KL Studio Classics has just released five fan favorites that will please you or the movie lover in your life. Spanning from 1968 to 1979, these features include stars ranging from Clint Eastwood to Jeff Bridges, Anthony Perkins to Roger Moore. We think you’ll love the following cinema classics!
First-rate police thriller from director Don Siegel concerns the trials and tribulations of hard-bitten NYC cop Det. Daniel Madigan (Richard Widmark) and his partner, Det. Rocco Bonaro (Harry Guardino), as their boss, the harried Commissioner Anthony X. Russell (Henry Fonda), gives them 72 hours to stop a psychopathic murderer. Knockout supporting cast includes James Whitmore, Susan Clark, Inger Stevens, and Michael Dunn.
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
While on the run from the ex-partners who think he made off with the loot from their last job, heist artist John “Thunderbolt” Doherty (Clint Eastwood) makes an eager apprentice out of young drifter/thief Lightfoot (Jeff Bridges). The newbie winds up brokering a truce between Doherty and his pursuers–by proposing a do-over of the botched robbery. Exciting debut feature from Michael Cimino co-stars George Kennedy, Geoffrey Lewis, Gary Busey, Catherine Bach.
Return to Macon County (1975)
It was 1958, and with $50 between them, Georgia boys Bo (Nick Nolte) and Harley (Don Johnson) set out cross-country to enter their souped-up ‘57 Chevy in the California drag race nationals. They hadn’t gotten far when they decided to make a road companion out of hash house server Junell (Robin Mattson)–and her wild streak would leave them on the run from vengeful hood kids and an angry sheriff, in this in-name-only follow-up to Macon County Line from the original’s director/co-writer, Richard Compton.
Street People (1976)
Offbeat Italian crime saga stars Roger Moore as Ulisse, slick lawyer and nephew of Mafioso Salvatore Francesco (Ivo Garrani). The giant crucifix Francesco was transporting from Sicily to San Francisco is used–unknown to him–to smuggle a fortune in heroin into the U.S., and now it’s up to Ulisse and his race car driver buddy Charlie Hanson (Stacy Keach) to find those responsible and make them pay. With Fausto Tozzi, Ennio Balbo.
Winter Kills (1979)
Nick Kegan (Jeff Bridges) had long accepted the official story of his U.S. president brother’s assassination a generation ago. With a second shooter’s deathbed confession, however, his unhinged patrician father (John Huston) sends him on an cross-country investigation marked by murdered witnesses and stunning reveals. Offbeat blend of political thriller and black comedy, based on Richard Condon’s novel, co-stars Anthony Perkins, Belinda Bauer, Eli Wallach, Sterling Hayden.