Search results for "Bruce Beresford"


Bonnie & Clyde (2013)

Bonnie and Clyde is a two-part film about two Depression-era outlaws, starring Emile Hirsch as Clyde Barrow and Holliday Grainger as Bonnie Parker. It is based on the true ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Holliday Grainger  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Dale Dickey  •  Lane Garrison

Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (2012)

A conservative lawyer named Diane takes her two teenage children Jake and Zoe to meet their estranged, hippie grandmother in Woodstock after her husband asks for a divorce.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Catherine Keener  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Chace Crawford

Mao's Last Dancer (2009) RT 55% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2011

At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Chi Cao  •  Chengwu Guo  •  Wen Bin Huang  •  Joan Chen

The Contract (2006) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  John Cusack  •  Alice Krige  •  Megan Dodds

And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Dec 2005

In 1914, the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa (Antonio Banderas) invites studios to shoot his actual battles against Porfírio Diaz army to raise funds for financing guns and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War • Western
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Eion Bailey  •  Alan Arkin  •  Jim Broadbent

Evelyn (2002) RT 64% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sophie Vavasseur  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Julianna Margulies

Double Jeopardy (1999) RT 25% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 2000

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Ashley Judd  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Annabeth Gish

Paradise Road (1997) RT 48% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It was ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Frances McDormand  •  Pauline Collins  •  Cate Blanchett

Last Dance (1996) RT 29% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett, a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As Hayes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Sharon Stone  •  Rob Morrow  •  Randy Quaid  •  Peter Gallagher

Silent Fall (1994) RT 24% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jun 2000

An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Linda Hamilton  •  John Lithgow  •  J. T. Walsh




A Good Man in Africa (1994) RT 11% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Feb 1995

Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Colin Friels  •  Sean Connery  •  John Lithgow  •  Diana Rigg

Rich in Love (1993) RT 67% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jul 1993

The legendary Albert Finney heads an all-star cast (Jill Clayburgh, Kyle MacLachlan and Ethan Hawke) in this heartwarming drama of a retired man whose family blossoms after ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Kathryn Erbe  •  Kyle MacLachlan

Black Robe (1991) RT 92% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 1998

In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Lothaire Bluteau  •  Aden Young  •  Sandrine Holt  •  August Schellenberg

Mister Johnson (1990) RT 82% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 1992

In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Maynard Eziashi  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Edward Woodward  •  Beatie Edney

Driving Miss Daisy (1989) RT 82% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 1997

The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her colored chauffeur Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Patti LuPone

Her Alibi (1989) RT 15% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Nov 1998

A writer of BAD detective novels is in full writers' block. He pretends to be the alibi of a beautiful woman who was arrested for murder at first thinking her innocent, but as ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Paulina Porizkova  •  William Daniels  •  James Farentino

Aria (1987)

Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Nicolas Roeg  •  Bruce Beresford  •  Charles Sturridge  •  Julien Temple  •  Ken Russell  •  Franc Roddam  •  Bill Bryden  •  Derek Jarman
CAST:  Theresa Russell  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Buck Henry  •  Stephanie Lane

Crimes of the Heart (1986) RT 81% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Jessica Lange  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Sam Shepard

The Fringe Dwellers (1986) RT Audience 60%

The story of an Aboriginal family's attempts to forge a new life for themselves within the segregated society. At the urging of headstrong teenager Trilby, the Comeaways ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Ernie Dingo  •  Justine Saunders  •  Kristina Nehm

King David (1985) RT 8% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2003

This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Alice Krige  •  Denis Quilley  •  Cherie Lunghi