Search results for "John Ashton"


Beverly Hills Cop (1984) RT 83% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  John Ashton  •  Lisa Eilbacher

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) RT 46% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  John Ashton  •  Jürgen Prochnow

Breaking Away (1979)

Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Daniel Stern  •  Jackie Earle Haley  •  Dennis Christopher

Curly Sue (1991) RT 14% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  James Belushi  •  Alisan Porter  •  Kelly Lynch  •  John Getz

Instinct (1999)

Dr. Ethan Powell, an anthropologist, is in Africa studying apes when he is lost for two years. When he is found, he kills 3 men and puts 2 in the hospital. Cuba Gooding's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Cuba Gooding, Jr.  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Maura Tierney

King Kong Lives (1986) RT Audience 15%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive!  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror
DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Linda Hamilton  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Brian Kerwin  •  John Ashton

Midnight Run (1988)

An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Charles Grodin  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  John Ashton

Oh, God! (1977) RT 72% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jul 2002

When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  John Denver  •  George Burns  •  Teri Garr  •  Donald Pleasence

She's Having a Baby (1988) RT 34% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Alec Baldwin  •  William Windom

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  W.D. Richter
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  John Lithgow  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Jeff Goldblum




Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) RT 80% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2002

A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Lea Thompson  •  Chynna Phillips

Little Big League (1994) RT 33% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Sep 2002

When the owner of the Minnesota Twins passes away, he bequeaths the team to his preteen grandson. The newly minted head honcho quickly appoints himself manager, causing unrest ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Andrew Scheinman
CAST:  Luke Edwards  •  Timothy Busfield  •  John Ashton  •  Dennis Farina

Condition Red (1995) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Apr 1996

Prison guard falls in love with inmate. She wants him to let her escape.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mika Kaurismäki
CAST:  James Russo  •  Cynda Williams  •  Paul Calderon  •  Victor Argo

Last Resort (1986) RT Audience 21%

DVD release: Dec 2005

George Lollar takes his family on vacation with "Club Sand", a shoddy and untrustworthy company. On their tropical island, they find soldiers everywhere, an unhelpful staff, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Zane Buzby
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Phil Hartman  •  Robin Pearson Rose  •  Brenda Bakke

The Deliberate Stranger (1986) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 1993

Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  Mark Harmon  •  Frederic Forrest  •  George Grizzard  •  Ben Masters

I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989) RT Audience 82%

7-year old Steven Stayner is kidnapped a few days before Christmas by Kenneth Parnell. Under the belief that Parnell has been given legal custody of him, and that his family ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Corin Nemec  •  Cindy Pickett  •  John Ashton

Borderline (1980) RT Audience 29%

Jeb Maynard is a patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border, whose partner and buddy Scooter has just been murdered. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jerrold Freedman
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Bert Remsen  •  Michael Lerner