Search results for "C. Thomas Howell"


Hourglass (1996) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Jan 1996

A business executive gets mixed up with a killer female and her lesbian roommate, who plot to take over his fashion business.  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  C. Thomas Howell
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Sofia Shinas  •  Anthony Ward Clark  •  Colette O'Connell

The Big Fall (1997)

DVD release: Jun 2005

L.A. private detective is hired to investigate the disappearance of an alluring woman's brother. Surrounded by double-crossing deals and dangerous relation, Rybeck will have ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  C. Thomas Howell
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Sophie Ward  •  Jeff Kober  •  Sam Seder

The Genesis Code (2010) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2012

A college hockey player and a female journalism student struggle to find common ground with their spiritual faith and scientific studies.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson  •  C. Thomas Howell
CAST:  Kelsey Sanders  •  C.R. Lewis  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Logan Bartholomew

The Land That Time Forgot (2009) RT Audience 9%

DVD release: Jul 2009

Shipwrecked castaways stumble upon the mysterious island of Caprona in the Bermuda Triangle, confronting man-eating dinosaurs and a stranded German U-Boat crew while trying to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  C. Thomas Howell
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Timothy Bottoms  •  Lindsey McKeon  •  Darren Dalton

The Day the Earth Stopped (2008) RT Audience 15%

DVD release: Dec 2008

Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  C. Thomas Howell
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Judd Nelson  •  Darren Dalton  •  Sinead McCafferty

War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (2008) RT Audience 9%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Two years after the Martian invasion, George Herbert's worst fears are realized: The Aliens have returned. As a second wave of Martian walkers lay waste to what's left of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  C. Thomas Howell
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Fred Griffith  •  Zack Beseda  •  Christopher Reid

Dead Fire (1997)

DVD release: Apr 2001

The year is 2062. The Earth is no longer inhabitable and has been left in ruins. On-board the space station USS Legacy in orbit around Earth, the Earth's population are in ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Lee
CAST:  Colin Cunningham  •  Monika Schnarre  •  Matt Frewer  •  C. Thomas Howell

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) RT 98% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2002

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Henry Thomas  •  Peter Coyote  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Erika Eleniak

Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)

Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Patrick Swayze  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh

H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds (2005)

In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' classic sci-fi horror, civilization is laid to ruin when a super race of aliens invades Earth. In a blink of an eye, massive "walkers" ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Michael Latt
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Rhett Giles  •  Jake Busey  •  Peter Greene




Hidalgo (2004) RT 47% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Zuleikha Robinson  •  Omar Sharif  •  Adam Alexi-Malle

Red Dawn (1984) RT 53% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2001

It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Lea Thompson  •  Darren Dalton

Secret Admirer (1985) RT 33% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 2003

When high-school heartthrob Michael receives an unsigned love letter, he assumes it's from knock-out prom queen Deborah Anne instead of pretty honor student Toni. And when ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Greenwalt
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Kelly Preston  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Dee Wallace

The Crimson Code (1999)

FBI Agent Jason Chandler has devoted his life to enforcing the law. But on the trail of a series of mysterious murders surrounding some of society's deadliest serial killers, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jeremy Haft
CAST:  Patrick Muldoon  •  Cathy Moriarty  •  Tim Thomerson  •  Fred Ward

The Hitcher (1986) RT 61% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 1999

A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Harmon
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Jeffrey DeMunn

The Outsiders (1983) RT 65% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 1999

When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Ralph Macchio  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Patrick Swayze

Side Out (1990) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Jul 2004

A law student comes to California for the summer and ends up playing professional volleyball.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Israelson
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Peter Horton  •  Courtney Thorne-Smith  •  Harley Jane Kozak

Soul Man (1986)

Soul Man is a comedy film made in 1986 about a man who undergoes racial transformation with pills to qualify for an African-American-only scholarship at Harvard Law School. It ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steve Miner
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Rae Dawn Chong  •  Arye Gross  •  James Earl Jones

Far Out Man (1990) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 1999

An aging hippie sets out on a trip across America to find his family.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tommy Chong
CAST:  Tommy Chong  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Rae Dawn Chong  •  Shelby Chong

Tank (1984) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Jun 1998

After relocating his family - and his prized restored Sherman tank - to a small Georgia town, Sargeant Major Zack Carey (James Garner) butts heads with the local sheriff. Zack ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  James Garner  •  Shirley Jones  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Mark Herrier