episode:

CONTACT

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine. CONTACT stars  Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, and Tom Skerritt. It is directed by Robert Zemeckis.

 

GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE

A man raised in the jungle by apes falls in love with a wealthy American heiress. GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE stars Brendan FraserLeslie Mann, and Thomas Haden Church. It was directed bySam Weisman.

Related: Brendan Fraser: the lost movie star? [Dan of Geek]

 

WILD AMERICA

Three brothers who are obsessed with animals are given permission from their parents to travel around America with a camera documenting wildlife. WILD AMERICA stars Jonathan Taylor ThomasDevon Sawa, and Scott Bairstow. It is directed by William Dear.

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Behind the Scenes of MEN IN BLACK

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. MEN IN BLACK stars  Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, and Linda Fiorentino. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.

Related: 15 Things You Didn’t Know About Men In Black [Screen Rant]

 

THIS EPISODES RUNDOWN:

  • Contact
  • Men in Black
  • George of the Jungle
  • Wild America
  • Metro
  • Fools Rush In
  • Little Man Tate
  • Home for the Holidays

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MEN IN BLACK, BRASSED OFF, OUT TO SEA, Behind the Scenes of MY BEST FRIENDS WEDDING, and much more!

Preview Theater episode #176 broadcast on July 10, 1997

Featured in this week’s episode:

MEN IN BLACK

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. MEN IN BLACK stars  Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, and Linda Fiorentino. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.

 

BRASSED OFF

The coal mine in a northern English village may be closing, which would also mean the end of the miners’ brass band. BRASSED OFF stars Pete PostlethwaiteTara Fitzgerald, and Ewan McGregor. It was directed by Mark Herman.

 

OUT TO SEA

A failed gambler, intent on meeting a rich widow, tricks his widowed brother-in-law into boarding a cruise ship as dance hosts. OUT TO SEA stars Jack LemmonWalter Matthau, and Dyan Cannon. It is directed by Martha Coolidge.

Related: What happened to 1990’s 10 most promising movie executives? [Dan of Geek]

 

 

Behind the Scenes of MY BEST FRIENDS WEDDING

When a woman’s long-time friend reveals he’s engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding. MY BEST FRIENDS WEDDING stars Julia RobertsDermot Mulroney, and Cameron Diaz  It’s directed by P.J. Hogan.

 

THIS EPISODES RUNDOWN:

  • Men in Black
  • Brassed Off
  • Trainspotting
  • Emma
  • Out of the Sea
  • Dangerous Grounds
  • Beverly Hills Ninja
  • When We Were King
  • My Best Friends Wedding

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SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERS ’97: FACE / OFF, CONTACT, MIMIC, MEN IN BLACK, and much more!

Preview Theater episode #175 broadcast on July 03, 1997

Featured in this week’s episode: SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERS

FACE / OFF

In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same terrorist impersonates the FBI agent. FACE / OFF  stars John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, and Joan Allen.   It’s directed by John Woo.

 

MEN IN BLACK

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. MEN IN BLACK stars  Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, and Linda Fiorentino. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.

 

CONTACT

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine. CONTACT stars  Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, and Tom Skerritt. It is directed by Robert Zemeckis.

 

MIMIC

Three years ago, entomologist Dr. Susan Tyler genetically created an insect to kill cockroaches carrying a virulent disease. Now, the insects are out to destroy their only predator, mankind. MIMIC stars Mira Sorvino, Jeremy Northam, and Alexander Goodwin  It’s directed by Guillermo del Toro.

 

THIS EPISODES RUNDOWN:

  • ID4
  • Star Wars
  • Back to the Future
  • Terminator
  • Men in Black
  • Mimic
  • Contact
  • Spawn
  • Face/Off
  • Air Force One
  • Con-Air
  • She’s De Lovely
  • How to be a Player
  • Hard Target
  • Broken Arrow

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MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING, ALL OVER ME, CONTACT, Behind the Scenes of HERCULES, and much more!

Preview Theater episode #174 broadcast on June 26, 1997

MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING

When a woman’s long-time friend reveals he’s engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding. MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING  stars Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, and Cameron Diaz   It’s directed by P.J. Hogan.

Related from IMDB: Julia Roberts ‘Can’t Wait’ For Daughter Hazel to See ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’: ‘That’ll Be Sweet’

 

ALL OVER ME

A young musician living in New York City’s tough Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood finds herself falling in love with her best friend. ALL OF ME stars  Alison Folland, Tara Subkoff, and Cole Hauser . It was directed by Alex Sichel.

 

CONTACT

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine. CONTACT stars  Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, and Tom Skerritt. It is directed by Robert Zemeckis.

 

Behind the Scenes of HERCULES

The son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it. HERCULES  stars Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, and James Woods  It’s directed by Ron Clements and John Musker.

 

THIS EPISODES RUNDOWN:

  • My Best Friends Wedding
  • Muriel’s Wedding
  • Hercules
  • All Over Me
  • Contact
  • Batman & Robin
  • Bliss
  • Gone Fishin’
  • Speed 2: Cruise Control
  • The Pest
  • My Fellow Americans