The Breakdown of 'Airplane!', 'The Natural', 'The Willoughbys', 'Troop Zero' and 'The Boondock Saints'
I hope everyone had a wonderful Mother's Day and was able to show some love for their mom. We are supposed to be at the start of the summer blockbuster movie season, but that is hard to do with all the movie theatres closed. So, instead we will review some past summer movies including what is considered one of the most beloved and influential comedies of all-time, Airplane! (which came out in the summer of 1980). You know what is big in the summer, baseball. There was a rather big baseball movie that came out in 1984 called The Natural starring Robert Redford, so we review that too. We also look at a movie that is considered a cult hit in The Boondock Saints, but it wasn't a summer movie and barely was released in theatres. Speaking of not being release in theatres, we have two streaming originals in the animated family adventure The Willoughbys and a period piece family dramedy in Troop Zero that stars Mckenna Grace and Viola Davis.
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The Movies' Rating Out of Four Stars
The Willoughbys *** (CS & SM)
Troop Zero *** (CS & SM)
Airplane **** (CS & SM)
The Natural **** (CS) & *** (SM)
The Boondock Saints ½* (CS) & ** (SM)