Preview Theater episode #026 originally broadcast week of July 25, 1994
Featured in this episode:
Plot: Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic guns when the head DJ refuses to play them.
Released on: Fri 05 Aug 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Comedy, Music
Directed by: Michael Lehmann
Partial Cast List: Brendan Fraser Chester ‘Chazz’ Darvey, Steve Buscemi Rex, Adam Sandler Pip, Chris Farley Officer Wilson
Buy/Rent Digital “Airheads”
Title: Foreign Student
Plot: A French football playing exchange student falls in love.
Released on: Fri 29 Jul 1994 UTC
Directed by: Eva Sereny
Partial Cast List: Robin Givens April, Marco Hofschneider Philippe Leclerc, Rick Johnson Cal Cate, Charlotte Ross Elizabeth ‘Sue Ann’ Baldridge
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Title: The Mask
Plot: Bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss is transformed into a manic super-hero when he wears a mysterious mask.
Released on: Fri 29 Jul 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Directed by: Chuck Russell (as Charles Russell)
Partial Cast List: Jim Carrey Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask, Cameron Diaz Tina Carlyle, Peter Riegert Lt. Mitch Kellaway, Peter Greene Dorian
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Title: Little Buddha
Plot: Lama Norbu comes to Seattle in search of the reincarnation of his dead teacher, Lama Dorje. His search leads him to young Jesse Conrad…
Released on: Wed 25 May 1994 UTC
Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
Partial Cast List: Keanu Reeves Siddhartha, Bridget Fonda Lisa Conrad, Ruocheng Ying (as Ying Ruocheng) Lama Norbu, Chris Isaak Dean Conrad
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Plot: Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.
Released on: Fri 17 Jun 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Directed by: Mike Nichols
Partial Cast List: Jack Nicholson Will Randall, Michelle Pfeiffer Laura Alden, James Spader Stewart Swinton, Kate Nelligan Charlotte Randall
Buy/Rent Digital “Wolf”
Title: City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly’s Gold
Plot: Shortly after their first western adventure, Mitch Robbins and his friends discover a treasure map that belonged to their late trail guide Curly and set out to discover its secrets.
Released on: Fri 10 Jun 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Adventure, Comedy, Western
Directed by: Paul Weiland
Partial Cast List: Billy Crystal Mitch Robbins, Jack Palance Duke Washburn, Daniel Stern Phil Berquist, Jon Lovitz Glen Robbins
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Plot: The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.
Released on: Wed 30 Mar 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Directed by: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman
Partial Cast List: Jodi Benson Thumbelina (voice), Gary Imhoff Prince Cornelius (voice), Gino Conforti Jacquimo (voice), Barbara Cook Mother (voice)
Buy/Rent Digital “Thumbelina”
Title: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
Plot: Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.
Released on: Fri 04 Mar 1994 UTC
Directed by: Lasse Hallström
Partial Cast List: Johnny Depp Gilbert Grape, Leonardo DiCaprio Arnie Grape, Juliette Lewis Becky, Mary Steenburgen Betty Carver
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Title: Psycho Cop Returns
Plot: Psychopath cop decides to kill everyone who he thinks has broken the law.
Released on: 1993
Genre(s): Drama, Horror, Thriller
Directed by: Adam Rifkin (as Rif Coogan)
Partial Cast List: Robert R. Shafer (as Bobby Ray Shafer) Officer Joe Vickers, Barbara Niven (as Barbara Lee Alexander) Sharon, Rod Sweitzer (as Roderick Darin) Larry, Miles Dougal (as Miles David Dougal) Brian/Spongehead
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Title: By the Sword
Plot: A mysterious man, Suba, gets himself a job at a fencing academy, and as he learns the way of the students…
Released on: Wed 07 Oct 1992 UTC
Genre(s): Adventure, Drama, Sport
Directed by: Jeremy Kagan (as Jeremy Paul Kagan)
Partial Cast List: F. Murray Abraham Maximilian ‘Max’ Suba, Eric Roberts Alexander Villard, Mia Sara Erin Clavelli, Christopher Rydell Jim Trebor
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