Search results for "Charles Cyphers"


Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) RT 97% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2003

The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Austin Stoker  •  John Carpenter  •  Darwin Joston  •  Laurie Zimmer

Coming Home (1978) RT 81% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2002

The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde (Jane Fonda) decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin (Jon Voight) ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Jon Voight  •  Bruce Dern  •  Penelope Milford

Elvis (1979) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Shelley Winters  •  Bing Russell  •  Robert Grayson

Escape from New York (1981) RT 85% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2000

In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Lee Van Cleef  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Donald Pleasence

Halloween (1978) RT 92% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1997

In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Donald Pleasence  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Nancy Kyes  •  P. J. Soles

Halloween II (1981) RT 31% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Sep 1998

After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rick Rosenthal
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Charles Cyphers  •  Jeffrey Kramer

Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Gene Quintano
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Tim Curry

Major League (1989) RT 82% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2002

When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David S. Ward
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Charlie Sheen  •  Corbin Bernsen  •  Margaret Whitton

John Carpenter's The Fog (1980)

Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Janet Leigh  •  John Houseman

Truck Turner (1974) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Isaac Hayes  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Alan Weeks  •  Annazette Chase




Gleaming the Cube (1989)

The cult classic 80’s B-film where the slacker skateboarder gets off his butt and cases down criminals. A skateboarding boy named Brian played by Christian Slater has a pretty ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Graeme Clifford
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Tony Hawk  •  Stacy Peralta  •  Rodney Mullen

Methodic (2007)

Methodic tells the story of a boy who becomes demonically possessed by an ominous presence known as "The Dollman". Forced to obey his dark half, the boy ultimately murders his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Chris R. Notarile
CAST:  Brandon Slagle  •  Niki Rubin  •  Rachael Robbins  •  Charles Cyphers

Memorial Day (1983) RT 9% / Audience 33%

An attorney finds himself at the center of a surprise reunion with the veterans of his platoon from Vietnam.The reunion stirs up painful memories and disturbing secrets for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Mike Farrell  •  Danny Glover  •  Shelley Fabares  •  Edward Herrmann

Borderline (1980) RT Audience 29%

Jeb Maynard is a patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border, whose partner and buddy Scooter has just been murdered. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jerrold Freedman
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Bert Remsen  •  Michael Lerner

Mach 2 (2001)

A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fred Olen Ray
CAST:  Shannon Whirry  •  Brian Bosworth  •  Ai Wan  •  Michael Dorn

A Force of One (1979) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Karate champion Matt Logan is enlisted by the police to train officers in self-defense after narcotics agents are killed by an assailant using the martial arts.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Aaron
CAST:  Chuck Norris  •  Jennifer O'Neill  •  Clu Gulager  •  Ron O'Neal

Someone's Watching Me! (1978)

A woman is being watched in her apartment by a stranger, who also calls and torments her. A cat-and-mouse game begins.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Lauren Hutton  •  David Birney  •  Adrienne Barbeau  •  Len Lesser

Critical Mass (2001) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Jeffers works security at a nuclear power plant. The plant is being decommissioned, and a politician is touring the plant and videotaping his comments regarding the closing. A ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fred Olen Ray
CAST:  Treat Williams  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Udo Kier  •  Blake Clark

The Missiles of October (1974) RT 83% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Based in part on Robert F. Kennedy's book, "Thirteen Days," this film profiles the Kennedy Administration's actions during the Cuban Missile Crisis.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  William Devane  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Howard Da Silva  •  James Hong