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THE MOVIE CHART

August 30, 1987| Compiled by David Pecchia

Films going into production:

FULL MOON IN BLUE WATER (Trans World/Turman-Foster). Gene Hackman stars in this comedy as a Texas bar owner who discovers that life in the future holds more than a few surprises. Peter Masterson directs. Executive producer Moshe Diamant. Producers Lawrence Turman, David Foster and John Turman. Screenwriter Bill Bozzone. Also stars Teri Garr, Burgess Meredith and Elias Koteas. Distributor TWE. Spring release.

THE HOST (Tri-Star/Astral). Tale of a young girl whose aunt arrives to take over her well-being. Executive producer Richard B. Lewis. Producers Pen Densham and John Watson. Director Densham. Screenwriters Stephen Volk and Tom Ropelewski. Distributor Tri-Star.

PARENTS (Parents). Shooting in Toronto. Drama focusing on a young boy's efforts to distinguish nightmares from reality and the fear that he'll grow up to be like his parents. Producer Bonnie Palef-Woolf. Director Bob Balaban. Screenwriter Christopher Hawthorne. Stars Randy Quaid, Mary Beth Hurt, Sandy Dennis and Brian Madorsky. Distributor Vestron. Spring release.

RAMBO III (Carolco). Shooting in Israel and Thailand. John Rambo, while recuperating from "Rambo II," learns that good friend Col. Trautman (Richard Crenna) is kidnaped by the Russians. You guess the rest. Executive producers Mario Kassar and Andrew Vajna. Producers Buzz Feitshans and James D. Brubaker. Director Russell Mulcahy. Screenwriter Stallone. Distributor Tri-Star. Memorial Day weekend release.

RED HEAT (Carolco). Shooting in Chicago, L.A. and Budapest. Arnold Schwarzenegger is a tough Moscow homicide cop sent to unfamiliar Chicago to track down a ruthless Soviet drug trafficker. Jim Belushi is his wise-cracking partner. Executive producers Mario Kassar and Andrew Vajna. Producers Walter Hill and Gordon Carroll. Director Hill. Screenwriters Harry Kleiner, Troy Kennedy Martin and Hill. Distributor Tri-Star. Summer release.

TERROR NIGHT (Terror Night). Shooting in L.A. An old movie star's mansion is the setting for this tale of murders and curious kids. Executive producer/producer Nick Marino. Director F. J. Lincoln. Screenwriters Kenneth J. Hall, Murray Levi and David Riggs. Stars John Ireland, Alan Hale and Aldo Ray.

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