ARMY OF DARKNESS: EVIL DEAD 3 (Dino De Laurentiis Communications) 3/25/91. PROD, Robert Tapert; DIR, Sam Raimi; SCR, Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi; CAST, Bruce Campbell (Distrib, Universal).

BASIC INSTINCT (Carolco) 4/91, S.F. PROD, Alan Marshall; DIR, Paul Verhoeven; SCR, Joe Eszterhas, Gary Goldman; CAST, Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone (Distrib, Tri-Star).

BUDDY COPS (Tri-Star) 4/15/91, Dallas. PROD, David Permut; DIR, Alan Metter; SCR, David O’Malley, B.J. Nelson (Distrib, Tri-Star).

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: THE MOVIE (Christopher Columbus Prods.) 4/91, Spain, Orlando, Fla. EXP, Alexander Salkind; PROD, Ilya Salkind; SCR, Mario Puzo (Distrib, Universal).

THE CONFESSIONAL (York Entertainment) 2/91, L.A. EXP, Tanya York; DIR, Robert Rundell (No distrib).

DOROTHY DANDRIDGE (NTN Prods.) 3/20/91, LA., N.Y., Cleveland, Jamaica. PROD-DIR-SCR, Roland S. Jefferson; CAM, Steven Blake (No distrib).

ELIMINATING DEADWOOD (Royal Films) 3/91, L.A.. Leningrad. EXP-DIR, Bill Doane: PROD, Donna Pierson; SCR, David Pierson; CAM, Howie Block; CAST, Corey Eubanks, Nick Ramus, Larry Verne, Dean, Chuck Hicks, Chris Kassabian, Alexander Nivzoroff (No distrib).

FATAL BOND (Intertropic FIlms) 4/91, New South Wales. PROD-SCR, Phil Avalon; DIR, Karl Zwicky; CAM, Ray Henman (Distrib, Beyond Intl.).

FINAL EMBRACE (Concorde) 4/91, L.A. PROD, Mike Elliott; SCR, Wynorski, R.J. Robertson; CAM, Steve Rabiner (Distrib, Concorde).

FIRST FORCE (Platinum Prods/Stardust Entertainment Group/Destiny Enterprises) 3/91, Camp Pendleton, Calif. PROD, Stephen J. Ross, Bill Peters, Tim Khan; DIR-SCR, Ted Mather; CAST, Dough Shanklin (Distrib, Studio Three).

GALE FORCE (Carolco) 3/91, Louisiana. PROD, Daniel Melnick; DIR, Renny Harlin; SCR, David Chappe, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Joe Eszterhas; CAM, Oliver Wood (Distrib, Tri-Star).

GRAND CANYON (Fox) 3/11/91, L.A. PROD, Charles Okun, Michael Grillo, Lawrence Kasdan; DIR, Kasdan; SCR, Kasdan, Meg Kasdan; CAM, Owen Roizman; CAST, Danny Glover, Kevin Kline, Steve Martin, Mary McDonnell, Mary Louise Parker (Distrib, Fox).

HELENA (A WOMAN WITH A DREAM) (Hannah Prods./Cosfilm/Avalon) 3/5/91, Poland, New Zealand. EXP, Guy Collins, Stephen Kay; PROD-DIR, Georges-Alain Vuille; SCR, Larry Yust, Vuille; CAST, F. Murray Abraham, Jurgen Prochnow, Marta Alicia, Joe Lara (Distrib – intl., Tri-Star).

HOMICIDE (Overcliffe Films) 4/91, Melbourne. PROD, Charles Waterstreet; DIR, Pino Amenta; SCR, Philip Dalkin, Kim Gyngell; CAST, Kim Gyngell (Distrib – intl., Sovereign Pictures).

HOWARDS END (Merchant Ivory Prods.) 4/22/91, U.K. PROD, Ismail Merchant; DIR, James Ivory; SCR, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, based on E.M. Forster’s novel; CAM, Tony Pierce- Roberts; CAST, Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave, James Wilby, Helena Bonham Carter (Distrib, Orion Classics; intl. sales, Peter Elson).

I DONT BUY KISSES ANYMORE Web-Marc Pictures) 3/4/91, L.A., Philadelphia. PROD, Mitch Matovich, Gary M. Bettman; DIR, Robert Marcarelli; SCR, Johnnie Lindsell; CAM, Michael Ferris; CAST, Lainie Kazan, Cassie Yates, Jason Alexander, Nia Peeples, Eileen Brennan, Lou Jacobi (No distrib).

INTO THE SUN (Into The Sun Inc.) 3/1/91, L.A. PROD, Oliver Hess, Kevin Kallberg; DIR, Fritz Kiersch (Distrib, Trimark).

JACK THE BEAR (Fox) 3/91. DIR, Marshall Herskovitz; SCR, Steve Zaillian; CAST, Danny DeVito (Distrib, Fox).

KILLER TOMATOES GO TO FRANCE (Four Square Prods.) 2/23/91, San Diego, France. EXP, Stephen Peace; PROD, Reza Mizbani; DIR, John DeBello; CAM, Kevin Morrisey; CAST, John Astin, Steve Lundquist (Distrib, Fox).

LONELY HEARTS (Gibraltar Entertainment) 3/11/91. L.A., Phoenix. PROD-DIR-SCR, Andrew Lane; CAM, Paul Ryan; CAST, Beverly D’Angelo, Eric Roberts, Joanna Cassidy, Frances Sternhagen (Distrib – U.S., Live Entertainment; intl., Image Organization).

MARTIAL LAW UNDERCOVER (M.L. Partnership) 3/4/91, L.A. EXP, Pierre David, Robert W. Mann; PROD, Kurt Anderson, William Webb; DIR, S.E. Cohen; SCR, Richard Brandes, Flemming Fuller, Jules Fitzgerald; CAST, Cynthia Rothrock (Distrib – intl., Image Organization).

* NALINA (Sita Prods.) 3/26/91, L.A. EXP, Bob Naidu; PROD, Christopher Reddy; DIR-SCR, Massood Rahbar; CAM, Mark Karen; CAST, Andrew Lamond, Darin Singleton, Vanja Nilsson, Denise Barer, Michael Strickland (No distrib).

NO REST FOR THE WICKED (Thunder Road Pictures) 3/18/91, L.A. PROD, Jeremy Paige, Vicki Slotnick; DIR-SCR, Michael Cooney; CAM, Eric J. Goldstein (No distrib).

PARADISE (Interseope) 3/18/91, S. Carolina. PROD, Penny Finkelman Cox; DIR-SCR, Mary Agnes Donoghue, based on Jean-Loup Hubert’s 1987 film “Le Grand Chemin”; CAST, Don Johnson, Melanie Griffith, Elijah Woods (Distrib, Buena Vista).

PLATINUM BLUES (Pellegrini/Finnigan) 3/4/91, L.A. PROD, Sean Finnigan; DIR, Ed Pellegrini (No distrib).

POWER OF ONE (WB/Regency Intl.) 4/15/91. PROD, Arnon Milchan; DIR, John G. Avildsen; SCR, Robert Kamen, based on Courtney Bryce’s novel (Distrib, WB).

PRIMARY MOTIVE (Ascension Films) 4/22/91, Luxembourg, Boston. EXP, Don Carmody, Richard K. Rosenberg; PROD, Tom Gruenberg; DIR, Daniel Adams; SCR, Adams, William Snowden; CAM, John Drake; CAST, Judd Nelson, John Savage, Sally Kirkland, Jose Ferrer, (Distrib, Hemdale).

RAIN WITHOUT THUNDER (Cine-Makers) 3/91, N.Y. PROD, Nanette Sorensen, Gary Sorensen; DIR-SCR, Gary Bennett (No distrib).

RETURNING NAPOLEON a. k. a. TROUBLEMAKERS (Dino De Laurentiis Communications) 3/91, Rome, Monte Carlo. PROD, Dino De Laurentiis; DIR, Eugene Levy; SCR, Charles Shyer, Nancy Meyers, based on 1960 film “Crimen” (“… And Suddenly It’s Murder”), written by Rodolfo Sonego, Giorgio Arlorio, Stefano Strucchi, Luciano Vincenzoni, Oreste Biancoli; CAST, John Candy, Sean Young, Jim Belushi, Cybill Shepherd, Ornella Muti, Richard Lewis, Giancarlo Giannini (Distrib, Universal).

‘ROUND THE BEND (Glasshouse Pictures) 2/25/91, Sydney. EXP, Graham Burke, Greg Coote, John Tamoff; PROD, Robert Caswell, Bernie Terry; DIR, George Miller; SCR, Caswell; CAM, David Connell; CAST, Olympia Dukakis, Sigrid Thornton, Bill Kerr, Pippa Grandison, Derek Fowlds (Distrib – intl., Rank Intl.).

SINDBAD (Franck Films) 3/15/91, animated, L.A. EXP, Michael Franck; PROD, Rick Reinert; DIR, John Landis; SCR, Mark Saltzman (No distrib).

SINGLES (WB) 3/91, Seattle. EXP, Art Linson; DIR-SCR, Cameron Crowe; CAST, Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott (Distrib, WB).

SKEETER (Team Players Prods.) 2/91, L.A. PROD, James Glenn Dudelson, Kelly Andrea Rubin; DIR, Clark Brandon; SCR, Brandon, Lanny Horn; CAM, John Lambert; CAST, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard, Sarah Douglas, Richard Herd, John Quade (Distrib sales, August Entertainment).

SOMEONE LIKE YOU (Artistic License) 2/25/91, Sacramento, Calif. EXP, Tom Naygrow; PROD, Frank Coccaro; DIR-SCR, Jim Meyers; CAM, Brad Kaaya; CAST, Jim Bonfield, Donna Pecetti, Amy Tribbey, Rena Davonne, Erin Casimir, Kelley McAuliffe, Dave Kloser, Brian Farnell (No distrib).

THE STAND (Cinergi Prods.) 2/25/91, Mexico. EXP, Sean Connery; PROD, Andy Vajna, Tom Schulman, Donna Dubrow; DIR, John McTiernan; SCR, Schulman; CAST, Sean Connery, Lorraine Bracco (Distrib, Buena Vista).

THE STONE MAN (Ion Pictures) 2/91, L.A. PROD, Nabeel Zahid, Joseph Medawar; DIR, Dimitri Logothetis; SCR, Mitchell Calder, Allen Howard; CAST, Ken Wahl (Distrib, Ion).

* THE TERROR OF MANHATTAN (Breton Films Ltd/Lenfilm) 4/7/91, Leningrad. EXP, Menahem Golan; PROD, Harry Alan Towers; DIR-SCR, Greydon Clark; CAST, Robert Englund (Distrib sales, 21st Century).

* THIS IS MY LIFE (Fox) 3/18/91, Toronto. PROD, Lynda Obst; DIR, Nora Ephron; SCR, Ephron, Delia Ephron, based on Meg Wolitzer’s novel; CAST, Julie Kavner, Samantha Mathis (Distrib, Fox).

TWIN SISTERS (Allegro Films/Eurogroup Films) 4/1/91, Paris, Montreal. EXP, Pierre David; PROD, Tom Berry, Andre Koob; SCR, David Preston, Koob, Jean Mark Paland (Distrib sales, Image Organization).

UNIVERSAL SOLDIER (Carolco) 3/15/91. EXP, Mario Kassar; PROD, Craig Baumgarten, Allen Shapiro; DIR, Andrew Davis; SCR, Davis, Leslie Bohem, Richard Rothstein, Christopher Leitch; CAST, Dolph Lundgren, Jean-Claude Van Damme (Distrib, Tri-Star).

THE VAGRANT (Brooksfilms Ltd/Canal Plus) 3/11/91, Phoenix, Arizona. EXP, Mel Brooks; PROD, Gillian Walas; DIR, Chris Walas; SCR, Richard Jefferies; CAST, Bill Paxton, Michael Ironside, Marshall Bell, Patrika Darbo (Distrib – U.S., MGM/Pathe; intl., Fox).

WALKING TALL: THE ULTIMATE WALK (Filmicon) 3/91, Arizona, Tennessee. EXP, William Immerman; CAST, Bo Svenson (No distrib).

WAR ZONE, THE MOTION PICTURE (Exec Cinema Prods.) 3/15/91, L.A., Arizona. EXP, Lyle Byrun, Bill Hasvold; PROD, Lindsey Parsons, Everett Creach; DIR, Creach; CAM, Frank Holgate (No distrib).

WHISPERS AND SHADOWS (Full Moon Entertainment) 2/25/91, S. Calif. EXP, Charles Band; PROD, Dave DeCoteau, John Schouweiler; DIR-SCR, David Schmoeller; CAM, Adolfo Bartoli (Distrib sales, Full Moon).

WHITE SANDS (Morgan Creek Prods.) 4/91, New Mexico. PROD, William Sackheim, Scott Rudin; DIR, Roger Donaldson; SCR, Daniel Pyne (Distrib – U.S., WB; intl., Morgan Creek Intl.).

WIND a. k. a. RADIANCE (Zoetrope Studios/Filmlink Intl.) 2/91, Perth, W. Australia, U.S. EXP, Francis Coppola, Fred Fuchs; PROD, Tom Luddy, Marta Yamamoto; DIR, Carroll Ballard (No distrib).

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