Search results for "Ed Asner"


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

Elf (2003) RT 84% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Nov 2004

When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Daniel Tay  •  James Caan

Should've Been Romeo (2012)

A self-centered, middle-aged pitchman for a potato chip company loses his job and his livelihood just as his octogenarian grandfather is dropped on his doorstep unexpectedly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Marcia Bennett
CAST:  Paul Ben-Victor  •  Ed Asner  •  Jordenn Thompson  •  Carol Kane

Let Go (2011) RT Audience 34%

DVD release: Aug 2012

Walter Dishman, a married and melancholy parole officer, deals with three eccentric ex-convicts who have been placed under his supervision.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Brian Jett
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  David Denman  •  Ed Asner

Hopelessly in June (2011) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 2012

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GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincent Brantley
CAST:  Vincent Brantley  •  Carolyn Neff  •  Peter Jason  •  Keith David

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

All-Star Superman (2011) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Feb 2011

Lex Luthor enacts his plan to rid the world of Superman, once and for all. Succeeding with solar radiation poisoning, the Man of Steel is slowly dying. With what little times ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation
DIRECTION:  Sam Liu
CAST:  James Denton  •  Christina Hendricks  •  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Ed Asner

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Sep 2010

Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with superhuman powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation
DIRECTION:  Lauren Montgomery
CAST:  Summer Glau  •  Ed Asner  •  Timothy Daly  •  Andre Braugher

Gigantic (2008)

Young mattress salesman Brian decides to adopt a baby from China but is distracted when he forms a relationship with quirky, wealthy Harriet whom he meets at his mattress ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Matt Aselton
CAST:  Zooey Deschanel  •  John Goodman  •  Paul Dano  •  Ed Asner

Hard Four (2007) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Aug 2010

When legendary gambler Golden Hands Segal suffers a fatal heart attack at the craps table in Las Vegas, his grandson Freddy Meingold and boyhood pal Spencer Ragusa have less ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Dennis
CAST:  Ross Benjamin  •  Samuel Gould  •  Charlene Blaine  •  Charles Dennis




Christmas Is Here Again (2007) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Nov 2008

When the evil Krad steals Santa's toy bag, he crushes the holiday spirit- and over time, the world's children forget all about Christmas. Now, a wide-eyed orphan and her band ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Robert Zappia
CAST:  Jay Leno  •  Ed Asner  •  Kathy Bates  •  Madison Davenport

The Christmas Card (2006) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2007

US Army sergeant Cody Cullen's horror tour in Afghanistan ends when his mate Jonesy is blown to pieces while they deliver medical supplies in Nurestan. Cody is sent home to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Stephen Bridgewater
CAST:  John Newton  •  Ed Asner  •  Alice Evans  •  Peter Jason

Sir! No Sir! (2005)

Sir! No Sir! is a documentary film about the anti-war movement within the ranks of the United States Military during the Vietnam War. It consists in part of interviews with ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • War
DIRECTION:  David Zeiger
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Jane Fonda  •  Ed Asner  •  Troy Garity

Sleeping Dogs Lie (2005) RT 55% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Jeff Hannon (Wilk) from the forever away world of Cincinnatti, Ohio has stumbled upon what he believes to be a 25 year old murder in a small Texas town. His ceaseless ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Lessner
CAST:  Maynard James Keenan  •  Brad Wilk  •  Ed Asner  •  Chelsea Field

The Oil Factor (2005)

Examines the link between oil interests and current U.S. military interventions. It includes original footage shot over a four-month period in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Audrey Brohy  •  Gerard Ungerman
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Michael Ruppert

The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay (2003) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Alison Dodge, a 17-year old raised by her mother, decides on her own to spend her last summer before college getting to know her father  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Sam Pillsbury
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Tim Matheson  •  Sean Young  •  Ed Asner

The Man Who Saved Christmas (2002) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2008

Alfred Carlton Gilbert invented the Erector Set and is trying to get it onto the toy shelves of the country. A.C. is startled to be summoned to the White House, where top ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sturla Gunnarsson
CAST:  Kelly Rowan  •  Ed Asner  •  Jason Alexander

John XXIII (2002)

This is a two-part Italian television mini-series directed by Giorgio Capitani and broadcasted in April 2002 on Rai Uno. It is the life story of Pope John XXIII, nicknamed ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Giorgio Capitani
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Massimo Ghini  •  Claude Rich  •  Michael Mendl

Out of the Woods (2005)

Matt, a self-absorbed young attorney, goes to visit his grandfather - an eccentric recluse who lives in the backwoods without gas, electricity, or phone - to convince him not ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Romance • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Stephen Bridgewater
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Jason London  •  Mel Harris  •  Missy Crider