Tag: John G. Avildsen

Save the Tiger (1973) 6.9

Save the Tiger (1973)

Storyline:The film depicts a day and a half in Harry Stoner's life. Harry is down on his luck, and trapped in his own indulgences. He daydreams about his youth, trying to escape from the fact that business is rotten a...

Happy New Year (1987) 5.8

Happy New Year (1987)

Storyline:Small time crooksters Nick (Peter Falk) and Charlie (Charles Durning) have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using a variety of disguises and posing as rich old men and women they begin t...

Inferno (1999) 5.2

Inferno (1999)

Storyline:Eddie Lomax (Van Damme) is a vetern soldier sick of life, wandering the desert looking for a reason to die. An incident with a few thugs from the nearby town who steal Eddies motorbike and beat him almost to...

The Karate Kid Part III (1989) 5.2

The Karate Kid Part III (1989)

Storyline:John Kreese, his life in tatters after his karate school was defeated by Daniel and Miyagi, visits Terry Silver, a Vietnam War comrade. Terry is a ruthless businessman and martial arts expert, and he vows to...

For Keeps? (1988) 6

For Keeps? (1988)

Storyline:Darcy, editor at her high school paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and,...

Lean on Me (1989) 7.4

Lean on Me (1989)

Storyline:An arrogant and unorthodox teacher returns as principal to the idyllic high school from which he had earlier been fired to find it a den of drug abuse, gang violence, and urban despair. Eventually he is succ...

The Karate Kid Part II (1986) 6

The Karate Kid Part II (1986)

Storyline:Picks up where the first movie (Karate Kid) leaves off. Mr. Miyagi and Daniel take a trip to Okinawa to visit Mr Miyagi's dying father. After arriving Mr Miyagi finds he still has feelings for an old love. T...

The Real Miyagi (2015) 7.1

The Real Miyagi (2015)

Storyline:The life of Fumio Demura, the greatest karate master of a generation.User Reviews: While I studied karate for a few years when I was a teen, I am not in the target market for this documentary. I am not a mar...

Rocky V (1990) 5.3

Rocky V (1990)

Storyline:Rocky Balboa is forced to retire after having permanent damage inflicted on him in the ring by the Russian boxer Ivan Drago. Returning home after the Drago bout, Balboa discovers that the fortune that he had...

Rocky (1976) 7.7

Rocky (1976)

Storyline:When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philade...

The Power of One (1992) 7.2

The Power of One (1992)

Storyline:The Power of One is an intriguing story of a young English boy named Peekay and his passion for changing the world. Growing up he suffered as the only English boy in an Afrikaans school. Soon orphaned, he wa...

Joe (1970) 6.8

Joe (1970)

Storyline:Bill, a wealthy businessman, confronts his junkie daughter's drug-dealing boyfriend; in the ensuing argument, Bill kills him. Panic-stricken, he wanders the streets and eventually stops at a bar. There he ru...

8 Seconds (1994) 6.5

8 Seconds (1994)

Storyline:This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert. Written by ...

The Karate Kid (1984) 7.2

The Karate Kid (1984)

Storyline:Daniel and his mother move from New Jersey to California. She has a wonderful new job, but Daniel quickly discovers that a dark haired Italian boy with a Jersey accent doesn't fit into the blond surfer crowd...