Search results for "John Lithgow"


Interstellar (2014) RT 71% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2015

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Michael Caine

2010 (1984)

A joint American-Soviet space expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn went happened to the U.S.S. Discovery against a backdrop of growing global tensions. Among the mysteries ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  John Lithgow  •  Helen Mirren  •  Bob Balaban

A Civil Action (1998) RT 60% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to "get rid of" a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Zaillian
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Robert Duvall  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  William H. Macy

All That Jazz (1979)

Bob Fosse's semi-autobiographical film celebrates show business stripped of glitz or giddy illusions. Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider) is at the top of the heap, one of the most ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Bob Fosse
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Jessica Lange  •  Leland Palmer  •  Ann Reinking

Blow Out (1981) RT 90% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Nancy Allen  •  John Lithgow  •  Dennis Franz

Cliffhanger (1993)

A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  John Lithgow  •  Michael Rooker  •  Janine Turner

Distant Thunder (1988) RT 50% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he's been living like an animal in the forest. He ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Rick Rosenthal
CAST:  Ralph Macchio  •  John Lithgow  •  Reb Brown  •  Kerrie Keane

Footloose (1984) RT 54% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2002

When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  John Lithgow  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Chris Penn

Harry and the Hendersons (1987) RT 44% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  William Dear
CAST:  John Lithgow  •  Melinda Dillon  •  Margaret Langrick  •  Joshua Rudoy

Kinsey (2004) RT 90% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2005

Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Laura Linney  •  Chris O'Donnell  •  Peter Sarsgaard




Manhattan Project (1986)

Named after the World War II-era program, the plot revolves around a gifted high school student who decides to construct a nuclear bomb for a national science fair. The film's ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Marshall Brickman
CAST:  John Lithgow  •  Christopher Collet  •  Cynthia Nixon  •  Jill Eikenberry

Memphis Belle (1990) RT 75% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 1998

The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Tate Donovan  •  D. B. Sweeney

Obsession (1976) RT 81% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2001

New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland’s life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Cliff Robertson  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  John Lithgow  •  Sylvia Kuumba Williams

Orange County (2002) RT 46% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jake Kasdan
CAST:  Colin Hanks  •  Jack Black  •  Schuyler Fisk  •  Bret Harrison

Princess Caraboo (1994) RT 60% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Michael Austin
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Phoebe Cates  •  Kevin Kline  •  Stephen Rea

Ricochet (1991)

An attorney is terrorized by the criminal he put away years ago when he was a cop.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  John Lithgow  •  Ice-T  •  Kevin Pollak

Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000)

The Rugrats are back! There's Tommy the brave one, Chuckie the timid one, Phil and Lil the odd couple, Dil, and spoiled brat Angelica. This time they're wreaking havoc in ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Stig Bergqvist
CAST:  E.G. Daily  •  Susan Sarandon  •  John Lithgow  •  Tara Strong

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985) RT 17% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Oct 2005

The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jeannot Szwarc
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  John Lithgow  •  David Huddleston  •  Burgess Meredith

Shrek (2001) RT 88% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2001

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Andrew Adamson  •  Vicky Jenson
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Cameron Diaz  •  John Lithgow

Terms of Endearment (1983) RT 88% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Debra Winger  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Danny DeVito