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DRAGONHEART- Sean Connery plays the voice of a computer- generated dragon, whose co-star is Dennis Quaid. Check out the Slovak scenery: this was filmed at Čachtice and Spiš castles. (Dračie Srdce)

ESCAPE FROM L.A. - A follow-up to John Carpentur and Kurt Russell's futuristic thriller "Escape from New York" of 15 years ago. This one is set in America's other coastal megalopolis in the year 2013.(Útek z L.A.)

A COUCH IN NEW YORK- William Hurt is an American shrink who places an ad looking for an apartment and winds up with French dancer Juliette Binoche in this romantic comedy. (Pohovka V New Yorku)

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME- Disney's latest animated film matches Victor Hugo's classic with music from the composers who garnered an Oscar for Pocahontas. (Zvonár U Matky Božej)

THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU- Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer star in this H.G. Wells chiller. (Ostrov Dr. Moreau)

JACK- Francis Ford Coppola directs Robin Williams, who plays a 10-year-old in an unusual situation. (Jack)

STRIPTEASE- Demi Moore bares all as a Miami night club stripper in this Andrew Bergman film. (Striptíz)

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