Search results for "John Getz"


Zodiac (2007) RT 89% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Based on the actual case files for one of the most intriguing unsolved crimes in America, "Zodiac" tells the story of a serial killer that terrified the San Francisco Bay Area ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Anthony Edwards

Desperate Acts of Magic (2013) RT 67% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2013

A magician competes in an international magic competition where he goes head to head with a female street magician he has fallen in love with. This film shows great magic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tammy Caplan  •  Joe Tyler Gold
CAST:  Felix Ryan  •  John Getz  •  William Salyers  •  Melanie Merkosky

Elevator (2011) RT Audience 24%

DVD release: Aug 2012

Nine people are stuck in an elevator. One of them has a ticking bomb that can't be defused. The other eight will do anything to survive. There is no escape and no promise of ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stig Svendsen
CAST:  Anita Briem  •  John Getz  •  Shirley Knight  •  Michael Mercurio

Nanking (2007) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2008

The story of the rape of Nanking, one of the most tragic events in history. In 1937, the invading Japanese army murdered over 200,000 and raped tens of thousands of Chinese. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Bill Guttentag  •  Dan Sturman
CAST:  Hugo Armstrong  •  Rosalind Chao  •  Stephen Dorff  •  John Getz

Living 'til the End (2005) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Jan 2007

Told by a psychic of his imminent death on his next birthday, Jack lives out the year, as a hopeless agoraphobic, until he meets a young woman who slowly coaxes him out of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Amanda Goodwin
CAST:  Sean Maher  •  Jaime Ray Newman  •  Janet Carroll  •  Stephen Tobolowsky

Zenon: The Zequel (2001) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Zenon Kar is 15 and lives on a space station which the military has taken over and is dismantling. She receives a mysterious signal and must convince everyone that it's from ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Manny Coto
CAST:  Kirsten Storms  •  Shadia Simmons  •  Lauren Maltby  •  Susan Brady

Held for Ransom (2000)

DVD release: Aug 2008

Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lee Stanley
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Zachery Ty Bryan  •  Kam Heskin  •  Jordan Brower

Painted Hero (1997) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 1996

Virgil Kidder hasn't been in Waco for quite a spell, but now that he's back in town clowning in the rodeo, his troubles are catching up with him quicker than a Brahma bull. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Terry Benedict
CAST:  Dwight Yoakam  •  Michelle Joyner  •  Kiersten Warren  •  Cindy Pickett

The Late Shift (1996) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2005

David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Kathy Bates  •  John Michael Higgins  •  Daniel Roebuck  •  Bob Balaban

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




Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) RT 33% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2001

Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Christina Applegate  •  Joanna Cassidy  •  Josh Charles  •  Keith Coogan

Men at Work (1990)

Two of garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Emilio Estevez
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Emilio Estevez  •  Leslie Hope  •  Keith David

The Fly II (1989) RT 27% / Audience 23%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Martin Brundle, born of the human/fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chris Walas
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Daphne Zuniga  •  Lee Richardson  •  John Getz

The Fly (1986) RT 91% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Sep 2000

When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Geena Davis  •  John Getz  •  Joy Boushel

Thief of Hearts (1984) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2002

A woman trapped in a boring marriage begins an affair with a handsome man who seems able to read her mind. She doesn't know that he has broken into her house and read her ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Douglas Day Stewart
CAST:  Steven Bauer  •  Barbara Williams  •  John Getz  •  David Caruso

Blood Simple (1984) RT 94% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Sep 2001

The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  John Getz  •  Frances McDormand  •  Dan Hedaya  •  M. Emmet Walsh

Tattoo (1981) RT Audience 65%

Karl Kinsky, an unbalanced tattoo artist, becomes obsessed with Maddy, a model he meets when he is hired to body-paint several women for a photo shoot, making the women look ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bob Brooks
CAST:  Bruce Dern  •  Maud Adams  •  Leonard Frey  •  Frederikke Borge

In My Daughter's Name (1992)

A mother takes the law into her own hands after her daughter's murderer is acquitted on a technicality.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor
CAST:  Donna Mills  •  John Getz  •  Ari Meyers  •  John Rubinstein