Search results for "Chris Ellis"


Catch Me If You Can (2002) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2003

Frank W. Abagnale Jr. is a cunning con man -- posing as a doctor, lawyer and pilot all before turning 21. He's also a deft forger, and his work attracts the attention of FBI ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Tom Hanks  •  Christopher Walken  •  Martin Sheen

Jessabelle (2014) RT 26% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Jan 2015

A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kevin Greutert
CAST:  Sarah Snook  •  Mark Webber  •  Joelle Carter  •  David Andrews

Teenage Dirtbag (2009) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Oct 2009

A popular high school girl is harassed by a delinquent boy until they are placed in creative writing class together. Through written words, they create a bond, but tragically ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Regina Crosby
CAST:  Scott Michael Foster  •  Noa Hegesh  •  Chris Ellis  •  Bethany D. Hart

G-Force (2009) RT 22% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Dec 2009

A team of trained secret agent animals, guinea pigs Darwin, Juarez, Blaster, mole Speckles, and fly Mooch takes on a mission for the US government to stop evil Leonard Saber, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hoyt Yeatman
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Tracy Morgan  •  Jon Favreau

Gospel Hill (2008) RT 33% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Gospel Hill tells the intersecting story of two men in the fictional South Carolina town of Julia. Danny Glover plays John Malcolm, the son of a slain civil rights activist. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Giancarlo Esposito
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Danny Glover  •  Julia Stiles  •  Giancarlo Esposito

Live Free or Die Hard (2007) RT 82% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2007

John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Len Wiseman
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  Justin Long  •  Timothy Olyphant

In Enemy Hands (2004) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Oct 2004

At the height of Hitler's infamous U-boat war, the crew of the U.S.S. Swordfish were heading home after months at sea. They never made it. Now prisoners of war aboard U-boat ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Tony Giglio
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Scott Caan  •  Lauren Holly  •  Clark Gregg

The Watcher (2000) RT 10% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Sep 2003

FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joe Charbanic
CAST:  James Spader  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Ernie Hudson

October Sky (1999) RT 90% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes, and eventually became ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Chris Cooper  •  Laura Dern  •  Chris Owen

Home Fries (1998) RT 31% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Dorian and Angus chase down their womanizing stepfather with a helicopter, frightening him to death. In his effort to cover their tracks, Dorian begins investigating his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dean Parisot
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Luke Wilson  •  Jake Busey




Armageddon (1998)

An asteroid the size of Texas is heading directly toward Earth at 22,000 mph. NASA's executive director, Dan Truman, has only one option - to send up a crew to destroy the ...  (more)

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

Godzilla (1998) RT 16% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Dec 2000

When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Jean Reno  •  Maria Pitillo  •  Hank Azaria

Bean (1997)

Bean works as a caretaker at Britain's formidable Royal National Gallery, and his bosses want to fire him because he sleeps at work all the time, but can't because the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Peter MacNicol  •  John Mills  •  Pamela Reed

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

DVD release: Sep 2004

Technical troubles scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew in director Ron Howard's chronicle of this true-life ...  (more)

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

My Cousin Vinny (1992) RT 85% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Mitchell Whitfield

The Wonders (1996) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2014

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tom Hanks
CAST:  Tom Everett Scott  •  Liv Tyler  •  Johnathon Schaech  •  Steve Zahn

Faults (2014) RT 91% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Aug 2015

Claire is under the grip of a mysterious new cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire's parents recruit one of the world's foremost experts on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Riley Stearns
CAST:  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  Jon Gries  •  Chris Ellis  •  Lance Reddick

Love Liza (2002) RT 53% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2003

Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, website designer Wilson Joel turns to huffing gasoline fumes and remote control gaming while avoiding an inevitable ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Todd Louiso
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  J.D. Walsh  •  Jimmy Raskin  •  Kathy Bates

Rip It Off (2003) RT Audience 10%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Three women outsmart unsavory men who try to cheat them out of their take in an almost-botched casino heist.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gigi Gaston
CAST:  Alyson Hannigan  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Jennifer Esposito  •  Steve Harris

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) RT 87% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Gary Oldman  •  Tom Hardy  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt