Raising Arizona

Raising Arizona VHS cover art. Movie starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson. With  John Goodman, William Forsythe, Frances McDormand. Written and directed by The Coen Brothers. 1987.

Raising Arizona on VHS. Starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson. With John Goodman, William Forsythe, Frances McDormand. Written and directed by The Coen Brothers. 1987.

From the box:

Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, John Goodman star in Ethan and Joel Coen’s acclaimed screwball love story filled with mad chases, unexpected plot twists and wild pyrotechnics. Vowing to go straight, a convenience store bandit (Cage) proposes marriage to the police department’s photographer (Hunter). All is well in wedded bliss until they discover she’s unable to get pregnant and are turned down by every adoption agency in town. It doesn’t take long before they realize the only solution is to kidnap one of the town’s celebrated quintuplets and hit the road!

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The Man They Could Not Hang

The Man They Could Not Hang VHS cover art. Movie starring Boris Karloff, Lorna Gray, Robert Wilcox. Directed by Nick Grinde. 1939.

The Man They Could Not Hang on VHS. Starring Boris Karloff, Lorna Gray, Robert Wilcox. Directed by Nick Grinde. 1939.

From the box:

Filmdom’s Master of Horror, Boris Karloff, stars in this thriller in which a brilliant scientist is transformed into an insane killer. Doctor Savaard, who has invented a mechanical heart designed to restore life to the dead, kills a student volunteer in order to test the device. Midway through the experiment, the police break into Savaard’s lab and discover the dead body.

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Ruthless People

Ruthless People on VHS. Starring Bette Midler, Danny DeVito, Judge Reinhold, Helen Slater. With Bill Pullman, Frank Sivero. Directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker. 1986.

Ruthless People on VHS. Starring Bette Midler, Danny DeVito, Judge Reinhold, Helen Slater. With Bill Pullman, Frank Sivero. Directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker. 1986.

From the box:

In this fiendishly funny comedy from the creators of Airplane!, loathsome millionaire Sam Stone is RUTHLESS. How ruthless? When his shrill wife Barbara is nabbed by inept kidnappers. Sam cries tears of joy… and refuses to pay the ransom. And when the abductors threaten to kill the abrasive heiress, Sam takes immediate action–he celebrates! Ruthless People. Raucous… outlandish… one of the top box office hits of the year!

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