Paramount Opens Movie Vault to Allied Vaughn

Paramount Home Media Distribution has inked a packaged-media deal with Allied Vaughn and its AVMOD distribution services.

“We have the [DVD/Blu-ray Disc] titles and they’re 100% ready to ship, just in time for Holiday sales,” Richard Skillman, VP, Allied Vaughn Entertainment, said in a statement.

Titles include:

Gung Ho 1986 When Michael Keaton persuades a Japanese auto firm to reopen his hometown’s defunct auto factory, he’s a hero. But when the Japanese hire him to enforce their policies among his American co-workers, he goes from hero to zero in seconds flat. Michael Keaton; Gedde Watanabe; George Wendt; Mimi Rogers; John Turturro; Rick Overton Comedy; Drama

Dead Man on Campus 1998 Tom Everett Scott and Mark-Paul Gosselaar are new roommates Josh and Cooper in this outrageous comedy that makes the grade. Josh is the studious type, while Cooper’s the nothing-succeeds-like-excess guy. Soon Cooper’s mantra rubs off on Josh, and they’re both in danger of flunking out. But there’s a catch: a clause in the school charter awards A’s to students who suffer the trauma of a roommate’s suicide. So Josh and Cooper set out to find a suicidal roomie who is, uh, Most Likely to Success. There’s no time to lose. This is a matter of life and death, and comedy. Featuring “How I Met Your Mother” stars Alyson Hannigan and Jason Segel. Tom Everett Scott; Mark-Paul Gosselaar; Poppy Montgomery; Lochlyn Munro; Alyson Hannigan; Jason Segel Comedy

Ragtime 1981 This vivid, high-energy human tableau interweaves the lives and passions of a middle class, small town family against the scandal and events of a transitional America in 1906. Director Milos Forman and producer Dino De Laurentiis assembled an all-star cast-including legendary James Cagney- that brings the best-selling E.L. Doctorow novel to life in unforgettable fashion, with memorable music by composer/conductor Randy Newman. Ragtime is both a compelling story of human emotions and a reflection of the innocence, excitement and drama of that important time in the country’s history. Nominated for 8 Oscars and 7 Golden Globes, including Best Motion Picture (Drama). James Cagney; Moses Gunn; Elizabeth McGovern; Donald O’Connor; Mary Steenburge; Debbie Allen; Mandy Patinkin;Brad Dourif; Moses Gunn Drama; History

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Barbarella 1968 Barbarella is an interstellar space-traveler who crash lands on the planet Lythion in the year 40,000. Encountering trouble everywhere she goes, Barbarella uses every asset and every man at her disposal, to complete her mission to seek out and stop the evil Durand Durand. Whether she is wrestling with Black Guards, the evil Queen, or the angel Pygar (John Phillip Law) she just can’t seem to avoid losing at least a part of her skin-tight space suit! Jane Fonda; Marcel Marceau; John Phillip Law; Claude Dauphin; David Hemmings; Ugo Tognazzi Cult; Comedy; Adventure

Barbarella [Blu-ray] 1968 Barbarella is an interstellar space-traveler who crash lands on the planet Lythion in the year 40,000. Encountering trouble everywhere she goes, Barbarella uses every asset and every man at her disposal, to complete her mission to seek out and stop the evil Durand Durand. Whether she is wrestling with Black Guards, the evil Queen, or the angel Pygar (John Phillip Law) she just can’t seem to avoid losing at least a part of her skin-tight space suit! Jane Fonda; Marcel Marceau; John Phillip Law; Claude Dauphin; David Hemmings; Ugo Tognazzi Cult; Comedy; Adventure

Alfie 1966 Meet Alfie. He’s the ultimate Ladykillerwonderfully successful with women, yet rarely emotionally attached. All of that changes when he has a series of reversals that turn his life upside down. A classic film made even more famous by its title song, “Alfie,” written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, sung by Cher over the film’s closing credits in the US release. Michael Caine; Shelley Winters; Millicent Martin; Julia Foster Comedy; Drama

Best Defense 1984 If you’re out to build the ultimate Super Tank/Super Weapon, and you find out Dudley Moore has something to do with designing the missile guidance system, you’ve got to be concerned. Then, when you find out Eddie Murphy is going to test the tank in an actual combat situation, you ought to forget about it all together. Luckily for us, the government and Dynatechnics Incorporated don’t know Moore and Murphy like we do. And both comics are turned loose on a high tech, high touched adventure that sets modern warfare back a couple of hundred years. Dudley Moore; Eddie Murphy; Kate Capshaw; George Dzundza ; Helen Shaver Comedy

Delicate Delinquent, The 1957 The Dean Martin – Jerry Lewis comedy team may have called it quits, but that didn’t mean the laughs were over. Jerry’s first film without longtime partner Dino makes a hilarious case for law enfarcement! The nutty one stars as The Delicate Delinquent, a bumbling janitor who pals around with the switchblade set but decides to become a cop. Darren McGavin (A Christmas Story) co-stars as one of New York’s finest in this terrific blend of zaniness and social comment that’s one of Jerry Lewis’ finest. Jerry Lewis; Darren McGavin; Martha Hyer Classic; Comedy

Fat Man and Little Boy 1989 In the remote desert of New Mexico, “The Manhattan Project” is materializing the World War II effort to build the atomic bomb. Oscar-winner Paul Newman (Hud, Nobody’s Fool) stars as General Leslie Groves, the military man in charge of a massive project that will produce two weapons: “Fat Man” and “Little Boy”. Dwight Schultz (The Temp, Star Trek: First Contact) is J. Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant scientist attempting to bring the startling mission to fruition. And Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack, Laura Dern and Natasha Richardson co-star in this “stunning profoundly moving” film (Michael Medved, Sneak Previews) that re-creates one of history’s most compelling chapters one that resulted in the mushroom-shaped specter that changed the world forever. Paul Newman; Laura Dern; John Cuasack; Dwight Schultz; Bonnie Bedelia; John C. McGinley; Natasha Richardson Biography; Drama; History

Hustle 1975 Everybody “hustles”-especially in Los Angeles where suicides, strip joints, shootouts, porno movies, the mob and murder combine into a collage. Caught in this web of modern reality is an old fashioned detective (Burt Reynolds). A moralist who still sees the difference between right and wrong, he can hardly reconcile himself to the ugliness of his job. By day he investigates a young girl’s suicide; at night he relaxes with Catherine Deneuve, a high-priced Paris call girl. Director Robert Aldrich elicits fine performances from Reynolds and Deneuve while his perceptive direction explains why they’re never quite able to escape the hustle they’re so uncomfortable with. Burt Reynolds; Ernest Borgnine; Eileen Brennan; Catherine Deneuve; Paul Winfield Crime; Drama; Mystery