Search results for "Billy Bob Thornton"


All the Pretty Horses (2000) RT 32% / Audience 42%

DVD release: May 2001

The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Henry Thomas  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Sam Shepard

Sling Blade (1996) RT 96% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Robert Duvall  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  J. T. Walsh

Daddy and Them (2001) RT 83% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 2004

When an uncle is charged with murder, the event reverberates throughout a poor Arkansas family, including a struggling musician and his wife, her mother, her sister, and his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Laura Dern  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Diane Ladd  •  Kelly Preston

Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012) RT 34% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. Do the scars of the past hide differences that will tear them apart ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Shawnee Smith  •  Ray Stevenson

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

Armageddon (1998)

When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Ben Affleck  •  Liv Tyler

Bad News Bears (2005) RT 48% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Ken Medlock  •  Aman Johal  •  Greg Kinnear

Bad Santa (2003) RT 78% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terry Zwigoff
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Tony Cox  •  Brett Kelly  •  Lauren Graham

Bandits (2001) RT 64% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Troy Garity

Bound by Honor (1993)

Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Damian Chapa  •  Jesse Borrego  •  Benjamin Bratt  •  Enrique Castillo




Dead Man (1995) RT 71% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2001

On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Western
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Gary Farmer  •  Crispin Glover  •  Lance Henriksen

Friday Night Lights (2004) RT 81% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Gary Gaines, the coach of a local football team in small-town Odessa, Texas, propels his squad to the state championships. But the path to glory is paved with racial and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Lucas Black  •  Garrett Hedlund  •  Derek Luke

Love Actually (2003) RT 63% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in, and out, of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Colin Firth  •  Sienna Guillory

Monster's Ball (2001) RT 85% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Set in the Southern United States, 'Monster's Ball' is a tale of a racist white man, Hank, who falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically Hank is a prison ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Heath Ledger  •  Sean Combs

On Deadly Ground (1994) RT 10% / Audience 35%

DVD release: May 1999

Forrest Taft is an environmental agent who works for the Aegis Oil Company in Alaska. Aegis Oil's corrupt CEO, Michael Jennings, is the kind of person who doesn't care whether ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Seagal
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  Michael Caine  •  Joan Chen  •  John C. McGinley

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

Pushing Tin (1999) RT 48% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Two air traffic controllers (John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton) who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Angelina Jolie

The Apostle (1997) RT 91% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 1998

After his happy life spins out of control, a preacher from Texas changes his name, goes to Louisiana and starts preaching on the radio.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Duvall
CAST:  Robert Duvall  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  June Carter Cash  •  Farrah Fawcett

The Astronaut Farmer (2006) RT 57% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Jon Gries  •  Max Thieriot

The Ice Harvest (2005) RT 46% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2006

A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Lara Phillips  •  Bill Noble