For the debut single off his first solo album, Wyclef Jean sampled “Stayin Alive” and some other songs for “We Trying to Stay Alive” and, since the main sample came from a song from the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack, he also paid homage to that John Travolta classic with a disco-themed music video directed by Roman Coppola.
For Speed 2: Cruise Control, director Jan De Bont wanted the soundtrack full of reggae and Caribbean inspired music to go along with the tropical cruise setting of the movie, which included UK reggae group UB40 performing a cover of Elvis’ “Can’t Help Falling in Love”, which became one of the biggest hits of 1997.
Professional hitman Martin Blank, becoming disillusioned with his job, returns to his hometown of Grosse Pointe, MI for his 10-year high school reunion and dodges rival assassins while trying to reconnect with his high school sweetheart, Debi Newberry.
After escaping a brutal attack at her home that leaves her sister and nephew dead, criminal psychologist Dr. Janna Dane discovers she has gained psychic abilities and uses them, and her martial arts skills, to get revenge on the men responsible.
A former Olympic level martial artist, an injury and alcohol have left Jack Bryant as a janitor for the Atlanta games but his old skills have to get put back into use when terrorists take over the swim complex and hold the US swim team hostage.
Check out the 1997 cult classic Cube from director Vincenzo Natali in the latest Everything Action Theater as 6 strangers wake up in a mysterious maze of seemingly identical rooms that are constantly shifting and house deadly traps.