Today, Chad and I went to yard sales. I didn’t have any luck finding books, but we did buy a lot of great movies. All of these movies are VHS except for Red Dragon which is a DVD. We also bought another VCR (which works perfectly), so now we have a total of three. All of the movies and the VCR cost us under $15. I think that’s pretty awesome. There are more yard sales next weekend, so I might get more goodies. Here are the movies that we got today:

*All descriptions taken from IMDb.

The Silence of the Lambs
Rating – R

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

Director: Jonathan Demme

Writers: Thomas Harris (novel), Ted Tally (screenplay)

Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney

 

Red Dragon
Rating – R

A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down “The Tooth Fairy”, a mysterious serial killer; aiding him is imprisoned criminal genius Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter.

Director: Brett Ratner

Writers: Thomas Harris (novel), Ted Tally (screenplay)

Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes

 

The NeverEnding Story
Rating – PG

A troubled boy dives into a wonderous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Writers: Wolfgang Peterson, Herman Weigel

Stars: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach

 

 

The Rescuers
Rating – G

Two mice of the Rescue Aid Society search for a little girl kidnapped by unscrupulous treasure hunters.

Directors: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman

Writers: Margery Sharp, Larry Clemmons

Stars: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page

 

Doug’s 1st Movie
Rating – G

Doug and his pal Skeeter set’s out to find the monster of Lucky Duck Lake. Though things get really out of hand when some one blurts out that the monster is real.

Director: Maurice Joyce

Writers: Ken Scarborough, Joe Aaron

Stars: Thomas McHugh, Fred Newman, Chris Phillips

 

The Flintstones
Rating – PG

In this live-action feature of the cartoon show, Fred Flintstone finally gets the job he’s always wanted, but it may just come at a price.

Director: Brian Levant

Writers: Tom S. Parker, Jim Jennewein

Stars: John Goodman, Rick Moranis, Rosie O’Donnell

 

Good Will Hunting
Rating – R

Will Hunting, a janitor at MIT, has a gift for mathematics but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Director: Gus Van Sant

Writers: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck

Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck

 

Total Recall
Rating – R

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real, or does he?

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Ronald Shusett

Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside

 

A Beautiful Mind
Rating – PG-13

After a brilliant but asocial mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Director: Ron Howard

Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Sylvia Nasar

Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

 

Mad Max
Rating – R

A vengeful Australian policeman sets out to avenge his partner, his wife and his son whom were murdered by a motorcycle gang in retaliation for the death of their leader.

Director: George Miller

Writers: James McCausland, George Miller

Stars: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne

 

Double Jeopardy
Rating – R

A woman framed for her husband’s murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can’t be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Director: Bruce Beresford

Writers: David Weisberg, Douglas Cook

Stars: Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood

 

Lethal Weapon
Rating – R

A veteran cop, Murtaugh, is partnered with a young suicidal cop, Riggs. Both having one thing in common; hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.

Director: Richard Donner

Writer: Shane Black

Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey

 

Lethal Weapon 2
Rating – R

Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.

Director: Richard Donner

Writers: Jeffrey Boam (screenplay), Shane Black (story)

Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci

 

Lethal Weapon 3
Rating – R

Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue an arms dealer who is a former LAPD officer.

Director: Richard Donner

Writers: Jeffrey Boam, Shane Black

Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci

 

 

Lethal Weapon 4
Rating – R

With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with a deadly Chinese crimelord trying to get his brother out of prison.

Director: Richard Donner

Writers: Shane Black, Jonathan Lemkin

Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci

 

A Bug’s Life
Rating – G

A misfit ant, looking for “warriors” to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton

Writers: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton

Stars: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

 

Fantasia
Rating – G

A collection of animated interpretations of great works of Western classical music.

Directors: Norman Ferguson, James Algar

Writers: Joe Grant, Dick Huemer

Stars: Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor, Corey Burton

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