A mercenary battles to remove the web of organized crime from politics. One man studio Owensby also produced!
Earl Owensby, the Orson Welles of the South, produced, directed and starred in Manhunter. Playing a soldier of fortune, Owensby vows to squash organized crime in America. Deciding that fish rots from the head, he goes after the "untouchable" political biggies he holds responsible. Calling the directorial shots while Owensby was acting was his loyal assistant, Martin Beck. The cast is the usual mixture of regional professionals and ambitious college drama students.
Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. While trying to mind their own business (and run their 5-Star Cleaning Service), they are caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the counterfeit currency market.
High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a confrontation of global proportions! Together with his girlfriend (Ally Sheedy) and a wizardly computer genius (John Wood), David must race against time to outwit his opponent.
As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave girl.