Search results for "Joel Schumacher"


8mm (1999) RT 22% / Audience 52%

DVD release: May 2001

A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  James Gandolfini  •  Chris Bauer

The Phantom of the Opera (2004) RT 32% / Audience 84%

DVD release: May 2005

Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Miranda Richardson

Trespass (2011) RT 10% / Audience 22%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Kyle (Nicholas Cage) and Sarah Miller (Nicole Kidman) have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Cam Gigandet  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Liana Liberato

Twelve (2010) RT 3% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Dec 2010

A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin's murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Chace Crawford  •  Emma Roberts  •  Rory Culkin  •  Ellen Barkin

The Number 23 (2007) RT 8% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Walter Sparrow is an animal control officer that becomes obsessed with a mysterious book that seems to be based on his own life. As soon as he opens the book, he notices ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Logan Lerman  •  Danny Huston

Veronica Guerin (2003) RT 53% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2004

In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Gerard McSorley  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Brenda Fricker

Phone Booth (2002) RT 71% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Radha Mitchell

Tigerland (2000) RT 76% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Matthew Davis  •  Clifton Collins, Jr.  •  Tom Guiry

Flawless (1999) RT 43% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2001

An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Barry Miller  •  Chris Bauer

Batman & Robin (1997) RT 11% / Audience 16%

DVD release: Oct 1997

Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and homicidal horticulturalist Poison Ivy. Freeze ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Fantasy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Michael Gough  •  Pat Hingle  •  Elle Macpherson




A Time to Kill (1996) RT 67% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey

Batman Forever (1995) RT 40% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Aug 1997

The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face believes Batman caused the courtroom ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Jim Carrey  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Tommy Lee Jones

The Client (1994) RT 80% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 1997

A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Anthony LaPaglia

Falling Down (1993)

On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Robert Duvall  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Tuesday Weld

Dying Young (1991) RT 23% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Feb 2004

After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Campbell Scott  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Colleen Dewhurst

Flatliners (1990) RT 49% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Julia Roberts  •  Kevin Bacon  •  William Baldwin

Cousins (1989) RT 50% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Ted Danson  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Sean Young  •  William Petersen

The Lost Boys (1987) RT 72% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 1998

A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Jason Patric  •  Corey Feldman  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Corey Haim

St. Elmo's Fire (1985) RT 47% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Seven friends - Alec, Billy, Jules, Kevin, Kirby, Leslie and Wendy - are trying to navigate through life and their friendships following college graduation. Alec, who aspires ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Rob Lowe  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Demi Moore

D.C. Cab (1983) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Max Gail  •  Adam Baldwin  •  Mr. T  •  Gary Busey