Search results for "David Cronenberg"


A History of Violence (2005) RT 87% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Mar 2006

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Maria Bello  •  Heidi Hayes  •  Ashton Holmes

Crash (1996) RT 58% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Nov 1998

After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  James Spader  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  Holly Hunter  •  Elias Koteas

Dead Ringers (1988) RT 83% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  Heidi von Palleske  •  Barbara Gordon

Eastern Promises (2007) RT 89% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2007

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl

Existenz (1999) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Jude Law  •  Ian Holm  •  Willem Dafoe

Naked Lunch (1991) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2003

After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Judy Davis  •  Ian Holm  •  Julian Sands

Scanners (1981) RT 80% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jennifer O'Neill  •  Stephen Lack  •  Patrick McGoohan  •  Lawrence Dane

Shivers (1975) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Dec 1999

The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Paul Hampton  •  Joe Silver  •  Lynn Lowry  •  Barbara Steele

The Brood (1979) RT 78% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Aug 2003

A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Art Hindle  •  Henry Beckman

The Dead Zone (1983) RT 90% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Christopher Walken  •  Brooke Adams  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Martin Sheen




The Fly (1986) RT 91% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Sep 2000

When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Geena Davis  •  John Getz  •  Joy Boushel

Videodrome (1983) RT 78% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 1998

A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  James Woods  •  Sonja Smits  •  Debbie Harry  •  Peter Dvorsky

Rabid (1977) RT 67% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Oct 2000

After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood -- the only ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Marilyn Chambers  •  Frank Moore  •  Joe Silver  •  Howard Ryshpan

M. Butterfly (1993) RT 42% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2006

In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  John Lone  •  Barbara Sukowa  •  Ian Richardson

Spider (2002) RT 85% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A brilliant and powerful psychological thriller about a deeply disturbed boy, Spider, who ‘sees’ his father brutally murder his mother and replace her with a prostitute. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Lynn Redgrave

From the Drain (1967) RT Audience 9%

The film is centered on two men in a bathtub; it is implied that they are veterans of some past conflict. The first man is paranoid about the drain of the tub, the second ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Mort Ritts  •  Stefan Nosko

Stereo (1969) RT 60% / Audience 31%

Disguised as an educational film. Stereo purports to be a report on the "Canadian Academy of Erotic Inquiry's" experiments to induce telepathy in eight experimental subjects. ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Ronald Mlodzik  •  Jack Messinger  •  Iain Ewing  •  Clara Mayer

Crimes of the Future (1970) RT 60% / Audience 31%

Crimes of the Future is set in a future where sexually mature women appear to have been obliterated by a plague produced by the use of cosmetics. It details the wanderings of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Ronald Mlodzik  •  Jon Lidolt  •  Tania Zolty  •  Jack Messinger

Fast Company (1979) RT 88% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Apr 2004

An early departure from director David Cronenberg's canon of visceral horror, 1979's Fast Company profiles one of his personal passions, racecars, in a gritty melodrama that ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  William Smith  •  Claudia Jennings  •  John Saxon  •  Nicholas Campbell

Camera (2000) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2004

While a veteran actor laments the state of film and film acting, a group of young children sneak a Panavision camera into the apartment where the actor resides and decide to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Leslie Carlson