Search results for "James Earl Jones"

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Peter Cushing

Field of Dreams (1989) RT 86% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Ray Kinsella is an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Phil Alden Robinson
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  James Earl Jones  •  Amy Madigan  •  Timothy Busfield

A Piece of the Action (1977) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2004

How does retired cop Joshua Burke (James Earl Jones) get two career criminals, Manny Durrell (Sidney Poitier) and Dave Anderson (Bill Cosby), to follow the straight and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Poitier
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Bill Cosby  •  James Earl Jones  •  Denise Nicholas

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. A classic black and white war satire from director ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  George C. Scott  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Slim Pickens

Gimme Shelter (2013) RT 23% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Apr 2014

After running away from her abusive mother, a streetwise teen seeks refuge with her father, but he rejects her when he learns that she's pregnant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Krauss
CAST:  Vanessa Hudgens  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Brendan Fraser  •  Stephanie Szostak

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014) RT 10% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Jul 2014

After learning that a brain aneurysm will kill him in about 90 minutes, a perpetually unhappy man struggles to come to terms with his fate and make amends with everyone he has ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Phil Alden Robinson
CAST:  Mila Kunis  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Robin Williams  •  Melissa Leo

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (2011)

In the newly opened Star Tours touring agency, C-3PO is accidentally made to be the pilot of a StarSpeeder 1000. Also on board the craft is one of the guests, who is revealed ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
CAST:  Dee Bradley Baker  •  Anthony Daniels  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Tommy Fitzgerald

Jack and the Beanstalk (2010)

A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gary J. Tunnicliffe
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Madison Davenport  •  Emily Rose Everhard  •  Colin Ford

Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008)

Martin Lawrence leads an all-star cast, including Cedric the Entertainer, Mo'Nique, and Mike Epps, in the hit comedy "Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins." When a celebrated TV show ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Malcolm D. Lee
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  James Earl Jones  •  Margaret Avery  •  Joy Bryant

Earth (2007) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Apr 2003

From the acclaimed team that brought you BBC's visual feast "Planet Earth," this feature length film incorporates some of the same footage from the series with all new scenes ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alastair Fothergill  •  Mark Linfield
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Constantino Romero  •  James Earl Jones  •  Ken Watanabe

The Reading Room (2005) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Making good on a promise he made to his dying wife, a widower (Jones) opens a reading room, a place where people can learn to read. Despite his goodwill, problems in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Georg Stanford Brown
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Joanna Cassidy  •  Douglas Spain  •  Keith Robinson

The Sandlot 2 (2005) RT 40% / Audience 41%

DVD release: May 2005

A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  David M. Evans
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Max Lloyd-Jones  •  James Willson  •  Brett Kelly

Nine Dog Christmas: The Movie (2004)

Animated tale about Santa's reindeer, who have come down with the North Pole flu. Nearsighted elf leader Buzz thinks he's found the perfect replacements, but the makeshift ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Kamoon Song
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Scott Hamilton  •  Russi Taylor

The Great Year (2003)

DVD release: Jul 2006

The Great Year is a compelling documentary that explores the possibility that the fall of ancient civilizations around the globe, and the rise of modern civilization, might be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Ballo
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Walter Cruttenden  •  John Anthony West  •  Uwe Homann

Disney's American Legends (2001)

Meet the doers and dreamers who made America great -- including John Henry, the railroad builder who proved the value of believing in oneself. Journey with giant lumberjack ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Lara Shapiro  •  Jack Kinney  •  Les Clark  •  Mark Henn
CAST:  Alfre Woodard  •  Tim Hodge  •  Dave Murray  •  Carrie Harrington

Feast of All Saints (2001)

Set in nineteenth-century New Orleans, the story depicts the gens de couleur libre, or the Free People of Colour, a dazzling yet damned class caught between the world of white ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Medek
CAST:  Robert Ri'chard  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Gloria Reuben  •  Jennifer Beals

Finder's Fee (2001) RT 60% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 2003

After finding a wallet in the street tepper calls the owner in order to return it. After making the call he discovers that the lottery ticket inside is a $6 million winner.To ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jeff Probst
CAST:  Erik Palladino  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Dash Mihok  •  Carly Pope

Fantasia 2000 (1999) RT 82% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 2000

An update of the original film with new interpretations of great works of classical music.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Don Hahn  •  Francis Glebas  •  James Algar  •  Gaëtan Brizzi  •  Eric Goldberg  •  Pixote Hunt  •  Hendel Butoy  •  Paul Brizzi
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Quincy Jones  •  Bette Midler  •  James Earl Jones

Summer's End (2000) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Apr 2000

12-year-old boy and his older brother have just lost their dad. At their summer cottage, the younger boy befriends a black doctor who has to deal with local prejudice and racism.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Helen Shaver
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Jake LeDoux  •  Brendan Fletcher  •  Wendy Crewson

Santa and Pete (1999) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2003

This warmhearted Yuletide tale tells the story of Grandpa Nichols (James Earl Jones) who is spending his first Christmas alone as a widower. His grandson Pete (Flex Alexander ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Duwayne Dunham
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Flex Alexander