Search results for "Jason Robards"


Magnolia (1999) RT 84% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2000

An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  William H. Macy  •  John C. Reilly  •  Tom Cruise

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

Burden of Dreams (1982) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 2005

For nearly five years, acclaimed German filmmaker Werner Herzog desperately tried to complete one of the most ambitious and difficult films of his career, Fitzcarraldo, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Les Blank
CAST:  Werner Herzog  •  Klaus Kinski  •  Claudia Cardinale  •  Jason Robards

Dream a Little Dream (1989) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Bobby Kellar has a crush on Lainie Diamond, girlfriend of school jerk Joel. Coleman is working on an experiment which will help him move into a place where Dreams are reality. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Marc Rocco
CAST:  Corey Feldman  •  Corey Haim  •  Jason Robards  •  Meredith Salenger

Enemy of the State (1998) RT 71% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Hotshot Washington lawyer Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jon Voight  •  Lisa Bonet

Julia (1977) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Feb 2006

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jason Robards  •  Maximilian Schell

Melvin and Howard (1980) RT 94% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 1999

The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Elizabeth Cheshire  •  Mary Steenburgen

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) RT 98% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Nov 2003

This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Sergio Leone
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Claudia Cardinale  •  Jason Robards  •  Charles Bronson

Parenthood (1989)

The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Tom Hulce  •  Rick Moranis  •  Martha Plimpton

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)

An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  James Coburn  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Bob Dylan  •  Richard Jaeckel




Philadelphia (1993) RT 78% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 1997

No one would take his case until one man was willing to take on the system. Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Roberta Maxwell  •  Buzz Kilman  •  Jason Robards  •  Antonio Banderas

Quick Change (1990) RT 80% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2005

With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Bill Murray  •  Howard Franklin
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Geena Davis  •  Randy Quaid  •  Jason Robards

The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) RT 93% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Double-crossed and left without water in the desert, Cable Hogue is saved when he finds a spring. It is in just the right spot for a much needed rest stop on the local ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Stella Stevens  •  Slim Pickens  •  David Warner

The Day After (1983) RT 100% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2004

The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Meyer
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  John Cullum  •  JoBeth Williams  •  Steve Guttenberg

The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968)

Rachel arrives in New York from her Amish community intent on becoming a dancer. Unfortunately Billy Minsky's Burlesque is hardly the place for her Dances From The Bible. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Britt Ekland  •  Norman Wisdom  •  Forrest Tucker

The Paper (1994) RT 88% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Robert Duvall  •  Glenn Close  •  Marisa Tomei

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) RT 57% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 1999

In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer  •  Toshio Masuda  •  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Martin Balsam  •  Sô Yamamura  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Tatsuya Mihashi

A Thousand Clowns (1965) RT 69% / Audience 91%

Twelve-year-old Nick lives with his Uncle Murray, a Mr.Micawber-like Dickensian character who keeps hoping something won't turn up. What turns up is a social worker, who falls ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Coe
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Barbara Harris  •  Martin Balsam  •  Gene Saks

Isadora (1968)

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  James Fox  •  Zvonimir Crnko  •  Jason Robards

Square Dance (1987) RT 31% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 2003

An awkward 13-year-old (Winona Ryder) leaves her cranky grandfather (Jason Robards) in rural Texas, to live with her mother (Jane Alexander) in Fort Worth.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Rob Lowe  •  Jason Robards  •  Jane Alexander