Search results for "Alex Karras"

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Against All Odds (1984) RT 67% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Dec 1999

She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Rachel Ward  •  James Woods  •  Alex Karras

Blazing Saddles (1974) RT 90% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cleavon Little  •  Gene Wilder  •  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn

Buffalo '66 (1998) RT 76% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincent Gallo
CAST:  Vincent Gallo  •  Christina Ricci  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Mickey Rourke

FM (1978)

Q-SKY is the #1 radio station in Los Angeles mainly because of the music they play; running the station the way they want to, it has made them a ratings success.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  John A. Alonzo
CAST:  Martin Mull  •  Cleavon Little  •  Norman Lloyd  •  Eileen Brennan

Porky's (1981)

Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to lose their virginity which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
CAST:  Dan Monahan  •  Mark Herrier  •  Wyatt Knight  •  Cyril O'Reilly

Victor Victoria (1982) RT 96% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2000

A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  James Garner  •  Robert Preston  •  Lesley Ann Warren

Babe (1975) RT 97% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 2003

This is the life story of Babe Didrikson Zaharias, one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century, from her early Texas tomboy days to her Gold Medal triumphs at the 1932 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  Susan Clark  •  Alex Karras  •  Slim Pickens  •  Jeanette Nolan

Paper Lion (1968) RT Audience 49%

Sportswriter George Plimpton poses as a rookie quarterback for the Detroit Lions for a "Sports Illustrated" article.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alex March
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Lauren Hutton  •  David Doyle  •  Alex Karras

Mad Bull (1977) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 1991

An embittered professional wrestler, convinced that his life has no meaning outside the ring, meets a beautiful woman. Unlike most of the women he has known, she seems to be ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Doniger  •  Len Steckler
CAST:  Alex Karras  •  Susan Anspach  •  Elisha Cook, Jr.  •  Tracey Walter

Word of Honor (1981) RT Audience 50%

A reporter refuses to reveal his source in the case of the murder of a young girl. As a result, he and his family are shunned by the residents of the small town in which they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Damski
CAST:  Karl Malden  •  Rue McClanahan  •  Ron Silver  •  Largo Woodruff

Nobody's Perfekt (1981)

While everyone knows you can't fight City Hall, there are those who, for whatever reason, can't resist the challenge. Three slightly disturbed psychiatric patients decide to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Bonerz
CAST:  Gabe Kaplan  •  Robert Klein  •  Susan Clark  •  Alex Rocco

When Time Ran Out (1980) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Feb 2009

An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  William Holden  •  Edward Albert

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