Flashback to ‘94: SPEED, THE LION KING, NO ESCAPE, TRUE LIES, AIRHEADS, and behind the scenes of THE COWBOY WAY

Preview Theater episode #019 originally broadcast on June 06, 1994

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From IMDB:

Title: Speed
Plot: A young cop must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph.
Released on: Fri 10 Jun 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Action, Thriller
Rating: R
Directed by: Jan de Bont
Partial Cast List: Keanu Reeves Officer Jack Traven, Dennis Hopper Howard Payne, Sandra Bullock Annie Porter, Joe Morton Capt. McMahon

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The Lion King
From IMDB:
Title: The Lion King
Plot: Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble.
Released on: Fri 24 Jun 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Rating: G
Directed by: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff
Partial Cast List: Matthew Broderick Adult Simba (voice), Jeremy Irons Scar (voice), James Earl Jones Mufasa (voice), Whoopi Goldberg Shenzi (voice)
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The Cowboy Way
From IMDB:
Title: The Cowboy Way
Plot: Two buddies and championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar…
Released on: Fri 03 Jun 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Gregg Champion
Partial Cast List: Woody Harrelson Pepper Lewis, Kiefer Sutherland Sonny Gilstrap, Dylan McDermott John Stark, Ernie Hudson Officer Sam ‘Mad Dog’ Shaw
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<No Escape
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Title: No Escape
Plot: A soldier convicted for murdering his commanding officer is dumped and left to die on a prison island inhabited by two camps of convicts.
Released on: Fri 29 Apr 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Rating: R
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Partial Cast List: Ray Liotta Capt. J.T. Robbins, Lance Henriksen The Father, Stuart Wilson Walter Marek, Kevin Dillon Casey

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True Lies
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Title: True Lies
Plot: Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by the terrorists.
Released on: Fri 15 Jul 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Action, Thriller
Rating: R
Directed by: James Cameron
Partial Cast List: Arnold Schwarzenegger Harry Tasker, Jamie Lee Curtis Helen Tasker, Tom Arnold Albert Gibson, Bill Paxton Simon

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From IMDB:

Title: Airheads
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
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Michael Lehmann
Partial Cast List: Brendan Fraser Chester ‘Chazz’ Darvey, Steve Buscemi Rex, Adam Sandler Pip, Chris Farley Officer Wilson

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The Dark
From IMDB:

Title: The Dark
Plot: Something is alive beneath the surface of the graveyard. Something with the power to destroy and the power to heal…
Released on: Fri 03 Jun 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Horror
Rating: R
Directed by: Craig Pryce
Partial Cast List: Stephen McHattie Gary ‘Hunter’ Henderson, Scott Wickware Carl Miller, Brion James Paul Buckner, Desmond Campbell FBI Agent

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The Getaway
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Title: The Getaway
Plot: Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money…
Released on: Fri 11 Feb 1994 UTC
Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Rating: R
Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Partial Cast List: Alec Baldwin Carter ‘Doc’ McCoy, Kim Basinger Carol McCoy, Michael Madsen Rudy Travis, James Woods Jack Benyon

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Dangerous Game
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Title: Dangerous Game
Plot: A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
Released on: Fri 19 Nov 1993 UTC
Genre(s): Drama
Rating: Unrated
Directed by: Abel Ferrara
Partial Cast List: Harvey Keitel Eddie Israel, Madonna Sarah Jennings, James Russo Francis Burns, Nancy Ferrara Madlyn Israel

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Man's Best Friend
From IMDB:

Title: Man’s Best Friend
Plot: A dog turns from man’s best friend into man’s worst nightmare as he attacks everything that moves.
Released on: Fri 19 Nov 1993 UTC
Genre(s): Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Rating: R
Directed by: John Lafia
Partial Cast List: Ally Sheedy Lori Tanner, Lance Henriksen Dr. Jarret, Robert Costanzo Detective Kovacs, Fredric Lehne Perry

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