Search results for "Darren McGavin"


Happy Mother's Day, Love George (1973)

An adopted teen who runs away to what he believes to be his birth town and mother, in the hopes of putting together the missing pieces of his sense of identity. He arrives ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Darren McGavin
CAST:  Patricia Neal  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Bobby Darin  •  Tessa Dahl

A Christmas Story (1983) RT 89% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 1999

The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Bob Clark
CAST:  Melinda Dillon  •  Darren McGavin  •  Peter Billingsley  •  Ian Petrella

Airport '77 (1977) RT 50% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Lee Grant  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Joseph Cotten

Billy Madison (1995) RT 46% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Darren McGavin  •  Bridgette Wilson  •  Bradley Whitford

Danielle Steel's A Perfect Stranger (1994)

A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Miller
CAST:  Robert Urich  •  Stacy Haiduk  •  Darren McGavin  •  Susan Sullivan

Happy Hell Night (1992) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Aug 2004

25 years ago at Winfield College, psycho-priest Zachary Malius murdered seven frat boys and was put away in the local asylum. Now, however, the same fraternity stages a prank ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian Owens
CAST:  Nick Gregory  •  Laura Carney  •  Darren McGavin  •  Charles Cragin

Captain America (1990) RT 8% / Audience 16%

DVD release: Jul 1992

During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America." Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • War
DIRECTION:  Albert Pyun
CAST:  Matt Salinger  •  Ronny Cox  •  Scott Paulin  •  Ned Beatty

By Dawn's Early Light (1990) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 2004

When a nuclear missile is launched by presumably Soviet forces toward Turkey, the beginning of the ultimate war to end all wars WW 3 is started. Powers Boothe, his girlfriend ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Jack Sholder
CAST:  Powers Boothe  •  Rebecca De Mornay  •  James Earl Jones  •  Martin Landau

Child in the Night (1990)

A child psychologist, Hollis who's marriage collapsed after she learned she was barren, bonds with Luke Winfield, who witnessed his father's murder at the hands of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Mike Robe
CAST:  JoBeth Williams  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Season Hubley  •  Mike Pniewski

The Diamond Trap (1988)

DVD release: Jan 1993

When streetwise Manhattan police detectives Rawlings (Howard Hesseman) and Brendan Thomas (Ed Marinaro) discover a major diamond heist is about to go down at a renowned ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Howard Hesseman  •  Brooke Shields  •  Darren McGavin  •  Dick O'Neill




Dead Heat (1988) RT 11% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2011

LAPD police officer, Roger Mortis is killed while arresting zombies who have been reanimated by the head of Dante Laboratories in order to carry out violent armed robberies.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Goldblatt
CAST:  Treat Williams  •  Joe Piscopo  •  Lindsay Frost  •  Vincent Price

From the Hip (1987) RT 29% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Apprentice lawyer Robin Weathers turns a civil suit into a headline grabbing charade. He must reexamine his scruples after his shenanigans win him a promotion in his firm, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Clark
CAST:  Elizabeth Perkins  •  John Hurt  •  Darren McGavin  •  Judd Nelson

Raw Deal (1986) RT 25% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Kathryn Harrold  •  Darren McGavin  •  Sam Wanamaker

Turk 182! (1985) RT 20% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Aug 2002

After New York City firefighter Terry Lynch is unable to receive any compensation for an injury incurred during the off-duty rescue of a young girl, he grows suicidal. Furious ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Clark
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Robert Urich  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Robert Culp

Hangar 18 (1980) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 2004

During a Space Shuttle mission a satellite rams a unidentified flying object. The UFO afterwards performs an emergency landing in the deserts of Arizona. However the White ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James L. Conway
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Robert Vaughn  •  Gary Collins  •  James Hampton

Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Twin brothers -- one rough and tough, the other a city-bred milquetoast -- compete for their father's fortune.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Family • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Jim Dale  •  Karen Valentine  •  Don Knotts  •  Jack Elam

No Deposit, No Return (1976) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Two rich children devise a way to escape their grandfather and visit their mother. Unfortunately for two hapless safe crackers, they become part of the plan.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Family
DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Kim Richards  •  Brad Savage  •  Barbara Feldon  •  Don Knotts

The Night Strangler (1973) RT 86% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 1998

After being run out of Las Vegas, Kolchak heads for Seattle and another reporting job with the local paper. It's not long before he is on the trail of another string of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Dan Curtis
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Jo Ann Pflug  •  Simon Oakland  •  Scott Brady