Search results for "James Karen"


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

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

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

Poltergeist (1982)

Craig T. Nelson stars as Steve Freeling, the main protagonist, who lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Tobe Hooper
CAST:  Craig T. Nelson  •  JoBeth Williams  •  Beatrice Straight  •  Dominique Dunne

All the President's Men (1976) RT 93% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1997

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Robert Redford  •  Jack Warden  •  Martin Balsam

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

F.I.S.T (1978)

Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Rod Steiger  •  Peter Boyle  •  Melinda Dillon

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

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

The Boy Who Loved Trolls (1984)

Paul feels life should be an adventure, and sets out on one to prove that Trolls really exist.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Harvey S. Laidman
CAST:  Matt Dill  •  Sam Waterston  •  Susan Anton  •  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 Jazz Singer (1980)

Neil Diamond stars as Yussel in this tale of a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in music.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Neil Diamond  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Lucie Arnaz  •  Catlin Adams

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

Film (1965) RT Audience 78%

A twenty-minute, almost totally silent film (no dialogue or music, one 'shhh!') in which Buster Keaton attempts to evade observation by an all-seeing eye. But, as the film is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alan Schneider
CAST:  Buster Keaton  •  Nell Harrison  •  James Karen  •  Susan Reed

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

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

Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (1994) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Feb 1995

Lewis and his nerdy friends attend Booger's wedding to the daughter of a rich politician, but nerd-haters in the family do everything possible to prevent the wedding going ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steve Zacharias
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Curtis Armstrong  •  Ted McGinley  •  Julia Montgomery

Jagged Edge (1985) RT 82% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2000

San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Peter Coyote  •  Lance Henriksen

Take This Job and Shove It (1981) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Mar 2004

A junior executive is ordered to boost output in the hometown brewery where his old friends work.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gus Trikonis
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Art Carney  •  Robert Hays  •  David Keith

Something for Joey (1977) RT Audience 100%

This is based on the true story about the relationship between Penn State football player John Cappelletti and his younger brother Joey, who has leukemia. John and Joey's bond ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Lou Antonio
CAST:  Geraldine Page  •  Gerald S. O'Loughlin  •  Marc Singer  •  Jeff Lynas