Search results for "James Karen"


The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) RT 67% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner, who has invested heavily in a device known as a "Bone Density scanner". However, the devices do not sell as they ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gabriele Muccino
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Thandie Newton  •  Brian Howe  •  James Karen

Apt Pupil (1998)

Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden (Renfro) discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker (Mackellan) is nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Brad Renfro  •  Bruce Davison  •  David Schwimmer

Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Jul 2012

The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Rob Lowe  •  Kaley Cuoco  •  Catherine Dent  •  James C. Burns

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

Mulholland Drive (2001) RT 82% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2002

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Laura Harring  •  Ann Miller  •  Dan Hedaya

One Last Flight (1999)

DVD release: Aug 1999

Ray and his grandfather love airplanes and fly their model airplanes together in the park. But when Grandpa is sent to a nursing home, Ray pilotee ensures that the last time a ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Richard Stanley
CAST:  Miko Hughes  •  Kathleen Lloyd  •  Gregory Itzin  •  Joshua Boyd

A River Made to Drown In (1997) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Allen, a struggling young artist who once survived by working in the streets, is now involved with Eva, a wealthy Los Angeles gallery owner. Quite by surprise Allen receives a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Merendino
CAST:  Richard Chamberlain  •  Michael Imperioli  •  Ute Lemper  •  James Duval

Congo (1995) RT 24% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Frank Marshall
CAST:  Laura Linney  •  Dylan Walsh  •  Ernie Hudson  •  Tim Curry

The Unborn (1991)

A couple who cannot have children joins an in-vitro fertilization program. While she is with child, she finds strange occurrences happening within her body. The horror ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Rodman Flender
CAST:  Brooke Adams  •  James Karen  •  Kathy Griffin  •  Lisa Kudrow

The Willies (1990) RT Audience 24%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. They start with urban legends, but then there are two main narrations: one involves ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Brian Peck
CAST:  Sean Astin  •  Jason Horst  •  James Karen  •  Joshua Miller




Girlfriend from Hell (1989) RT Audience 53%

The inventor of the condom-- now God's bounty hunter- is tasked with tracking down and capturing the Devil, who has possessed the body of a high school wallflower in order to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Dan Peterson
CAST:  Liane Curtis  •  Dana Ashbrook  •  Lezlie Deane  •  James Daughton

Return of the Living Dead Part II (1988) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Oct 2004

A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Ken Wiederhorn
CAST:  Michael Kenworthy  •  James Karen  •  Thom Mathews  •  Suzanne Snyder

Wall Street (1987) RT 78% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 2000

A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Michael Douglas  •  Martin Sheen  •  Daryl Hannah

Hardbodies 2 (1986) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Aug 2009

A film crew is travelling from America to Greece to produce a movie. Before their work is done they will have to face many unusual situations, along with numerous ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mark Griffiths
CAST:  James Karen  •  Louise Baker  •  Alba Francesca  •  Alexandros Mylonas

The Return of the Living Dead (1985) RT 91% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Aug 2002

When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Dan O'Bannon
CAST:  Clu Gulager  •  James Karen  •  Don Calfa  •  Thom Mathews

Time Walker (1982) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Sep 1990

From deep within the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, Professor Douglas McCadden ships the coffin of Ankh-Vanharis to the California Institute of Sciences where ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Tom Kennedy
CAST:  Ben Murphy  •  Nina Axelrod  •  Kevin Brophy  •  James Karen

The China Syndrome (1979) RT 83% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2001

While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, an opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Michael Douglas  •  Scott Brady

The Gathering (1977) RT 20% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Jan 2007

When Adam Thornton learns that he only has a little time left, he decides that he wants to make peace with his family. Only problem is that most of his family are not exactly ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Maureen Stapleton  •  Rebecca Balding  •  Sarah Cunningham

Amazing Grace (1974) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Amazing Grace is a 1974 light comedy featuring black comedienne Moms Mabley as a widow who tries to influence the local mayoral election in Baltimore, Maryland, after she ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Stan Lathan
CAST:  Slappy White  •  Moms Mabley  •  Stepin Fetchit  •  James Karen

Hercules in New York (1969) RT 17% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Hercules (Schwarzenegger) is sent to Earth where he finds true love and starts a promising career in the bodybuilder business.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Arthur Allan Seidelman
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Deborah Loomis  •  Taina Elg  •  James Karen