Search results for "Curtis Hanson"


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L.A. Confidential (1997) RT 99% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Guy Pearce  •  Danny DeVito  •  James Cromwell

8 Mile (2002) RT 76% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 2003

The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr summons ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Eminem  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Kim Basinger  •  Brittany Murphy

Bad Influence (1990) RT 71% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Rob Lowe  •  James Spader  •  Lisa Zane  •  Marcia Cross

Chasing Mavericks (2012) RT 31% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride the Northern California break known as Mavericks.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson  •  Michael Apted
CAST:  Leven Rambin  •  Gerard Butler  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Abigail Spencer

Too Big to Fail (2011) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2012

Based on the bestselling book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, 'Too Big to Fail' offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Topher Grace  •  Paul Giamatti  •  James Woods  •  Matthew Modine

Lucky You (2007) RT 29% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Sep 2007

A professional poker player whose astounding luck at the table fails to translate into his lonesome love life attempts to win the World Series of Poker while simultaneously ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Eric Bana  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Robert Duvall  •  Debra Messing

In Her Shoes (2005) RT 75% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Irresponsible party girl Maggie (Cameron Diaz) is kicked out of her father's (Ken Howard) and stepmother's (Candice Azzara) home, where she lives for free, and is taken in by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Toni Collette  •  Richard Burgi  •  Candice Azzara

The River Wild (1994) RT 55% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Nov 1998

While on a family vacation, Meryl Streep takes on a pair of armed killers (led by Kevin Bacon) while navigating a spectacularly violent river.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  David Strathairn  •  Joseph Mazzello  •  Stephanie Sawyer

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992) RT 63% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Annabella Sciorra  •  Rebecca De Mornay  •  Matt McCoy  •  Ernie Hudson

The Bedroom Window (1987) RT 86% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Isabelle Huppert  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Paul Shenar




The Children of Times Square (1986) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Sep 1990

An alienated teenage boy runs away from home and ventures to New York City where he falls in with a gang of juvenile delinquents working as drug dealers and pickpockets for a ...  (more)

GENRES: TV movie
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Howard Rollins  •  Joanna Cassidy  •  David Ackroyd  •  Danny Nucci

Losin' It (1983) RT 22% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Set in 1965, four Los Angeles school friends -- Woody, Dave, Spider and Wendell -- go on a series of misadventures when they head to Tijuana, Mexico, for a night of cruisin', ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jackie Earle Haley  •  John Stockwell  •  John P. Navin, Jr.

The Little Dragons (1980)

Karate experts attempt to rescue a girl who was kidnapped by a mother and her two psycho sons.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Charles Lane  •  Ann Sothern  •  Chris Petersen  •  Pat Petersen

Sweet Kill (1972)

Horror and suspense in the story of a psychotic maniac who literally "loves" women to death.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Tab Hunter  •  Cherie Latimer  •  Nadyne Turney  •  Isabel Jewell

The Goonies (1985) RT 70% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Sean Astin  •  Josh Brolin  •  Jeff Cohen  •  Corey Feldman

Adaptation (2002)

A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Meryl Streep  •  Chris Cooper  •  Tilda Swinton

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