Search results for "John Landis"


The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) RT 80% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Marilyn Joi  •  Evan C. Kim  •  Saul Kahan  •  Bong Soo Han

Three Amigos (1986)

Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Steve Martin  •  Martin Short  •  Patrice Martinez

Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) RT 60% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Landis  •  Peter Horton  •  Joe Dante  •  Carl Gottlieb  •  Robert K. Weiss
CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Monique Gabrielle  •  Debby Davison  •  Rob Krausz

An American Werewolf in London (1981) RT 89% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  David Naughton  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Griffin Dunne  •  John Woodvine

Burke & Hare (2010)

Two 19th-century opportunists (Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis) become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist (Tom ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Andy Serkis  •  Isla Fisher  •  Tom Wilkinson

Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007) RT 80% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 2008

The documentary consists of tape of Don's show (never been filmed before), interviews with Don's contemporaries, (Steve Lawrence, Bob Newhart, Debbie Reynolds, etc.), ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Don Rickles  •  Dave Attell  •  Richard Lewis  •  Chris Rock

Slasher: an IFC Original (2004)

A documentary on a stereotypically shady used car salesman, one who convinces customers to buy vehicles that others have deemed unfit for sale.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Michael Bennett  •  Christin Ackerman  •  Emily Banks

Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) RT 47% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Joe Morton  •  John Goodman  •  J. Evan Bonifant  •  Dan Aykroyd

Susan's Plan (1998) RT Audience 21%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Susan's Plan (also released as Dying to Get Rich on video) is a 1998 black comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Nastassja Kinski, Dan Aykroyd, Billy Zane, Rob ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Michael Biehn  •  Billy Zane

HIStory on Film, Volume II (1997)

Nearly 2 hours of the short films that made HIStory... Including never before released short films  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  John Landis  •  Spike Lee  •  Wayne Isham  •  Mark Romanek  •  Vincent Paterson  •  Don Mischer  •  Bob Giraldi  •  Nicholas Brandt  •  Colin Chilvers  •  James Yukich
CAST:  Michael Jackson




The Stupids (1996) RT 21% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Feb 2004

An incredibly dull-witted family unknowingly stumble upon an illegal weapons deal while on the trail of their "stolen" garbage.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Tom Arnold  •  Jessica Lundy  •  Bug Hall  •  Alex McKenna

Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) RT 10% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Detroit cop Axel Foley is back in sunny Southern California in the third installment of the comedic fish-out-of-water Beverly Hills Cop series. On the trail of two murderers, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  George Lucas

Innocent Blood (1992) RT 41% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 1999

A beautiful vampire turns a crime lord into a creature of the night.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Anne Parillaud  •  David Proval  •  Rocco Sisto  •  Chazz Palminteri

Black or White (1991) RT 40% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2015

Michael Jackson's 'Black or White' music video from the album 'Dangerous' (released in 1991).  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Michael Jackson  •  Macaulay Culkin  •  George Wendt  •  Tess Harper

Oscar (1991) RT 13% / Audience 62%

DVD release: May 2003

Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Family • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Ornella Muti  •  Don Ameche  •  Peter Riegert

Coming to America (1988)

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York to find his bride? Joined by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Arsenio Hall  •  James Earl Jones  •  John Amos

Spies Like Us (1985) RT 35% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Steve Forrest  •  Donna Dixon

Into the Night (1985) RT 41% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Carmen Argenziano  •  Stacey Pickren

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) RT Audience 67%

Four directors collaborated to remake four episodes of the popular television series 'The Twilight Zone' for this movie. The episodes are updated slightly and in color (the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg  •  John Landis  •  Joe Dante  •  George Miller
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Vic Morrow  •  John Larroquette  •  John Lithgow