Homer's epic tale of Ulysses's return from the Trojan War provides the story for this heady 17th-century opera by Claudio Monteverdi. Our hero (Thomas Allen) struggles to get home to his wife, Penelope (Kathleen Kuhlmann), unaware that she's being pursued by three potential suitors. Throughout Ulysses's journey, the gods of ancient Greece intercede to reunite the couple. Hans Werner Henze conducts this performance from the 1985 Salzburg Festival.
A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world.
Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary.
Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life.
Ever in search of adventure, explorer Allan Quatermain agrees to join the beautiful Jesse Huston on a mission to locate her archaeologist father, who has been abducted for his knowledge of the legendary mines of King Solomon.
The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists.