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FSM 109: UPDATE TO MOVIE LIST--8/88(FN 218) DO
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Copyright: Sep. 1988 By Family Services, Zurich, Switzerland


UPDATE TO MOVIE LIST--Compiled by W.S.--8/88

Dear Family,
GBY! WL&PFY! Here is an update of our first Movie List, found in Heavenly Helpers Vol.5. We hope this will be a blessing & a guide in aiding & enabling you to watch good, inspiring, edifying & entertaining movies! We'd like to thank all of you who sent in your opinions & comments on various movies, & thus contributed to this new list. GBY! To have a complete list of all movies previewed & recommended by W.S. to date, consult Heavenly Helpers Vol.5 & this new list.
We'd like to briefly review how to use this listing, as there are a few changes from the list in Heavenly Helpers Vol.5.
The movies are listed alphabetically by title, followed by the main actors & actresses. Then, on the next line, there are two codes which give you the following information:
1. The first code denotes the audience, who the movie's best suited for:
A = Adults Only: Not suitable for teens or children. They should not even be in the room. For example, it would not be best for a toddler to be playing in a corner of the room while the adults are watching "The Border" or "The Mission".
T = Teens: Suitable for teens, age 12 & over. It is very important to remember that not all teens are of the same maturity level, as some 13-year-olds could handle a movie that a particularly sensitive 15-year-old might not be able to. This rating is just a rough guideline, & you will have to preview the movie yourself beforehand & see if it's suitable for your particular teens & children. Pray for the Lord's leading as to what they can benefit from.--Jam.1:5. Please see Hope of the Future #3 for an updated video list of "Good Videos for Teens" (these are the best & most suggested or suitable for teens of all movies with a "T" rating), & FSM 104 for tips on previewing & explaining videos to teens.
OC = Older Children (9-11): The same warning applies here as for the teens.
All = Good for audiences of all ages. There are not too many of them. They will usually interest children.
2. The second code is the rating:
1 = Good movies: Either very good entertainment or with a significant message.
2 = Movies that most viewers considered worthwhile, or at least entertaining, but not necessarily "block-busters"
3 = These films are not recommended & are considered a waste of time.
You will notice that some films have a "+" or a "-" after the rating. This is to help "fine tune" the recommendation. We hope it's a help.--Love, Your Movie Eds


Some Reminders on Choosing & Viewing Movies

Choosing a movie, especially when a large group is going to be spending two hours of their precious time watching it, is a very important job, & should not be taken too lightly. Be sure to take into account who your audience is & what kind of occasion it is.
Before having your entire Home waste their time watching a bad movie, if you are considering a movie which is not on this list, please have someone preview it.
Pray before you say! Avoid the tendency to make disparaging or negative remarks either during or after the movie. It's usually best not to editorialise. Keep comments positive, uplifting & brief. We've found it helpful to have someone act as the "video captain" or monitor. It's often good to discuss it together afterwards, & bring out the lessons & morals in a positive way. It's better to avoid making too many comments about a movie to those who have yet to see it, so that it doesn't prejudice their opinion.
Be sure to pray as a group, both before & after a movie, that the Lord will bless the movie, that you will learn good lessons from it, that you can "choose the good & eschew the evil", & that the Lord will protect you from any bad influences.
In choosing a movie for teens or children, an adult should preview it first, even if it is recommended, & then watch it with them, putting the movie on pause to explain lessons & different events happening, & sometimes fast-forwarding if necessary. Even some of the best movies have bad parts!
Also a reminder to try to avoid having children watch "live" TV, as even though you may have selected a good program, you have no idea what might suddenly come on, & can't "pause" to explain, thus the damage is done before you can stop it!
As always, we realise that this list may be subject to some difference of opinion, as there are "different strokes for different folks", but we hope that it will be a help & guide, & bring you many hours of uplifting video viewing, enjoyment & edification! GBY & give you wisdom in what you watch! WLY! (--Amen! GB&HY!--IJNA!--D.)


ALPHABETICAL LIST OF MOVIES

A

AMAZING GRACE & CHUCK Jamie Lee Curtis, Gregory Peck.
A,T,OC...2+...An American pre-teen gives up little league baseball in order to protest against nuclear weapons. Good lessons on conviction & teamwork. (Also called "The Silent Voice".)

AMERICAN CAESAR Documentary
A,T...1...Excellent documentary series on the life of General Douglas MacArthur. See ML 2201.

AMERICAN FLYERS Kevin Costner, David Grant
A...2+...Interesting drama about bicycle racers. Two estranged brothers get to know & like each other during a grueling 3-day bicycle race. (Has lots of rock music in it.)

AMERICAN GEISHA Pam Dawber
A,T...2...American girl becomes one with Japanese geishas, based on a true story.

AMERICAN IN PARIS, AN Gene Kelley
A...2-...Story of an ugly American's pushy way in France. (This is a change, as in HH5, it's rated A, OC...1.)

AMERIKA Kris Kristofferson
A...3...Fourteen-hour mini-series about Russians taking over America. Interesting in some places, but too long.

AMY & THE ANGEL
A,T,OC...1...A teenage girl who thinks others don't like her learns to see that certain people need & depend on her & wouldn't be what they are without her love for them. Only an hour long.

ANASTASIA Amy Irving, Edward Fox, Rex Harrison
A...1...Two part movie. New version of true story about the woman who claimed to be the daughter of Czar Nicholas of Russia. Quite good.

ANGELS IN GREEN Susan Day
A...3...Marines defend missionaries from rebels on Pacific island. Shallow.

ANNA PAVLOVA
A...2...The life story of a Russian ballerina, her travels around the World. Possibly for some Teens, supervising adult can decide.

ANNE FRANK
A...3...Depressing, pro-Jewish propaganda.

ANNIE Aileen Quinn, Carol Burnett
A,T,OC...2...Colourful musical with sweet message, about orphan girl who transforms the life of a gruff tycoon. Orphanage overseer is vulgar, but it helps our kids appreciate the Family's love & care.

ANOTHER COUNTRY Rupert Everett, Colin Firth
A...3...Speculates on the 1930 private school experiences of Guy Burgess & Donald MacLean who were later found to be spying for the Russians.

AURORA ENCOUNTER Jack Elam, Peter Brown
A...3...Silly, meaningless story of a Martian coming to Earth & visiting.

AUTOMAN Dezi Arnez Jr.
A,T,OC...2...Comical TV series about an Angel who comes in the form of a computerised hologram image. Lots of vice etc., but good always triumphs.

AVIATOR Christopher Reeves, Rosana Arquette
A...2-...The story of how an airplane crash & being stranded in the wilderness helps to mature a spoiled rich girl.


B

BABY BOOM Diane Keaton
A,T...1...Young professional in corporate jungle finds true happiness & fulfilment in a child who has been left to her by relatives who died.

BACK TO THE FUTURE Michael Fox, Marc McClure
A,T...2...Comedy about a teenager who goes back in time.

BEAR ISLAND Vanessa Redgrave, Donald Sutherland, Richard Widmark
A...2...Spy movie about U.S. meteorological team which lands in barren Artic island that once housed a German submarine base & a cache of gold.

BELLS OF ST.MARY Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman
A,T,OC...1...Old movie about lessons of love, faith & teamwork between a parish priest & a nun who runs a parochial school. Uplifting.

BENNY GOODMAN STORY Steve Allen, Donna Reed, Sammy Davis Jr.
A...2...Big band era.

BERLIN TUNNEL 21 Richard Thomas, Jose Ferrer
A...2...Interesting drama about East Germans escaping to West Berlin. Exciting!

BEVERLY HILLS MADAME Faye Dunaway
A...3...Drama about high class hookers. It could have been good, but has a very bad ending.

BIG FIX, THE Richard Dreyfuss
A...3...Comedy about a private detective ex-hippy in California. Not really worth watching.

BIG RED Walter Pidgeon
A...3...Walt Disney drama about adventures of a young boy & his dog. Some deception etc. makes this not really suitable for children.

BIGGLES
A,T...2...Time travels of a man from 1980's to WWI who tries to see what causes it & why.

BILL Mickey Rooney
A...2...Touching story based on a real life account about how retarded man copes with life after 44 years in a mental institution.

BLACK STALLION Mickey Rooney
A,T,OC...2...Drama of a boy who befriends a wild stallion & trains to become a jockey at the races. Be careful of one fire & one snake scene for children.

BLACK HOLE, THE Ernest Borgnine
A...3...U.S. expedition finds long-lost madman in space about to explore a "black hole".

BLIND DATE Bruce Willies
A...2-...Comedy. Willies has blind date with girl who he's warned loses control if she drinks. Foolish but funny.

BODY IN THE LIBRARY
A...2...Agatha Christie whodunnit mystery with Miss Marple.

BORDER, THE Jack Nicholson, Warren Oates
A...2...Intense drama about the corruption of U.S. border guards on Mexican border. Shows the plight of the Mexican wet-backs. Not for the squeamish.

BORDERLINE Charles Bronson
A...2...Thriller about manipulation of Mexican wet-backs on U.S.-Mexican border. Some violence, but shows the plight of Mexican poor.

BOY TAKES GIRL
A...3...Story of Aya who discovers love in a farming cooperative.

BOY WHO COULD FLY, THE
A...2...Teen love story of an autistic boy no one believed could fly. (Possibly for teens, yet unrealistic & dubious.)

BRAZIL, Robert de Niro, Peter Vaughn
A...3...Different look at bleak future society. Full of black comedy.

BREAKFAST CLUB, THE Emilio Esteve; Judd Nelson
A...3...5 teens sit & talk about themselves during day-long school detention.

BRONCO BILLY Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke
A,T...2...Sweet comedy drama about a modern-day circus cowboy & how he helps those around him. Lessons on selfishness, System life & brotherhood.


C

CARIBBEAN MYSTERY Helen Hayes, Maurice Evans
A...2...Agatha Christie mystery taking place in Caribbean resort. Interesting & suspenseful.

CARUSO Mario Lanza
A...2...True-life story of Enrico Caruso & his rise to opera singing.

CHAMPIONS John Hurt, Edward Woodward, Ben Johnson
A...2...Story of a jockey's spectacular comeback after fighting cancer. Lessons on persevering & shticking.

CHARADE Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn
A...2...A comedy-mystery of a man helping a widow find the fortune stashed by her late husband.

CHASE, THE Robert Redford, Marlon Brando
A...3...Story of escapee from prison & how it affects his small home town.

CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD William Hurt
A,T...1...Excellent drama about a teacher of the deaf who falls in love with a deaf girl. Intense, for mature teens.

CHRISTMAS EVE Loretta Young, Trevor Howard
All...1...Touching story of a wealthy older woman who has Don Quixote faith in helping the poor & restoring her family's unity. "Wonderful!"--D.

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
A,T,OC...2...Mini-series about Christopher Columbus. Good, but apparently the last tape might be worth skipping as it gets a little depressing.

CLASS Cliff Robertson.
A...2-...Prep-boy new at school stumbles into affair with an older woman.

COMES A HORSEMAN Jane Fonda
A...2...Story of a rich rancher trying to take over small farms.

COMPETITION, THE Richard Dreyfuss
A...2...Two young pianists, competing for the same prize fall in love.

CONQUEST OF THE EARTH
A,T...2...A Battlestar Gallactica movie.

CONTROL Burt Lancaster
A...2...Interesting drama concerning the usefulness of nuclear bomb shelters.

COUNTERFEIT TRAITOR William Holden
A...2...Older spy movie about an American who pretended to betray his country during World War II. A little slow moving, but interesting. Based on a true story.

COVER GIRL Jeff Conaway, Kathy Sheriff
A...3...Foolish & pointless story about a model's rise to fame & her romance with a young business tycoon. (Musical version of "Cover Girl" with Gene Kelly, an older film, is good.)

CREATOR, THE Peter O'Toole, Mariel Hemingway
A...2...Good comedy love story about a crazy professor who wants to recreate his wife.

CROCODILE DUNDEE Paul Hogan
A,T...2+...Hilarious Australian-made spoof of a crocodile hunter who leads a female American journalist across the outback & then is taken by her to New York.

CROSS MY HEART Martin Short, Annette O'Toole
A..3...Dumb Comedy, not worth watching.

CRY FREEDOM
A...3...About South Africa, from the wrong point of view.


D

D.A.R.Y.L. Mary Beth Hurt, Josef Summer
A,T...2...Story about a robot child, who changes the lives of a childless couple & is sought by the government.

DAMIEN, THE LEPER PRIEST Ken Howard
A,T,OC...1...True story of a dedicated pioneer priest on a leper's island. Very good & not gory.

DANDY IN ASPIC, A Mia Farrow
A...2...Spy movie, a little hard to follow because people keep switching sides.

DARK POWERS Robert Powell
A...2...A man returns to seek justice. This is a modern-day parallel on Rasputin.

DAY TIME ENDED, THE Jim Davis, Dorothy Malone
A...3...About a family living in the desert, who are caught in a time warp. Not recommended.

DEFIANT ONES, THE Tony Curtis, S. Poitier A...1... Excellent drama, character study of two convicts, one white & one black, who escape but are chained together. Excellent lessons on learning to cooperate! A more recent TV movie was made following the same plot.

DON'T CRY, IT'S ONLY THUNDER Dennis Christopher
A...2...Good drama based on the true story about a G.I. who helps orphans in Vietnam during the war.

DREAMHOUSE John Schneider
A,T,OC...2...A simple, persevering young man determines to build his own house in N.Y. slums to win his girl. Insight into city street life, business world & hard knocks. Rough language at times. Happy ending.

DREAMS LOST, DREAMS FOUND
A...2...Love story, with a happy ending.

DREAMSCAPE D. Quaid, Christopher Plummer, Max Von Sydow
A...2...Interesting sci-fi thriller about how dreams can be manipulated. Not for the squeamish. Lessons on overcoming fears.


E

ELEANOR, FIRST LADY OF THE WORLD Jean Stapleton, E.G. Marshall
A...2...Story of Eleanor Roosevelt in the years after FDR's death, her work in the UN.

ELECTRIC DREAMS Lenny Von Dohlen, Virginia Madison, Maxwell Coffield
A...2...A shy architect uses his computer to court his music-loving neighbour, & the computer ends up wanting the girl.

ELECTRIC HORSEMAN, THE Robert Redford, Jane Fonda
A...2...Cute anti-System movie about a has-been cowboy star who steals a twelve- million-dollar show horse & heads for the prairies.

ELENI Kate Nelligan, John Malkovick
A...3...U.S. reporter returns to his Greek homeland to avenge his mother's death during the Greek civil war. Boring & dumpy.

ELMER GANTRY Burt Lancaster
A...3... Antichrist "expos" of evangelists. Not worth watching.

ELVIS Kurt Russell
A,T...2...Life story of Elvis Presley.

EMPIRE OF THE SUN
A..3...Morbid account of a young British boy trapped in Shanghai when the Japanese take it over at the beginning of World War 2.

ESCAPE TO ATHENA Roger Moore, Elliot Gould, Sonny Bono, David Niven
A...2...WW2 POWs planning an escape & art heist at same time.


F

FALL OF EAGLES, THE
A...2...Television series chronicling the lives of the Royal Houses of Europe in the late 19th & early 20th centuries. Some very good, others depressing. Each one hour segment is self-contained.

FALLING IN LOVE Robert de Niro, Meryl Streep
A...3...Bad example of a love affair.

FAME Irene Cara, Lee Curreri
A...3...The dreams, aspirations & failures of students at a performing arts high school. No good.

FAMILY TIES--TV series
A...2...Comedy of American family life. Some are not so good.

FAR COUNTRY Michael York
A,T...1...A Czech doctor hides his wartime Nazi involvement to start a new life in Australia. Sweet love story & good lessons on honesty, humility, sticktuitiveness & fighting for your convictions. Based on novel by Neville Shute.

FARMER'S DAUGHTER, THE Loretta Young
A,T,OC...2...Young, headstrong Swedish girl who fights for Congressional seat against the man she loves. Light comedy. Good lessons on conviction & fighting.

FAST FORWARD Monique Cintron
A,T...2...Teen dance troupe moves to N.Y. City & faces competition, city youth etc.--The Worldly & "punk" life must be explained with wisdom, about flesh & spirit. Good lessons, depending on the teen audience.

FINAL CONFLICT Sam Neill, Lisa Harrow
A...3..."Blasphemous!"--D.

FINDER OF LOST LOVES Tony Franciosa, Deborah Adair
A,T,OC...1...TV series about a millionaire, whose wife has died, who starts a business to help others find the loves they have lost. Relaxing viewing with good lessons.

FIRST BLOOD Sylvester Stallone
A...3...Violent, not edifying. Deceiving in the way it presents violence as good.

FLASHPOINT K.Kristofferson, Treat Williams
A...2...Action-filled thriller as two Texas border officials accidently uncover items that put their lives in danger. Violent in parts.

FLIGHT OF NAVIGATOR
A...3...Supposed to be for children, but dumb sci-fi monsters ruin the movie.

FORD, THE MAN & THE MACHINE
A...3...An AC production. See comment in an upcoming GN!

FOURTH PROTOCOL, THE Michael Caine
A...2+...Frederick Forsythe spy thriller. A super Russian Agent is in Britian on a mission known only to the reactionary KGB chief.

FRIENDS Luis Gilbert, Shawn Berry
A,T,OC...1...Sweet love story about rich delinquent boy & poor French girl who run off to the countryside & start living together & have a baby. Good for teens. (The NIVL version deletes the poor ending done by the System!)

FUTURE WORLD Peter Fonda, Yul Brynner
A...3...Robot duplicates try to take over.


G

GENTLEMAN BANDIT, THE Ralph Waite
A,T...1...An Italian priest is picked up as a kindly stickup artist. A true life tale.

GIANT! Rock Hudson, Liz Taylor, James Dean
A...2...Legendary epic about 2 generations of Texans from farming to oil business.

GIDEON'S TRUMPET Henry Fonda, Jose Ferrer
A,T...1... An older ex-con gets convicted of a small town robbery in the U.S., getting five years because he has no attorney. He fights up to the Supreme Court to change the U.S. legal system. Based on a true story.

GIFT OF LOVE, THE Marie Osmond, Timothy Bottoms
All...2...Story of a poor immigrant & spoiled rich girl who fall in love despite being from different backgrounds, & who learn lessons from the difficulties they face. Interesting twist ending results from their sacrificial love for each other.

GODS MUST BE CRAZY, THE Marius Weyers
A...3...Foolish slapstick comedy set in Africa.

GOTCHA! Anthony Edwards
A...2...Fun & fast-moving story about an 18-year-old college boy who is caught up in espionage in Europe.

GREEN ICE Omar Sharif
A...2...Action, adventure & intrigue involving emeralds in South America.

GROUP MARRIAGE
A...3...Group of young Californians set up a communal living. Somewhat anti-System, but not highly recommended.

GUNG HO Michael Keaton
A...2...Japanese company reopens auto factory in depressed town but doesn't count on culture clash. Extremely lightweight, but entertaining.


H

HALF MOON STREET Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine
A...2-...Interesting spy/thriller. Some violence but okay if not much else to watch.

HANGER 18 Daryll McGaven, Robert Vaugh
A,T...2...Action-packed expos of govern-
ment handling of UFOs. Two astronauts are blamed for the accidental death of their fellow astronauts.

HANOVER STREET Harrison Ford, Christopher Plummer
A...1...Love story, drama, comedy set in Britain in World War II. Very good.

HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON Danny Kaye All...2...Light musical of how Anderson became famous as a children's storyteller. Adapt lessons on daydreaming.

HAREM Omar Sharif
A,T...2...Two part movie. Love & adventure in Turkey at turn of the century. For mature teens.

HARROD EXPERIMENT, THE James Whitmore
A,T...2...A private college allows co-ed living & sex. Lessons on love & jealousy.

HEAVEN'S GATE Kris Kristofferson
A...3...Notorious spectacle is missing one thing, a story.

HEAVENLY KID Lewis Smith, Jason Gedrick
A...2...A teen boy who died in a car crash returns 20 years later to help another teen. Negative for teens.

HELEN KELLER, THE MIRACLE CONTINUES Blythe Danner
A,T,OC...1...Excellent sequel to "The Miracle Worker", dramatizing the life of Hellen Keller as a young adult. It illustrates especially the teacher's dedication & perseverance. Especially interesting for girls.

HELLTOWN Robert Blake, Whitman Mayo
A,T...2...Action-packed TV series about a priest in one of the poorest, roughest sections of town, trying to keep peace with his prayers & his hands! Good lessons, but important to preview first, as some of the episodes should be skipped, as they are quite heavy.

HELP WANTED: KIDS
A...2...Yuppie couple hire kids to play the perfect family in order to keep their new jobs. Comedy.

HENRY II
A...3...Supposed historical account of Henry II. Very badly acted with no message & generally unedifying.

HIDE IN PLAIN SIGHT James Caan
A...2-...Good true life drama about a man struggling to reunite with his family after they are taken away by the U.S. government witness protection program.

HITCHER, THE Rutger Haver
A...3...Horror movie.

HOLCROFT COVENANT Michael Caine
A...2...Interesting conspiracy movie involving neo-Nazis. It really keeps you guessing.

HOOSIERS (Best Shot) Gene Hackman
A,T,OC...1...A small-town high school basketball coach leads team to victory through teamwork. Very good. True story.

HOTEL NEW HAMPSHIRE Jeff Bridges, Natassja Kinski
A...3...Story of unconventional family & their exploits.

HOTEL--(MOVIE) Rod Taylor
A...1...Interesting behind-the-scenes glimpse at an upperclass New Orleans hotel.

HOTEL--(TV SERIES) James Brolin
A...2...Interesting weekly series about the adventures involved in running a high-class hotel & how it operates.

HOUSECALLS Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson
A...2...Cute comedy love story about a doctor & one of his patients.

HOW TO TEACH YOUR BABY TO READ Glen Doman & Better Baby Institute
All...1...Excellent instructional how-to of the newly revised & successful method of teaching reading. Great for teachers & teen teachers. See FSM #17 for summary of this video.


I

I FEEL COKE, I LIKE COKE
A...3...Silly story of young American manager of Coca Cola who goes to Australia to see why sales are not higher.

ICE CASTLES Donald Wrye, Colleen Dewhearst
A,T...1...The iceskating career of an Iowa farm girl is interrupted when she is blinded, & story of how she fights back. Lots of cursing, but good lessons on love & shticking.

IMAGE MAKER, THE Michael Nouri
A...2...Interesting thriller about the power of the media. See also GN 265, pg.2, for Dad's comment & for more information & comments.

IN LOVE WITH A PERFECT STRANGER
A,T....2+...Nice love story, good ending.

IN SEARCH OF: HISTORICAL JESUS
A,T,OC...1...Interesting documentary on the proofs of the Shroud of Turin, with Bible dramatisation.

INNER SPACE Dennis Quard, Martin Short
A,T...2...Comedy, action, spy movie. About a miniturisation chip. Kind of like "Fantastic Voyage". A man is miniaturised & injected into another man & the bad guys try to get him out.

INNOCENTS, THE Deborah Kerr
A...3...Thriller. Bad!

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Robert Vaughn, Bill Bixby
A,T...2...Interesting character study of airport manager who deals with a bomb threat & also helps people with personal problems.

INVITATION TO HELL
A...3...Horror movie with message at end. Not worth going through to get message. NOT for teens!


J

J. EDGAR HOOVER Treat Williams
A...2...Interesting account of the life of FBI founder & head. For more information on Hoover, see ML 162.

JACK & THE BEANSTALK Gene Kelly
All...2...Musical fairy tale with child actor, partly animated. For the young ones, about 3-5 years old, fast through the cartoon scenes of the giant. Good music & dancing.

JAMES BOND MOVIES:
A...2..."Just good for entertainment. Always lots of pretty girls, clever gadgets & spy intrigue. Some are a little silly."--D.

JOURNEY OF NATTY GANN Ray Wise
A,T...1...Terrific story of a girl's journey to find her father. Good for teens.

JUST BETWEEN FRIENDS Mary Tyler Moore, Christine Lahti, Sam Waterston
A,T...2+...Sweet love story about two women who become friends, only to find out that the husband of one is the lover of the other. Good lessons on honesty & loyalty. Sweet story with good ending.


K

KANE & ABLE Peter Strauss, Sam Neil
A...2...Mini-series portraying two rival families in America. Good character studies & lessons.

KARATE KID Ralph Macchio, Martin Kore
A...3...Bad, glorifies violence & the ugly American spirit.

KARATE KID II
A...3...Continuing story of Karate Kid I, but with more karate.

KAVIK THE WOLF DOG Ronnie Cox, John Ireland
All...2...Good story for children about a brave sled dog who travels back to the boy he loves when a ruthless & wealthy man transports him from Alaska to Seattle.

KENT STATE J.Fleiss, C.Lang
A,T...2...Interesting low budget movie that recaptures events surrounding the shooting of students at Kent State University in 1970.

KEY TO REBECCA Cliff Robertson
A...2...Two part movie, spies & intrigue in Egypt, during WW2.

KGB, THE SECRET WAR
A...2...True story of the defection of a KGB spy & how he helps turn in his entire spy ring in America. A bit trite & violent in parts.

KIDNAPPED Michael Caine, Trevor Howard
A,T...2...Film of Robert Louis Stevenson novel. Young David Balfour's scheming uncle has him kidnapped & shipped off as a slave. Shipwrecked on the Scottish coast, he escapes.

KILLING OF RANDY WEBSTER Hal Holbrook
A...2...True story of a father investigating his son's slaying by Houston police.

KIM Peter O'Toole
A...2...Entertaining dramatisation of the classic adventure novel by Rudyard Kipling, set in 19th century India. It has a fair bit about Eastern religions which might make this unsuitable for older children. Good adventure.

KING DAVID Richard Gere
A...3...Account of the Biblical King David. Not really worth watching.

KISS ME GOODBYE Sally Fields, James Caan
A...2...Humourous story about ghost named Jolly who comes back when his wife is about to remarry.


L

LA BAMBA Lour Dramend Phillips, Rosanna DeSoto
A...3...Depressing.

LADY JANE John Wood
A.T....1...Historical drama of teenager who was Queen of England for 9 days. Good example of teen dedication. "A story of strong youthful faith!"--D.

LAST DAYS OF PATTON George C. Scott
A...2...Interesting sequel to "Patton". However, the last hour or so after his accident is depressing & should be missed.

LAST EMPEROR, THE John Lone, Peter O'Toole
A...2...True story of the last emperor of China set in the first half of the 20th century. Very interesting, but had a depressing effect on some. Pro-communist slant.

LATINO
A...2...Shows CIA involvement in Contra movement & Central American affairs. Bloody movie, insight to CIA.

LEGAL EAGLES Robert Redford, Debra Winger, Daryl Hannah
A...2...Hotshot D.A. Redford gets involved with woman lawyer Winger in a case revolving around a dead artist, missing art & the artist's weird daughter.

LINE SHALL GO THROUGH, THE Martin Sheen
A...3...Terrible.

LION IN WINTER Peter O'Toole, Katherine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins
A...3...Story of King Henry II deliberating over a successor. A little boring

LISTEN TO YOUR HEART Kate Jackson, George Coe
A...2...Love story in Chicago between two co-workers. Light & relaxing.

LITTLEST REBEL, THE Shirley Temple
All...2+...Story of a little girl whose father was a leader in the Confederate Army. He was trying to escape from Union troops & she helped her father by winning the hearts of her captors. Very exciting & touching, & good lessons on winning others with love.

LOCAL HERO, A Burt Lancaster
A...2...Comedy about an oil refinery representative who goes to Scotland to buy villages but changes his values when sees the country.

LONG WAY HOME, A Timothy Hutton, Brenda Viccaro
A...2...A slow moving but interesting story of the search for his younger brother & sister by a boy who was abandoned & then adopted. Interesting character study & good lessons on consideration & putting yourself in the other person's shoes.

LOST IN AMERICA Albert Brooks
A...2...Comedy. Advertising executive in his early 30's "forsakes all" to look for America. A humourous spoof on the System.

LOVE IS NEVER SILENT Mare Winningham
A,T...1...Moving, but intense drama of a daughter who cares for her deaf & dumb parents as she grows up.

LOVE & PAIN & THE WHOLE DAMN THING Timothy Bottoms, Maggie Smith
A...1-...A shy, introverted American teen is forced by his parents to join a bicycle tour of Spain. There he meets an equally shy English spinster. Love, humour & drama follow.


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MADE IN HEAVEN Timothy Hutton
A,T...2...Mikey dies & in Heaven falls in love. However, his love has to go to Earth as a new baby. Insight into life in Heaven, but take with a grain of salt.

MAID TO ORDER Beverly D'Angelo
A,T...2...Comedy. The father of a rich teen terror girl wishes she had never been born, so she loses her privileged place. Forced to work as a maid for zany entertainers, she learns lots of lessons. Funny, not real deep, but good lessons.

MAN WHO COULD WORK MIRACLES Ralph Richardson
A...3...A British store clerk is endowed with power to do anything he wants. Not worth time it takes to watch.

MAN WHO LOVED WOMEN, THE Burt Reynolds, Julie Andrews
A...3...Foolish & pointless comedy about a modern-day Don Juan.

MAN, WOMAN & CHILD Martin Sheen
A...2...Interesting drama about the reuniting of a U.S. college professor & his child, the result of a one night stand many years ago. Interesting lessons.

MANHATTAN PROJECT, THE John Lithgow, Christopher Collet, Cynthia Nixon
A...2...Story of a high school student who makes an atomic bomb & holds the System at bay. Interesting, anti-System, good ending.

MARIA'S LOVERS Nastassia Kinski, Robert Mitchum
A...3...Soldier returns from WW2 to find his woman is no longer the simple girl he left behind.

MARIE Sissy Spacek
A,T...1...True story of a Tennessee state official's fight against corruption in government. Good "fighter" movie.

MARVA COLLINS STORY, THE Cicely Tyson
A,T,OC...1...Good true life story about a disillusioned Negro school teacher who pioneers with problem students a sample school with best results! Good for teachers! Good sample of fighting the System.

MASS APPEAL Jack Lemmon, Charles Durning
A...2...Drama about idealistic seminary student who challenges the preaching methods of the beloved Rector.

MASTERS OF THE GAME Dyan Cannon
A...3...Mini-series chronicling life of a powerful South African Family, their feuds etc.

MATA HARI Sylvia Kristel
A...3...Soft-porn dramatisation about the famous spy. Not really worth watching.

MICKEY & MAUDE Dudley Moore, Amy Irving
A...3...Foolish Comedy.

MIRACLE, THE
All...2...Lassie, the collie dog, has puppies that are mistakenly suspected as being killer wild-dogs. Deaf boy befriends & helps them. Other "Lassie" adventures taken from the long-time TV series could be available by different movie titles.

MIRACLE OF THE HEART Art Carney
A,T,OC...1...Moving drama of a teen terror's change through love & discipline at Boystown Reformatory. Good lessons for teens.

MISCHIEF Doug McKeon, Chris Nash
A...2...Account of a high school senior's quest for his first "conquest in love". Some swearing & foolishness. Not for teens.

MISSION, THE Robert de Niro, Jeremy Irons
A...2...True drama of how Jesuit priests evangelise Brazilian Indians in 1700's, then protect them from System. Intense battle scenes at the end. Possible parallels to today's liberation theology. Interesting comments about Jesuits in "Decentralisation" (ML 122).

MONEY PIT, THE Tom Hanks, Alexander Godonov, Maureen Stapleton
A...3...Young couple's slapstick misadventure trying to repair a lemon of a house.

MOSQUITO COAST Harrison Ford, Phoenix River, Helen Mirren
A...3...Anti-cults, A.C. slam.

MOUNTBATTEN, THE LAST VICEROY Nicol Williamson
A,T...1...Mini-series about Lord Louis Mountbatten, who presided over India's independence in 1946. Excellent history of independence period in modern-day India. Best for older teens. Some very gory parts.

MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN Gary Cooper
A,T...1-...Likeable country poet inherits his uncle's millions & moves to town. Anti-System message.

MR. MOM Michael Keaton
A...2...Story of a husband who loses his job & wife takes on a job to support family, & he has to take care of the house & children. Funny.

MURDER BY ILLUSION (also known as F/X) Bryan Brown
A...3...Comedy drama about a special effects man who becomes involved in political intrigue. Lots of violence makes this unsuitable.

MURDER WITH MIRRORS Helen Hayes
A...2...Another interesting Agatha Christie murder mystery.

MURPHY'S ROMANCE Sally Fields & James Garner
A...2...Sweet love story in a Southwest U.S. small town. A mother & her son move to a small town to set up a horse farm, & romance follows.

MUSSOLINI George C. Scott
A,T...1...Six hour mini-series about the Italian dictator. Well worth watching. Be sure to get the movie with George Scott in it, as there is another series on Mussolini. Best for mature teens.

MY SECRET LIFE WITH GOLDIE HAWN Goldie Hawn
A...3...Typical Goldie Hawn slapstick comedy.

MY MOTHER'S SECRET LIFE Loni Anderson
A,T...2...Teen girl visits her working mother & discovers she's a prostitute. A look into professional ES'ing. Needs explaining for teens.

MYSTERIOUS ISLAND
All...1...Cartoon adaptation of Jules Verne novel. Story of young boy who goes back in time to influence a wrong decision. Interesting & edifying.


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NADINE Jeff Bridges
A...3...Foolish Comedy set in Texas in 1950's.

NATURAL, THE Robert Redford
A,T...2...A boy from a rural area is on his way to big league baseball when he is almost killed, & the story is of his comeback years later & his battles with his past being exposed. Good character lessons.

NEVER ON A SUNDAY Melina Mercouri
A...2...Intellectual tries to make earthy prostitute cultured.

NEWS AT ELEVEN Martin Sheen
A,T...1...Good drama showing the power of the media in today's society.

NIAGARA Marilyn Monroe
A...2...Murder tale of honeymoon couple. The wife planning to kill husband. Interesting mystery.

NO SMALL AFFAIR
A.T...2...Cute, sweet, teen love, but raw language, 2-&-1/2 hours.
(This is a change, as in HH5, it's rated A...3)

NO WAY OUT Gene Hackman
A...2+...Action-packed espionage thriller that takes place at the Pentagon. Exposes the behind-the-scenes life of top U.S. officials & the power struggle within the government.


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ON WINGS OF EAGLES Burt Lancaster
A,T...1...True story of American businessman escaping from Iran after the Shah fled. Exciting & interesting lessons on security--what not to do! The condensed version, "Escape from Iran", is not worth seeing. Needs a lot of explaining for teens.

ONCE UPON A SPY Christopher Lee
A...3...Reluctant computer genius is lured into spydom.

ONE COOKS, THE OTHER DOESN'T Joe Bologna, Suzanne Pleshette
A...2...Comical story of a man who shares his living quarters for economic reasons with his young bride, his ex-wife & his teenage son.

ORDEAL BY INNOCENCE Donald Sutherland, Faye Dunaway
A...3...Agatha Christie movie, not as good as her others.

ORION'S BELT Helge Jordal, Kjesti Holmen
A...3...Shallow Norwegian spy thriller.

OUT OF AFRICA Meryl Streep, Robert Redford
A...2...Based on life of Karen Blixen, who married for convenience & moved to Africa. Fell in love with British adventurer. Film's only fault is over-length.

OUT ON A LIMB Shirley MacClaine
A...3...Shirley MacClaine's life story, but not really worth watching.


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PAPER CHASE Timothy Bottoms, Lindsey Wagner
A...2...Expos of senseless competition & pressure at Harvard Law School. Interesting.

PARALLEL CORPS
A...3...Very bad ending.

PARENT TRAP, THE Hayley Mills, Brian Keith
A,T,OC...2...14-year-old identical twins meet at summer camp & decide to switch roles to get their parents back together. Lots of pranks & System behaviour, but fun & good lessons. Possibly suitable to ages six & over if pranks are fast-forwarded.

PASSAGE TO INDIA Alec Guinness, Peggy Ashcroft
A...2...Well-acted, interesting drama set in India in the 1920s. Good insight into Indian life. Somewhat long & drawn out. Look for Jeremiah Singer in one of the opening scenes!

PASSION & THE PRIDE, THE Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren
A...2...Interesting romantic fiction of Spain during the Napoleonic wars.

PASSION FLOWER Bruce Boxlietner
A...2...Love & intrigue in Singapore among the rich.

PATRICIA NEAL STORY, THE Glenda Jackson, Dirk Bogard
A,T...2...The interesting account of actress Patricia Neal's astonishing recovery from three strokes. Good lessons on fighting & positiveness.

PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED Kathleen Turner
A,T...2...Good cute sci-fi about a married woman who goes back in time to try to change her life.

PERRY MASON: CASE OF THE MURDERED MADAM Raymond Burr
A...2...A Perry Mason TV movie.

PERRY MASON: CASE OF THE SCANDALOUS SCOUNDREL Raymond Burr
A...2...A Perry Mason TV movie.

PERRY MASON RETURNS Raymond Burr
A...2...Perry Mason returns to the present day in a murder mystery along the lines of the classic TV series. A number of these "sequels" have been made, most of which seem to be interesting mystery movies.

PETER IBBETSON Gary Cooper, Ann Harding
A...3...Old-timey movie of a love story between Peter, who is in jail, but continues to see his sweetheart in his dreams. Not worth watching.

PETER THE GREAT Omar Sharif, Jan Niklas, Vanessa Redgrave
A,T...1...Four part mini-series about Peter the Great of Russia. A little gory in parts, but good history. Needs explaining. Just first two parts of series are good for teens.

PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
A...2...Animated cartoon of novel. Gives you the impression that you have to work your way to Heaven.

PLACE OF ONE'S OWN, A James Mason
A...2...Older drama about a family that moves into a haunted house. Interesting & a good ending.

POPE JOHN PAUL II Albert Finney
A,T...2...Interesting dramatisation of the Pope's life.

POWER Richard Gere, Julie Christie
A...2... Interesting movie about a media consultant who finds himself disgusted with his politician client & how he manipulates politics etc.

POWER PLAY Peter O'Toole
A...2-...Account of a coup taking place in a European country.

PRIME RISK Keenan Wynn, Toni Hudson
A...2...Comedy about two teenagers who try to rip-off bank computers & stumble across an international terrorist scheme to destroy the U.S. monetary system.

PRIVATE LESSONS Sylvia Kristel, Eric Brown
A...2...Cute sex comedy. Teen's love affair with his housekeeper is at behest of her boy-friend.

PROJECT X Matthew Broderick, Helen Hunt
A...2...Young military man assigned to secret project to train chimps to fly. Befriends monkeys against military establishment.


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RADIOACTIVE DREAMS John Stockwell, George Kennedy
A...3...Post-apocalypse teen comedy. Foolish.

RAG PICKER, THE
A,T...2...Very low cost movie but with a very sweet message of how a Mexican wetback girl starts working in a garbage dump under terrible circumstances but finds a way out.

RAISING THE TITANIC David Selby, Alec Guinness
A...2...Fictional account of search for & raising of the Titanic.

RAMBO: (The whole series) Sylvester Stallone
A...3...Violent. Not recommended.

RANDOM HARVEST Mervyn LeRoy, Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Susan Peters
A...2...Colman is left an amnesiac after WWI & saved from life in a mental institution by Garson. Possibly for some Teens, supervising adult can decide.

RAVAGERS Richard Harris, Ernest Borgnine, Art Carney
A...2-...Story of one man's quest for hope after atomic war. Some gory scenes & a bit of violence, but has a promising ending.

REAR WINDOW Raymond Burr, Grace Kelly, James Stewart
A...2-...Alfred Hitchcock story of a man who thinks he sees a murder through his apartment window & tries to solve it.

REBECCA Lawrence Olivier, Joan Fontaine
A...2...Alfred Hitchcock's 1st American movie. Girl marries British noble man, but lives in life/shadow of former wife.

REILLY, ACE OF SPIES Sam Neil
A...1...Very good 12-hour spy series about a true life British secret agent who was a pioneer of modern spy techniques in various assignments in the extreme Orient, Russia & England prior to & after WWI. Interesting insight into the workings of Russia & the post-revolutionary period. Good lessons on security & dedication.

RETURN OF PINK PANTHER Peter Sellers
3...Inspector Clouseau tracks down the Phantom.

RICH & FAMOUS Candice Bergen, Jacqueline Bisset
A...3...Melodrama about the complex subject of female friendship, & success & sexuality.

RIGHT OF WAY Bettie Davis, Jimmy Stewart
A...3...Story of an old couple who decide to die together when Davis is diagnosed as terminally ill. A senseless movie, not worth watching.

RIGHT STUFF, THE Sam Shephard, Scott Glenn
A,T...2...Story of U.S. Space Program. Interesting.

ROOM WITH A VIEW Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliot
A...2...Hilarious expos of English upper-class hypocrisy & morals at the turn of the 20th century. Good lessons on honesty.

ROSE, THE Bette Midler, Alan Bates
A...2...Dramatic movie about Janice Joplin type singer. Some deeply moving moments.

ROUGH CUT Burt Reynolds, David Niven
A...2...High class jewel thief falls in love with beautiful woman who's been set up to snag him for Scotland Yard.

RUNAWAY TRAIN Eric Roberts, Rebecca Demornay
A...3...Violent & pointless film about a prison breakout.


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SAM'S SON Michael Landon
A,T,OC...1...True story about Michael Landon growing up.

SAME TIME NEXT YEAR Allan Alda, Ellen Burstyn
A,T...1...Very good comedy, love story about two people, each of them married to someone else, who get together to share one night each year for twenty years.

SAMSON & DELILAH Max Von Sydow
A...3...Modern version. Unscriptural, with Delilah as heroine.

SATURN Kirk Douglas, Farrah Fawcett
A...3...Flashy but empty outer space movie.

SAVING GRACE Tom Conti, Fernando Rey
A,T...2...The Pope escapes the Vatican & finds himself in a small Italian village where he gets back to helping people on a one-to-one basis. Only a few people know who he really is. Some violence & bad language.

SCANNERS Jennifer O'Neil
A...1...Interesting sci-fi about a group of social misfits who receive telepathic powers. Not for the squeamish! (D: Has real AC World Government, Tribulation significance.)

SCHOOL DAYS
A...3...Vulgar & insipid account of girls' reformatory. Soft-porn

SCOUT'S HONOUR Gary Coleman, Kathrine Helmond
A...2...Cute negro orphan wins his scout mother's hardened heart with his helpful, cheerful attitude. Lots of bratty kids, too, so preview & explain.

SECRET GARDEN, THE Gennie James
A,T...1...English classic in which a spoiled, bratty rich orphan girl is sent to a gloomy manor filled with mysterious sounds & secrets. Finding a hidden garden, her life begins to change. Some spooky parts, with very happy ending. Beautiful lessons on love, unselfishness, perseverance & faith.

SECRET OF MY SUCCESS, THE Michael J. Fox, Richard Jordan
A...2...Enterprising young man from Kansas tries to make it big in New York in record time. Light & relaxing.

SEMI-TOUGH Burt Reynolds
A...3..."A Jewish blast at Christianity!"--D. Anti-cult propaganda.

SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN Jennifer Connelly, Byron Thames
A...3...About young high schoolers growing up. No message.

SEVEN YEAR ITCH Marilyn Monroe
A...3

SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS Jane Powell, Howard Keel
A,T...2+... Musical tells how seven brothers, after learning lessons of love & consideration, win their brides. Country music with lots of dancing.

SEVEN ALONE Dewey Martin, Aldo Rey
A,T,OC...1...Crisis-filled journey of six younger brothers & sisters led by a 13-year-old boy across the wilds of the U.S. in 1840's after parents die.

SHOOT THE MOON Albert Finney, Dianne Keaton
A...2...Drama about a marriage that breaks up & its effects on the children, the husband's relationship with his mistress & his wife's liasion with her new lover.

SHOOTING PARTY James Mason, John Gielgud
A...3...Slow-moving drama about a hunting party shooting birds. Takes place in pre-World War I England, at the beginning of the realisation of the class struggle.

SHORT CIRCUIT Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg
A,T,OC....1...Funny comedy about a robot which gets short circuited & begins to operate on its own.

SILENT RUNNING Douglas Trumbell
A...3...Space-age ecology tale of botonist's fight on space station to keep Earth's final vegetation samples from being destroyed.

SKYWARD Bette Davis
A,T,OC...2...Crippled teen girl confined to wheelchair learns to fly a plane. Lessons in perseverance & overcoming.

SOLDIER'S STORY Howard Rollins
A...2...About a murder of a Black officer at a military camp in the South in 1940s. Look into racism in those days.

SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson
A,T....2+...Teen love story. Two girls fall for same boy.

SOMETHING FOR JOEY Marc Singer, Jel Lynas
A,T,OC...1...True story about Heisman trophy winner, John Cappelletti, & his younger brother, Joey, stricken with leukemia. Sensitive tear-jerker.

SOPHIA LOREN--HER OWN STORY Sophia Loren
A,T...2...Interesting biography about the movie actress, in which she plays herself.

SOUL MAN C.T.Howell, Arye Gross
A...2...Comedy about a white student who disguises himself as a Negro to get a scholarship. Good lessons on being honest.

SPACE CAMP Kate Capshaw, Tom Skerritt
A,T,OC...1...Exciting movie about teens who learn to pilot a space shuttle. Good lessons on teamwork, unity & obedience.

SPELL, THE Lee Grant, Susan Meyers.
A...3...Occult thriller. Bad!

SPENCER'S MOUNTAIN Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara
A,T....2+...Poor Wyoming family struggles to put their son in college.

SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty
A,T...2...Intense story of romance of teen couple in Depression days, ended by their parents. Shows System teens' trials, frustrations & social life. Needs careful explaining for teens. For mature older teens.

SPY IN THE GREEN HAT, THE Robert Vaughn, David McCallum
A...3...Unrealistic spy story.

STAR FLIGHT Lee Majors
A...3...The latest airplane disaster movie, only this time they are stranded in space. Not really worth watching.

STAR TREK IV--THE VOYAGE HOME Leonard Nimoy
A,T...2...Entertaining continuation of "Star Trek" series involving time travel.

STARMAN, THE RETURN OF Robert Hays, C.B. Barnes
All...1...Sequel to the movie "Starman". Starman returns 14 years later to find his teenage son. Good morals, enjoyable. Pilot for a TV series. (TV series is good viewing also.)

STRATTON STORY James Stewart
A,T,OC...1...Based on true story of a professional baseball player, Monty Stratton, who learns to overcome a handicap. Light, enjoyable.

STRAWBERRY STATEMENT Kim Darby, Burt Cort
A...2...Old bottle hippy film from early 70's about university riots. Explains the hippy movement in America & what they were fighting against. Exposes a lot of U.S. hypocrisy. Good for explaining about youth movement.

STREET TO DIE, A
A...2...True story of an Australian Vietnam Veteran's fight to get disability from the government because of his exposure to Agent Orange.

STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Treat Williams, Ann Margaret
A...3...Takes place in backstreets of New Orleans. Full of screaming & fights.

SURE THING, A
A...3...Senseless story of college student looking for his first romantic adventure.

SWEET DREAMS Jessica Lange
A...3...Story of American country singer Patsy Cline. Lots of foul language & generally depressing.

SWIM, BABY, SWIM Esther Williams
All...1...Educational, instructional film on teaching babies & children to swim.

SYLVESTER Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert
A,T...2...Exciting story of a determined, tough, cowgirl teenager who trains her horse to ride in competition. Lots of cursing, but good lessons


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TARGET Gene Hackman, Matt Dillion, Gale Hunnicut
A...2...Former CIA agent's past is uncovered as he & his estranged son learn how to work together to find his wife who is kidnapped on a trip to Europe. Lots of action, good ending.

TEN LITTLE INDIANS Oliver Reed, Elke Sommer
A...2-...1970's adaptation of Agatha Christy's mystery. Ten people are lured to an eery hotel in the Iranian desert where justice is to be meted out to each of them. Low-budget, not so good.

THAT WAS NOW, THIS IS THEN Emilio Esteves, Greg Sheffer
A...3...Story of teens faced with taking drugs. Somewhat pointless, with bad ending.

THIRD MAN ON THE MOUNTAIN James MacArthur
All...1...Good older Walt Disney movie. Good lessons a teen "mountain man" learns on submission & sacrifice. Good for all ages, but needs explaining for children.

THIRTY-NINE STEPS Robert Powell, David Warner
A,T...1...A good high-suspense spy movie set in Britain just before WW1. Remake of classic 1935 Hitchcock thriller.

THREE FOR THE ROAD Charlie Sheen
A...2...Comedy about a teen terror.

TIME BANDITS Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall
A...3...Six dwarfs assisted by the Supreme Being escort young schoolboy through time.

TIME FLYER
A,T...2...Young boy visits the past & meets his grandfather, a famous aviator.

TIME EXPRESS, THE Vincent Price, Coral Browne
A,T,OC...2...TV series about a train that picks up people in the present & can take them back in time to make things right in their life, before returning with good lessons learned. Tickets sent out by the "Head of the Line"--God! Only one episode has been seen, so preview.

TOP GUN Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis
A...2...Young naval pilot trains to be a crack fighter pilot at the Navy's fighter weapons school. Good lessons on teamwork & perseverance.

TREASURE OF THE SNOW
A,T,OC...1...Good lessons on the bad fruits of some children's unforgiving, hateful attitudes & selfishness. Some bad behaviour, but beautiful Swiss scenery & good lessons.

TRON Jeff Bridges
A,T...2...Interesting, but intense adventure of entering inside the world of computerised video games.

TURK 182 Timothy Hutton, Robert Ulrich, Robert Culp, Stephen Keats
A,T....2...Young New Yorker turns into super graffiti artist to protest NYC lack of support for his brother, an injured fireman.

TWENTY YEARS AGO TODAY Documentary
A,T...2...About the influence of the Beatles on music & culture of the 60's & 70's. Interesting.


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ULTIMATE IMPOSTOR! Keith Andes, Erin Gray
A...3...Computer-age secret agent using latest gadgetry sets out to help Russian submarine commander defect.

ULTIMATE TRIP
All...1...Family History! A U.S. TV documentary of our early days & Colonies! (On video circuit)

UNCONQUERED Boris Karloff, Gary Cooper
A...2...1947 movie about Colonists & Indians. Interesting movie about history & seeing how people used to live. Good lesson: Don't give up! Possibly for some teens, supervising adult can decide.

UNDER SEIGE Peter Strauss
A...1...Good political thriller about terrorists operating in the U.S. Violent in parts, but worth watching.


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WALL STREET Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen
A...2...Expos of corrupt insider trading on New York Stock Exchange.

WASHINGTON AFFAIR, THE Tom Selleck, Barry Sullivan
A...2...Big businessman tries to blackmail a federal agent to gain a government contract. The agent's lover turns out to be the businessman's wife.

WAY WE WERE, THE Robert Redford, Barbara Streisand
A...3...Depressing, slow.

WESTERN WORLD (Same as Future World)
A...3...

WHERE DID I COME FROM? Cartoon, by Consolidated Productions
All...2...Half-hour educational cartoon explaining old wives' tales & the naked truth of how babies are made. Good for all.

WHITE NIGHTS Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines
A...2...A Russian ballet star defects & by accident finds himself back in the U.S.S.R. where he is kept hostage.

WILDCATS Goldie Hawn
A...2-...Goldie Hawn comedy where she becomes the coach of an American highschool football team full of juvenile delinquents.

WILDERNESS FAMILY, THE--PART 2 Robert Logan, Susan Damante
A,T,OC...2...Sequel to "Adventures of the Wilderness Family".

WINDMILL OF THE GODS Jaclyn Smith, Robert Wagner
A...2...An international conspiracy draws Smith into its web as she is appointed U.S. ambassador to Romania.

WINDS OF WAR Robert Mitchum
A...3...Lengthy mini-series about the origins of WW2. Pro-Jewish--not worth watching.

WITNESS, THE Harrison Ford
A...2...Modern-day police thriller set amongst the Amish of Pennsylvania. Violent in parts, but quite interesting. Portrayal of Amish, love story, too.

WOMAN OF SUBSTANCE Deborah Kerr, Jenny Seagrove
A...2+...Four-hour series about the rise from servitude to riches of an English woman. Although her motives aren't always right, there are many lessons to be learnt on fight, determination & hard work.

WRONG IS RIGHT Sean Connery, Katherine Ross
A...1...Interesting comical expos of the public's perverted appetite for violence as exposed by a globe-trotting news superstar.

WRONG MAN Henry Fonda
A...2...True story of a man convicted wrongly of a robbery. An Alfred Hitchcock movie.


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YOU RUINED MY LIFE Soleil Moonfrye
A...3...Story of a school teacher who to pay back a debt has to take care of a spoiled rich child & ends up winning her heart & teaches her.

YOUNG AGAIN Robert Ulrich
A,T...2...Single businessman gets a second chance to relive his teen years. Love story & expos on System social life.

YURI NOSENKO, KGB Tommy Lee Jones
A...1...True story of a Soviet spy who defected to U.S. Very interesting.


RE-CLASSIFICATION OF HH5 VIDEOS FOR TEENS!--Explanation of Teen Video Lists!

The following videos were listed in HH5 before we had special rating for teen viewing. We are now giving the following movies a "T" classification, as OK for teens 12 & over, provided they are first previewed by an adult, prayed over to be sure they are suitable & not too strong for the teens who will be watching them & then fully explained to the teens while being viewed.
But the videos which are most recommended for teens as having good teen lessons & more generally suited & edifying for them are included in the list "Good Videos for Teens" in Hope Mag #3, coming soon! So the list below as well as the movies classified as "T" in this mag are OK for teens, but those on the teen list pubbed in the Hope are best for them, if available!

ADVENTURES OF NELLY BLY
AFRICAN QUEEN
AMAZING HOWARD HUGHES
BACKSTAIRS AT THE WHITE HOUSE
BECKET
BIBLE, THE
BILITIS
CAPRICORN I
COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, THE
COUNTDOWN TO LOOKING GLASS
DAY THE BUBBLE BURST, THE
DAY THE LOVING STOPPED, THE
DR. ZHIVAGO
EDWARD & MRS. SIMPSON
EGYPTIAN, THE
FAHRENHEIT 451
FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
FANTASTIC VOYAGE
FAR PAVILLIONS
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
FIFTY-FIVE DAYS AT PEKING
FINAL COUNTDOWN
FOUR FEATHERS
GIRL FROM PETROVKA
GLEN MILLER STORY
GONE WITH THE WIND
GOOD EARTH, THE
HEAVEN KNOWS, MRS. ALLISON
HIDING PLACE, THE
IRMA LA DOUCE
JOURNEY, THE
LADY OF THE HOUSE
LIFE STORY OF SOPHIA LOREN, THE
LILIES OF THE FIELD
LITTLE BOY LOST
LOVE IS FOREVER
LOVE LEADS THE WAY
MAN FOR ALL SEASONS
NICOLAS & ALEXANDRA
PATTON
PHILADELPHIA EXPERIMENT, THE
PIMPERNEL SMITH
PORTRAIT OF A REBEL
PORTRAITS OF POWER
QUESTOR TAPES
ROMEO & JULIET
TAMARIND SEED
TENDER MERCIES
THIRTY-NINE STEPS
USERS, THE

Note: This movie is re-classified "ALL" instead of "A".
MR. KRUGER'S CHRISTMAS


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