Search results for "James Earl Jones"


Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams

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

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

Blackfish (2013) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Gabriela Cowperthwaite
CAST:  Kim Ashdown  •  Ken Balcomb  •  Samantha Berg  •  John Hargrove

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 • 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

Best of the Best (1989)

A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Radler
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Phillip Rhee  •  James Earl Jones  •  Sally Kirkland

Clear and Present Danger (1994) RT 82% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 1998

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Donald Moffat  •  Willem Dafoe

Coming to America (1988)

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Arsenio Hall  •  James Earl Jones  •  John Amos

Conan the Barbarian (1982) RT 70% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  James Earl Jones  •  Max von Sydow  •  Sandahl Bergman




Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977) RT 21% / Audience 13%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  Richard Burton  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Max von Sydow

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

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

Gang Related (1997) RT 56% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Two corrupt cops have a successful, seemingly perfect money making scheme- they sell drugs that they seize from dealers, kill the dealers, and blame the crimes on street gangs ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Kouf
CAST:  James Belushi  •  Tupac Shakur  •  Lela Rochon  •  Dennis Quaid

Jefferson in Paris (1995) RT 33% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Apr 2004

His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Thandie Newton  •  Greta Scacchi

Matewan (1987)

Filmed in the coal country of West Virginia, "Matewan" celebrates labor organizing in the context of a 1920s work stoppage. Union organizer, Joe Kenehan, a scab named "Few ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Chris Cooper  •  James Earl Jones  •  Mary McDonnell  •  Will Oldham

Patriot Games (1992) RT 75% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Dec 1998

When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Patrick Bergin  •  Thora Birch

Sneakers (1992) RT 81% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 1998

When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking 'black box' from a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Phil Alden Robinson
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  David Strathairn

Swashbuckler (1976) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jan 1999

A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  James Earl Jones  •  Peter Boyle  •  Geneviève Bujold

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976) RT 87% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Billy Dee Williams  •  James Earl Jones  •  Richard Pryor  •  Otis Day