This is a 2 DVD set of two great productions by Dodi Fayed and Jack Wiener, directed by Robert Mandel and Richard Franklin...F/X (1986) and F/X 2 (1991), starring Bryan Brown and Brian Dennehy. The set is new, factory sealed, and was released in 2010 by TGG Direct. Following are the synopses and additional information for each movie, as taken from the back cover.
F/X || Rollie Tyler (Bryan Brown) is the best special effects artist in showbiz. But this time it's not the studios seeking him out...it's the Justice Department. His assignment: to stage an assassination of an important underworld witness. And after he pulls the illusion off -- making the informant disappear -- Rollie is dumbfounded to learn that he's being pinned for the murder! Double-crossed and now hunted by those who hired him, Rollie quickly learns that he can trust no one...and that the only thing left that can save his life is his unequated mastery of illusion!
Rated R | Color | 1986 | Approx. Running Time: 109 minutes | 1000756
F/X 2 || Five years after his first deadly adventure, Rollie Tyler (Bryan Brown) has left the special effects business and now designs sophisticated electronic toys for a living. But when his girlfriend's ex-husband (Tom Mason), a police detective, persuades him to devise an illusion to capture a serial killer, Rollie is once again lured into the lethal world of make-believe. And soon, he finds himself trapped in a murderous maze of deceit and treachery in which he must depend on his ingenious trick -- and his friendship with detective Leo McCarthy (Brian Dennehy) -- to expose a terrifying underworld conspiracy...but only if he can stay alive!