Search results for "Bill Paxton"


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 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

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

Titanic (1997) RT 88% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Sep 2012

84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Frances Fisher  •  Billy Zane

Weird Science (1985) RT 56% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Kelly LeBrock  •  Ilan Mitchell-Smith  •  Bill Paxton

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

Aliens (1986) RT 98% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jun 1999

When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Carrie Henn  •  Michael Biehn  •  Lance Henriksen

Apollo 13 (1995) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 2004

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Bill Paxton  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Gary Sinise

Boxing Helena (1993) RT 19% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Apr 2001

A top surgeon is besotted with a beautiful woman who once ditched him. Unable to come to terms with life without her, he tries to convince her that they need each other. She ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Chambers Lynch
CAST:  Julian Sands  •  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Bill Paxton  •  Kurtwood Smith




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

Commando (1985)

John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark L. Lester
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Rae Dawn Chong  •  Dan Hedaya  •  Vernon Wells

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

Mighty Joe Young (1998) RT 52% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Mar 1999

As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Rade Serbedzija  •  Bill Paxton  •  Regina King

One False Move (1992) RT 98% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Carl Franklin
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Cynda Williams  •  Bill Paxton  •  Michael Beach

Predator 2 (1990) RT 25% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth -- and this time, it's drawn to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Kevin Peter Hall  •  Danny Glover  •  Gary Busey  •  Rubén Blades

Streets of Fire (1984) RT 62% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 1998

Raven Shaddock and his gang of merciless biker friends kidnap rock singer Ellen Aim. Ellen's former lover, soldier-for-hire Tom Cody, happens to be passing through town on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Music • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Walter Hill
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Diane Lane  •  Rick Moranis  •  Amy Madigan

Stripes (1981) RT 86% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jun 2001

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Harold Ramis  •  Warren Oates  •  P. J. Soles