Search results for "James Woods"


Against All Odds (1984) RT 67% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Dec 1999

She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Rachel Ward  •  James Woods  •  Alex Karras

Any Given Sunday (1999) RT 51% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2000

A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the aging coach ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Dennis Quaid  •  James Woods

Be Cool (2005) RT 30% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer (John Travolta) tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music exec (Uma Thurman) on the way.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Uma Thurman  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Cedric the Entertainer

Casino (1995) RT 80% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Feb 1998

The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Sharon Stone  •  Joe Pesci  •  James Woods

Cat's Eye (1985)

Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewis Teague
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  James Woods  •  Alan King  •  Kenneth McMillan

Chaplin (1992) RT 57% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2000

With the use of flashback, an elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Paul Rhys

Contact (1997) RT 62% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  David Morse  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  James Woods

Cop (1988) RT 81% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2005

An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James B. Harris
CAST:  James Woods  •  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Charles Durning  •  Charles Haid

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) RT 44% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Led by a strange dream, scientist Aki Ross struggles to collect the eight spirits in the hope of creating a force powerful enough to protect the planet. With the aid of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Fantasy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Hironobu Sakaguchi  •  Motonori Sakakibara
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Ming-Na Wen  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Ving Rhames

Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) RT 45% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith, of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  James Woods  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Whoopi Goldberg




Hercules (1997) RT 83% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Tate Donovan  •  Josh Keaton  •  Roger Bart  •  Danny DeVito

John Q (2002) RT 23% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 2002

John Q is a 2002 film by Nick Cassavetes; starring Denzel Washington as John Quincy Archibald, a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Robert Duvall  •  Anne Heche  •  Kimberly Elise

My Name Is Bill W. (1989) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Based on the true story of Bill W. (James Woods), a successful stock broker whose life falls apart after the stock crash of the 20's and how he comes to grips with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  James Woods  •  JoBeth Williams  •  James Garner  •  Gary Sinise

Night Moves (1975) RT 86% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Sep 2014

When Los Angeles private detective, Harry Moseby is hired by a client to find her runaway teenage daughter, he stumbles upon a case of murder and artifact smuggling.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Arthur Penn
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Jennifer Warren  •  Susan Clark  •  Harris Yulin

Nixon (1995)

An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Joan Allen  •  J. T. Walsh  •  Paul Sorvino

Once Upon a Time in America (1984) RT 89% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jun 2003

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sergio Leone
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  James Woods  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Tuesday Weld

Pretty Persuasion (2005) RT 32% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Dec 2005

A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Marcos Siega
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Selma Blair  •  David Wagner  •  Brent Goldberg

Race to Space (2001) RT 67% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Aug 2002

In the 1960s a young woman works at NASA as an animal trainer responsible for the chimpanzee who will go into space.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  Alex D. Linz  •  William Atherton  •  James Woods  •  Annabeth Gish

Raid on Entebbe (1976) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Peter Finch  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  John Saxon

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001) RT 49% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Steve Zahn  •  Adam Garcia  •  Brittany Murphy