Search results for "J.J. Abrams"


Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) RT 86% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 2013

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Karl Urban

Mission: Impossible III (2006) RT 70% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Ving Rhames  •  Billy Crudup

Star Trek (2009) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2009

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Eric Bana

Star Wars: Episode IX (2019) RT Audience 100%

The next installment in the franchise, and the conclusion of the new 'Star Wars' trilogy.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Daisy Ridley  •  John Boyega  •  Adam Driver  •  Oscar Isaac

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Harrison Ford  •  Anthony Daniels

Super 8 (2011) RT 82% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 2011

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Kyle Chandler  •  Elle Fanning  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Amanda Michalka

Regarding Henry (1991) RT 46% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Annette Bening  •  Bill Nunn  •  Michael Haley

POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011) RT 73% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Aug 2011

A documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Morgan Spurlock
CAST:  Peter Berg  •  Paul Brennan  •  Ralph Nader  •  Brett Ratner

Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible (2010)

Leslie Iwerks' documentary takes audiences behind the scenes at ILM with in depth interviews with some of the company's top talent and showcases never before seen footage ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Leslie Iwerks
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  George Lucas  •  Steven Spielberg  •  Ron Howard

Blood, Boobs & Beast (2009) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Feb 2009

A look at the works and life of the late, great Don Dohler.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Horror
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Don Dohler  •  J.J. Abrams  •  Skizz Cyzyk  •  Lloyd Kaufman




Six Degrees of Separation (1993) RT 88% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2000

The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Stockard Channing  •  Ian McKellen

Showrunners (2014)

“Showrunners” is the first ever feature length documentary film to explore the fascinating world of US television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Des Doyle
CAST:  Joss Whedon  •  J.J. Abrams  •  Steven S. DeKnight  •  Ronald D. Moore

For the Love of Spock (2016)

A documentary film about the life of Star Trek's Mr. Spock as well as that of Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr. Spock for almost fifty years, written and directed by his ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Adam Nimoy
CAST:  Leonard Nimoy  •  William Shatner  •  George Takei  •  J.J. Abrams

50 Years of Star Trek (2016)

Over the last fifty years, America has been fascinated by Star Trek since it first aired in September of 1966. This 2-hour documentary celebrates the 50th anniversary through ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Ian Roumain
CAST:  Jared Padalecki  •  John Barrowman  •  Michael McKean  •  Matt Mira

Star Wars: Greatest Moments (2015)

Alex Zane counts down the top 20 Star Wars moments as voted by the public. Includes contributions from famous fans as well as the stars and crew of the intergalactic saga.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Tim Postins
CAST:  J.J. Abrams  •  Judd Apatow  •  David Boreanaz  •  Edith Bowman

Lennon or McCartney (2014)

550 Artists. 1 Question. Lennon or McCartney.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Matt Schichter
CAST:  James Valentine  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Adam Lambert  •  Adam Levine

Star Trek: Secrets of the Universe (2013)

Is building our own starship Enterprise possible? Will we ever travel between the stars as easily as they do in Star Trek? JJ Abrams' new feature, Star Trek Into Darkness, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Anthony Giacchino
CAST:  J.J. Abrams

Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed (2007)

Film-makers and academics discuss the use of mythology in Star Wars and the impact of the films on society  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Kevin Burns
CAST:  George Lucas  •  Linda Ellerbee  •  Newt Gingrich  •  Joan Breton Connelly