Search results for "Christopher Plummer"

A Beautiful Mind (2001) RT 75% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 2002

At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Ed Harris  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Christopher Plummer

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) RT 86% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2012

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Rooney Mara  •  Robin Wright

An American Tail (1986) RT 69% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2004

A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
CAST:  Phillip Glasser  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Nehemiah Persoff  •  Erica Yohn

Ararat (2002) RT 55% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A variety of characters, some close relatives, others distant strangers, are each affected by the making of a film about the Armenian Genocide of 1915.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Atom Egoyan
CAST:  Simon Abkarian  •  Charles Aznavour  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Arsinée Khanjian

Inside Man (2006) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2006

An efficient gang enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors, and takes hostages. They work deliberately, without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Jodie Foster  •  Clive Owen  •  Christopher Plummer

The Sound of Music (1965)

Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Richard Haydn

Up (2009) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2009

After a lifetime of dreaming of traveling the world, 78-year-old homebody Carl flies away on an unbelievable adventure with Russell, an 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Bob Peterson  •  Pete Docter
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Jordan Nagai  •  Bob Peterson

Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014) RT 36% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Feb 2015

Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara, he feels like a fraud: he hasn’t really tasted life, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Toni Collette  •  Tracy-Ann Oberman

Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013) RT 38% / Audience 48%

Muhammad Ali’s historic Supreme Court battle from behind closed doors. When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  Danny Glover  •  Frank Langella  •  Ed Begley, Jr.

The Legend of Sarila (2013) RT Audience 26%

Three young Inuits set off in search of a promised land to save their clan from starvation.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Nancy Florence Savard
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  Rachelle Lefevre  •  Dustin Milligan  •  Tim Rozon

Titans of the Ice Age (2013)

Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the beautiful and otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  David Clark
CAST:  Christopher Plummer

Barrymore (2012) RT 71% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2013

Christopher Plummer treads the boards as a past-his-prime John Barrymore.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Canuel
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  John Plumpis

Priest (2011)

In an alternate world, humanity and vampires have warred for centuries. After the last Vampire War, the veteran Warrior Priest lives in obscurity with other humans inside one ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Scott Stewart
CAST:  Paul Bettany  •  Cam Gigandet  •  Karl Urban  •  Lily Collins

The Tempest (2010) RT 30% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Featuring a mesmerizing performance by Christopher Plummer as Prospero, Shakespeare's The Tempest is brought from the stage of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Des McAnuff  •  Shelagh O'Brien
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  Geraint Wyn Davies  •  Dion Johnstone  •  James Blendick

Beginners (2010)

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Mills
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Mélanie Laurent  •  Goran Višnjić

My Dog Tulip (2009) RT 90% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jul 2011

The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Fierlinger  •  Sandra Fierlinger
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  Lynn Redgrave  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Peter Gerety

The Last Station (2009) RT 71% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2010

A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Helen Mirren  •  Paul Giamatti

9 (2009) RT 57% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Dec 2009

When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shane Acker
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  John C. Reilly  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Christopher Plummer

Emotional Arithmetic (2007) RT 25% / Audience 49%

Emotional Arithmetic tells the story of three people who formed a life-long bond while housed at a detention...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paolo Barzman
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Max von Sydow  •  Christopher Plummer

Already Dead (2007) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Jan 2008

When Thomas Archer's happy & successful life is all but ruined following a horrific attack he is presented with a perfect opportunity to exact physical revenge upon the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joe Otting
CAST:  Ron Eldard  •  Til Schweiger  •  Patrick Kilpatrick  •  Marisa Coughlan