Leslie Nielsen passed away Sunday, November 28th, from complications of pneumonia. Here’s some films from our collection to honor him:
Airplane (1980) Rated PG
In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker’s aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured–right now.
An American Carol (2008) Rated PG-13
A cynical, anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.
Prom Night (1980) Rated R
A maniacal murderer stalks four lovely high school seniors, seeking revenge for a murder committed six years ago.
Scary Movie 3 (2003) Rated PG-13
A news anchorwoman investigates a killer videotape that’s making its way around town, digs into a mysterious crop circle on an ex-priest’s farm and falls in love with a wannabe white rapper.
Scary Movie 4 (2006) Rated PG-13
Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Spoofs Tom Cruise and Dr. Phil, as well as the movies The Grudge, King Kong, Saw, and many others.