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A Pop-Cultural Staple 9 to 5

Nine To Five
1980 | PG | 1Hr 45Min | Comedy | 20th Century Fox

Director: Colin Higgins
Writer: Patricia Resnick

Jane Fonda
Lily Tomlin
Dolly Parton
Synopsis: Meet Franklin Hart (Dabney Coleman). The biggest "sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot" boss on the planet. He thrills in taking advantage of his head female office staff; humiliating, downplaying, and condescending against them whenever conveniently possible, particularly his top assistant Violet (Tomlin). Long-exhausted over his gruesome bullishness, Violet, alongside co-workers Doralee (Parton) and Judy (Fonda) comprise comical methods of "doing him in" when a freak incident occurs. They then manage to kidnap Hart and trap him in his own house, while assuming control of his department, and productivity leaps. But just how long can they keep him tied up?

How many of you grew up on HBO being that small little box that sat next to your tv? If so I'm willing to bet you watched Nine to Five…

Only one man can stop the Yakuza.

Into The Sun
2005 | R | 1Hr 37 Min | Action | Columbia Tri Star

Director: mink
Writers: Steven Seagal (story), Joe Halpin (story)

Stars:  Steven Seagal  Takao Ohsawa Juliette Marquis
Synopsis: Ex-CIA agent Travis Hunter (Steven Seagal), is called to bring down the criminals who murdered the governor of Tokyo. Hunter uncovers a Yakuza plan to build an enormous drug-dealing network in conjunction with the Chinese Mafia. With time running out and the cold-blooded Yakuza determined to see their plan through, Hunter must thwart the operation, and then get out alive.
Well crap, this movie has left me with so many questions! Into the Sun is part of Box Office Jocks Blogathon hosted by Dubsism and Return to The '80s. The idea behind it simple it is all about movies featuring actors who used to be athletes at the college, Olympic, or professional level, OR movies in which a famous athlete appears. So I picked Into the Sun starring Steven Seagal and wanting to keep up with the Super Bowl-the…