Oscar winning actor Jeff Bridges stars in this seven film collection including 1994's "Blown Away", 1989's "The Fabulous Baker Boys", 1974's "Rancho Deluxe", 1976's "Stay Hungry", 1990's "Texasville", 1974's "Thunderbolt and Lightening" and 1995's "Wild Bill".
Jeff Bridges is one of those actors who rises above the movies he stars in. There are a few stinkers in this collection, Rancho Deluxe is a stupid attempt at film making that features Sam Watterson as a Native American cattle rustler teamed with Bridges. It is as bad as it sounds. Stay Hungry was one of Arnold Schwarzenegger's first movies and also starred Sally Field. They aren't bad but the movie founders when one of the characters wearing the worst toupee ever flips out. The cast of Body Builders enter the streets to save the city of Montgomery, Alabama by posing and flexing. After watching this movie I knew the answer to the question, "Why have I never heard of this movie?" The reason I bought this thing was for Thunderbolt and Lightfoot and it was as good as I remember. Blown Away was an exciting film even though the plot is a little daft. The Fabulous Baker Boys was good but the music isn't really the kind of stuff I don't like. Wild Bill was a crazy treatment of the life of Wild Bill that didn't seem to have much to do with what actually happened. Texasville was based on a book by Larry McMurtry that I really enjoyed but didn't translate well onto film. To me it was the worst of Jeff's performances and I really disliked it. The book was much better. I think anyone who likes Jeff Bridges will probably enjoy this Movie Collection despite the clinkers.
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