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Griffin Dunne directs Matthew Broderick, Tchey Karo, Kelly Preston, and Meg Ryan in ADDICTED TO LOVE, a romance in which two spurned lovers team up to spy on their exes... Leo Tolstoy's classic ANNA KARENINA was shot on location in St. Petersburg with Sophie Marceau, Alfred Molina, and Sean Bean... Michael Myers stars as AUSTIN POWERS: INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY, a secret agent from the swinging Sixties who pursues his nemesis 30 years into the future, in this spy spoof that also features Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York, Mimi Rogers, Robert Wagner, Rob Lowe, Christian Slater, Tom Arnold, and Carrie Fisher... TV's Nanny, Fran Drescher, applies her shtick to film in THE BEAUTICIAN AND THE BEAST, an Anna and the King of Siam story starring a modern-day Material Girl and the comic ghost of Joe Stalin... Chris Farley revives John Belushi's old samurai routine for BEVERLY HILLS NINJA... Stylish Hong Kong action director Tsui Hark directs THE BLADE, a radical reworking of the 1967 revenge saga One-Armed Swordsman... BOYS LIFE II is a collection of four gay-themed short films, including the 1995 Oscar winner "Trevor"...

In the comedy COMMANDMENTS, with Aidan Quinn, Courteney Cox, and Anthony LaPaglia, an unlucky man tries to win God's attention by breaking all 10 Commandments... A college dropout decides to stage the opera Cosi Fan Tutte in an Australian mental hospital and use the patients as the cast in COSI, which features Toni Collette of Muriel's Wedding... Hong Kong action hero Jet Li restores order to early 19th-century Shanghai in FIST OF LEGEND... A Manhattan yuppie (Matthew Perry) and a Mexican spitfire (Salma Hayek) are the mismatched lovers in the romantic comedy FOOLS RUSH IN... GUIMBA, THE TYRANT is a 1995, award-winning satire (internationally co-produced by Mali, Burkina Faso, and Germany) that skewers political and sexual power struggles in pre-colonial Africa... THE HIGH ROAD is Austin filmmaker Thomas Pallotta's portrait of a road trip into drug-induced oblivion... Two brothers vie for the love of a long-adored woman, who has chosen to marry another in this Australian romantic comedy HOTEL DE LOVE, which is the name of the tacky lovers' resort where the story is set...

Chris O'Donnell plays the young, war-wounded Ernest Hemingway to Sandra Bullock's Agnes Von Kurowsky, the Red Cross nurse who tended his injuries and broke his heart in Richard Attenborough's unrequited love story IN LOVE AND WAR, based on Von Kurowsky's recently discovered diaries... The American-financed JACKIE CHAN'S FIRST STRIKE furthers the Hong Kong action superhero's bid for international dominance... In the widely praised KOLYA, a Czechoslovakian cellist finds his personal life revolutionized by a Russian woman and her son while the Velvet Revolution stirs everything around them... The Japanese LETTERS OF LOVE tells the story of two women whose friendship develops from their correspondence... In MABOROSI (which translates from the Japanese as "Illusion"), a woman confronts mortality against an exquisitely composed backdrop of light and shadow...

Rodney Dangerfield wants us to MEET WALLY SPARKS, a gauche talk-show host he plays in his new comedy vehicle... In METRO, Eddie Murphy breathes new life into the cop-buddy genre he helped to create... John Leguizamo displays his dexterity donning different personalities and costumes as a con man hunted as human prey in THE PEST... Inspired by a Leo Tolstoy novella, the acclaimed Russian movie PRISONER OF THE MOUNTAINS tells the funny and contemporary adventure of two Russian soldiers who are held hostage by a Chechen father who hopes to exchange them for his son... With PREFONTAINE, Disney is the first out of the gate with a film biography of track star Steve Prefontaine... THE QUIET ROOM is told from the perspective of a withdrawn, seven-year-old girl, who chooses to stop talking and watches as the world around her becomes more uncontrollable and her parents' marriage disintegrates... Director-cinematographer Peter Hyams returns with another sci-fi suspenser, THE RELIC, about a museum's dusty fossils that unexpectedly transmogrify into demon critters...

Kadeem Hardison plays a ghost who inspires his brother (Marlon Wayans) and the Washington Huskies basketball team to victory in THE SIXTH MAN... Seinfield's Michael Richards plays an actor who poses as a defense attorney when his best friend (Jeff Daniels) is too hungover to make it to court in TRIAL AND ERROR, a comedy directed by Jonathan Lynn (My Cousin Vinny, Sgt. Bilko)... Those colorful kid superheros are back for their second film adventure, TURBO: A POWER RANGERS ADVENTURE, and introduce their newest addition -- the futuristic Turbo Zord car... Ray Liotta plays an escaped serial killer who commandeers a passenger plane in TURBULENCE; Lauren Holly is the survivor who must land the plane in this version of Speed on a jumbo jet... The Griswold family attempts a VEGAS VACATION in another National Lampoon odyssey starring the ever-reliable Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, and Randy Quaid... WARRIORS OF VIRTUE is an action fantasy that pits a young boy and five kung-fu kangaroos against an evil warlord... A dog and a dolphin play star-crossed lovers in ZEUS AND ROXANNE...

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