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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Space Jam (1996)

  • Michael Jordan
  • Wayne Knight
  • Theresa Randle
Swackhammer, owner of the amusement park planet Moron Mountain is desperate get new attractions and he decides that the Looney Tune characters would be perfect. He sends his diminutive underlings to get them to him, whether Bugs Bunny & Co. want to go or not. Well armed for their size, Bugs Bunny is forced to trick them into agreeing to a competition to determine their freedom. Taking advantage of their puny and stubby legged foes, the gang selects basketball for the surest chance of winning. However, the Nerdlucks turn the tables and steal the talents of leading professional basketball stars to become massive basketball bruisers known as the Monstars. In desperation, Bugs Bunny calls on the aid of Micheal Jordan, the Babe Ruth of Basketball, to help them have a chance at winning their freedom.

Bowfinger (1999)

"Bowfinger" (1999) is a comedy film directed by Frank Oz and written by Steve Martin. Martin and Eddie Murphy team up in a classic comedy that earned commercial success when released theatrically. This movie is hilarious and one of Eddie Murphy's underrated roles.

Director: Frank Oz
Writer: Steve Martin

Starring Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham, Christine Baranski, Jamie Kennedy, Barry Newman, Ana-Sofia Mastroianna, Kohl Sudduth, Terence Stamp, Robert Downey Jr, Alejandro Patiño, Alfred De Contreras, Ramiro Fabian, Johnny Sanchez, Claude Brooks

On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger (Steve Martin) concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue (Heather Graham), a has-been diva (Christine Baranski), and a film studio gofer (Jamie Kennedy), he sets out to shoot a blockbuster featuring the biggest star in Hollywood, Kit Ramsey (Eddie Murphy) -- only without letting Ramsey know he's in the picture.