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.

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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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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off VHS cover art. Starring Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara. With Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Ben Stein. Written and directed by John Hughes. 1986.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on VHS. Starring Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara. With Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Ben Stein. Written and directed by John Hughes. 1986.

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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off chronicles the events in the day of a rather magical young man, Ferris (Matthew Broderick). One spring day, toward the end of his senior year, Ferris gives into an overwhelming urge to cut school and head for downtown Chicago with his girl (Mia Sara) and his best friend (Alan Ruck), to see the sights, experience a day of freedom and show that with a little ingenuity, a bit of courage, and a red Ferrari, life at 17 can be a joy!

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Caddyshack

Caddyshack on VHS. Starring Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray, Ted Knight, Michael O'Keefe. Directed by Harold Ramis. 1980.

Caddyshack on VHS. Starring Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray, Ted Knight, Michael O’Keefe. Directed by Harold Ramis. 1980.

From the box:

Greenskeeper Carl Spackler is about to start World War III — against a gopher. Pompous Judge Smails plays to win, but his nubile niece Lacey Underall wants to score her own way. Playboy Ty Webb shoots perfect golf by becoming the ball. And country club loudmouth Al Czervik just doubled a $20,000 bet on a 10-foot putt. Insanity. No. Caddyshack.

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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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Waiting For Guffman

Waiting For Guffman on VHS. Starring Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey, David Cross, Eugene Levy, Bob Balaban, Lewis Arquette, Matt Keeslar, Brian Doyle-Murray. Directed by Christopher Guest. Written by Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy. Music by Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer. 1996.

Waiting For Guffman on VHS. Starring Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O’Hara, Parker Posey, David Cross, Eugene Levy, Bob Balaban, Lewis Arquette, Matt Keeslar, Brian Doyle-Murray. Directed by Christopher Guest. Written by Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy. Music by Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer. 1996.

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Blaine, Missouri, may be little, but that will not stop Corky St. Claire from dreaming big. He’s determined to get back to the bright lights of Broadway, and he thinks he has the ticket. He’s created Red, White and Blaine, an ambitious musical celebrating the town’s 150th anniversary. This is Spinal Tap’s Christopher Guest plays Corky in the acclaimed comedy. Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Parker Posey, Fred Willard and Bob Balaban co-star as stagestruck residents who pin their hopes of being discovered on Corky’s hilariously hapless theater production…and on reports that big-time talent scout Mort Guffman will be in the audience.

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