Search results for "Frederic Forrest"


The Conversation (1974) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  John Cazale  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Cindy Williams

Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988) RT 84% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Based on a true story. Shortly after World War II, Preston Tucker is a dynamic engineer and an enthusiastic showman who envisions the car of the future. Against mighty odds he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Joan Allen  •  Martin Landau  •  Frederic Forrest

Apocalypse Now (1979) RT 97% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Nov 2001

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Marlon Brando  •  Robert Duvall  •  Laurence Fishburne

Falling Down (1993)

On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Robert Duvall  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Tuesday Weld

Hammett (1982) RT 80% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2005

"This is an entirely imaginary story about the writer Dashiell Hammett, who... in the words of one of his most gifted contemporaries... helped get murder out of the vicar's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Frederic Forrest  •  Peter Boyle  •  Marilu Henner  •  Roy Kinnear

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmakers's Apocalypse (1991)

A chronicle of the production problems — including bad weather, actors' health, war near the filming locations, and more — which plagued the filming of Apocalypse Now, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  George Hickenlooper  •  Eleanor Coppola  •  Fax Bahr
CAST:  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Eleanor Coppola  •  John Milius  •  George Lucas

One from the Heart (1982) RT 48% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Teri Garr  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Lainie Kazan

Rain Without Thunder (1993) RT 50% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 1995

This evocative faux documentary imagines a dystopian near future in which the government monitors every woman's sexual activity. At its center is Allison Golding (Ali Thomas), ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Gary O. Bennett
CAST:  Ali Thomas  •  Betty Buckley  •  Iona Morris  •  Jeff Daniels

The Rose (1979) RT 86% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Alan Bates  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  David Keith

Trauma (1993) RT 29% / Audience 24%

DVD release: Feb 2005

An anorexic young woman escapes from a psychiatric clinic and meets a young man who wants to help. She is caught and returned to her parents, who are soon beheaded by a ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dario Argento
CAST:  Asia Argento  •  Brad Dourif  •  Sharon Barr  •  Lester Purry




Boogie Boy (1998) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Nov 1998

A man who has just been released from prison vows to start a new life, but is put to the test when an old cellmate appears.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Craig Hamann
CAST:  Mark Dacascos  •  Joan Jett  •  John Hawkes  •  Emily Lloyd

Music Box (1989)

A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Donald Moffat  •  Lukas Haas

The Two Jakes (1990) RT 65% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Nov 1999

This sequel to the classic Chinatown finds private detective Jake Gittes still haunted from the events of the first film. Hired by a man to investigate his wife's infidelities ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jack Nicholson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Meg Tilly  •  Madeleine Stowe

The Brave (1997) RT 33% / Audience 67%

A down-on-his-luck American Indian recently released from jail is offered the chance to "star" as the victim of a snuff film, the resulting pay of which could greatly help his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Johnny Depp
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Marshall Bell  •  Johnny Depp  •  Elpidia Carrillo

The Missouri Breaks (1976) RT 79% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Dec 2014

Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Arthur Penn
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Randy Quaid  •  Kathleen Lloyd

Valley Girl (1983) RT 83% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  E.G. Daily  •  Deborah Foreman  •  Michael Bowen

Andersonville (1996) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2004

This lengthy docudrama records the harrowing conditions at the Confederacy's most notorious prisoner-of-war camp. The drama unfolds through the eyes of a company of Union ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Frederic Forrest  •  Jarrod Emick  •  Cliff DeYoung  •  William H. Macy

Saigon—Year of the Cat (1983)

The year is 1974, and Barbara Dean (Judi Dench), a British assistant manager in a foreign bank in Saigon, begins a relationship with American Bob Chesneau (Frederic Forrest). ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Chic Murray  •  E. G. Marshall

The Gravy Train (1974)

Two rural West Virginia brothers leave home, rob an armored car and become fugitives.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack Starrett
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Margot Kidder  •  Barry Primus

Precious Victims (1993) RT Audience 33%

Paula and Robert Sims are desperate: their 12 days old baby has been kidnapped! Since there's no trace of the kidnappers, they address the public for help. Shortly after their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Levin
CAST:  Richard Thomas  •  Robyn Lively  •  Park Overall  •  Robby Benson