My Brother The Pig (1999)
When a mysterious spell transforms a young teenager’s bratty little brother into a pig while their parents are on vacation, their only hope for restoring the hoofed youngster back to his human form is to take a trip south of the border.
The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Scarlett as: Grace MacLean
Other Cast: Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill, Dianne Wiest
Directed by: Robert Redford
Release Date: May 15, 1998
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After a devastating riding accident, a young girl and her beloved horse are both left with serious physical and emotional scars. Determined to help, the girl’s desperate mother puts her busy, big-city life on hold and travels west to seek out the Horse Whisperer. When she meets this rugged, down-to-earth rancher, she discovers his extraordinary gift with animals also touches the lives of the people around him.
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fend off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization’s next deed.
A sophisticated supermodel hails a New York taxi and suddenly finds herself passionately involved with a rather homely but sensitive cab driver. As she is already married to a wealthy European aristocrat, this proves problematic. Still, she is unable to resist what she perceives as his blue collar charms. Fortunately, her handsome husband is off on an extended vacation, leaving her plenty of time to luxuriate in her new lover’s rather bohemian world. Unfortunately, the model’s idealized view of the cabbie proves illusory when she discovers that her lover is actually a renowned writer who disdained her elitist world of fellow jet setters and literati enough to abandon it. For her, the news is devastating.
If Lucy Fell (1996)
Lucy is a 29-year-old, New York therapist whose latest romantic meltdown inspires her to reconsider a rash college pact. Along with her roommate, Joe, she swears to jump from the Brooklyn Bridge if she doesn’t find love by age 30.
Manny & Lo (1996)
11-year-old Manny and 16-year-old Lo are motherless sisters who have reunited after running away from separate foster homes. Driving from town to town in a station wagon, shoplifting from convenience stores, and spending the night in unoccupied model homes, they eke out a precarious life on the road. Manny and Lo are not necessarily wiser than their years: their dreams remain strangely naive. Manny expresses her fascination with “normal” family life by collecting an assortment of photos of strangers and their loved ones. Lo hopes to be an airline stewardess one day, and perfects her balance by simulating “turbulence” on Manny’s weary back. However, even the most resourceful children hit stumbling blocks. So when Lo finds herself pregnant, she convinces her sister to aid her in taking a hostage. The hostage in question, Elaine, is a maternity shop clerk who presents herself as the world’s ultimate authority on motherhood. But Elaine is very different from what she appears to be…
Just Cause (1995)
Scarlett as: Katie Armstrong
Other Cast: Sean Connery, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Capshaw, Blair Underwood
Directed by: Arne Glimcher
Release Date: February 17, 1995
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A brutal murder is committed in the Florida Everglades. Eight years later, a principled Harvard law professor tries to save the convicted man on Death Row who swears he’s innocent of that crime. For the small-town detective who investigated the killing, however, there’s no question he caught the right man.
Eleven-year-old North realizes that his parents never pay attention to him. After talking to a wise man in an Easter Bunny suit, North comes up with the idea of becoming a free agent. After winning a court case, North is given two months to find new parents, leading to an amazing, hilarious adventure.