Search results for "Bill Paxton"


The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005) RT 63% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2006

The Greatest Game Ever Played is a 2005 biographical sports film based on the life of 20 year old Francis Ouimet who defeated his idol,1900 US Open Champion, Harry Vardon. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Bill Paxton
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Stephen Dillane  •  Josh Flitter  •  Peter Firth

Frailty (2001) RT 73% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bill Paxton
CAST:  Bill Paxton  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Powers Boothe  •  Matt O'Leary

The Terminator (1984) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 1997

In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Michael Biehn  •  Linda Hamilton  •  Paul Winfield

A Simple Plan (1998) RT 90% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Bill Paxton  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Brent Briscoe

2 Guns (2013) RT 64% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Nov 2013

A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Paula Patton  •  Bill Paxton

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  Tom Cruise  •  Bill Paxton  •  Charlotte Riley

Million Dollar Arm (2014) RT 63% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Oct 2014

In a last-ditch effort to save his career, sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) dreams up a wild game plan to find Major League Baseball’s next great pitcher from a pool of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Craig Gillespie
CAST:  Jon Hamm  •  Bill Paxton  •  Lake Bell  •  Suraj Sharma

Nightcrawler (2014) RT 95% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2015

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dan Gilroy
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Bill Paxton  •  Rene Russo  •  Kevin Rahm

Red Wing (2013) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Jul 2014

A socially thought-provoking and stirring love story based on the French novella, 'François Le Champi' by George Sand.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Will Wallace
CAST:  Bill Paxton  •  Luke Perry  •  Frances Fisher  •  Joelle Carter

Shanghai Calling (2012) RT 53% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Sep 2013

When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Daniel Hsia
CAST:  Daniel Henney  •  Eliza Coupe  •  Bill Paxton  •  Alan Ruck




Haywire (2012) RT 80% / Audience 41%

DVD release: May 2012

Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Gina Carano  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Channing Tatum

The Good Life (2007)

A story about a mostly normal young man who makes the most out of fitting in when he obviously doesn't.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Stephen Berra
CAST:  Mark Webber  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Bill Paxton

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (2005) RT 88% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Twelve men who belong to one of the world's most exclusive fraternities -- people who've walked on the surface of the moon -- are paid homage in this documentary. Using ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Mark Cowen
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Bill Paxton  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Scott Glenn

Haven (2004) RT 13% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Dec 2006

During a weekend, two shady businessmen flee to the Cayman Islands to avoid federal prosecution. But their escape ignites a chain reaction that leads a British native to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank E. Flowers
CAST:  Razaaq Adoti  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Agnes Bruckner  •  Joy Bryant

Thunderbirds (2004)

Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  Brady Corbet  •  Soren Fulton  •  Debora Weston  •  Lou Hirsch

Club Dread (2004) RT 29% / Audience 43%

DVD release: May 2004

When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort -- a hedonistic island paradise for swingers --- it's up to the club's staff to stop ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Jay Chandrasekhar
CAST:  Kevin Heffernan  •  Jay Chandrasekhar  •  Paul Soter  •  Erik Stolhanske