The story of Mike Tyson. From his early days as a 12 year old amateur with a powerful punch, to the undisputed title of "Heavyweight Champion of the World", and ultimately to his conviction... See full summary »
George C. Scott,
Michael Jai White
A businessman comes to Washington with his ex Vegas showgirl girlfriend, and after some embarrassments, he hires a reporter as tutor to smarten her up. She turns out to be smart, sucks up knowledge and questions things. Trouble?
Five former cub scouts have a reunion and go camping on the mountain they never conquered. High jinks ensue due to their childhood enemies and a group of escaped convicts who mistake them ... See full summary »
1973 Sydney: An Australian gangster sees booming business, due to U.S. soldiers being in town for relaxing between their tours to the Vietnam war, attracts the attention of first the Chicago mafia, and then their East Coast competitors.
This film marks the first (and only) time that renowned actor John Goodman (who also played Huey Long in this film) had received a producing credit. Besides this,He was also credited as executive producer in the 2006 TV revival of Baseball Bunch. See more »
While set in Louisiana, parts of the film were shot at the Virginia State Capitol, in Richmond. The Seal of the Commonwealth of Virginia is clearly visible on the backs of the legislators' desk chairs. See more »
John goodman has proven his acting ability with this movie. It should be considered the height of his career. It is extremely doubtful that any actor could have played Huey P. Long with such conviction and believability as John Goodman. Combined with a lovely performance by anne heche, the movie is an acting coup. A must-see for lovers of historical films.
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