Search results for "John Ritter"


Bad Santa (2003) RT 78% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terry Zwigoff
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Tony Cox  •  Brett Kelly  •  Lauren Graham

Bride of Chucky (1998) RT 44% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Ronny Yu
CAST:  Ed Gale  •  Jennifer Tilly  •  Brad Dourif  •  Katherine Heigl

North (1994) RT 15% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Jan 1995

Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Jason Alexander  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Jon Lovitz

Nowhere (1997) RT 27% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 1997

The third film in a trilogy by writer-director Gregg Araki. Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids in Los ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Gregg Araki
CAST:  James Duval  •  Rachel True  •  Nathan Bexton  •  Ryan Phillippe

Problem Child (1990) RT 4% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Ben Healy (John Ritter) and his social climbing wife Flo adopt Junior a fun-loving seven year old. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Jack Warden  •  Michael Oliver  •  Gilbert Gottfried

Sling Blade (1996) RT 96% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Robert Duvall  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  J. T. Walsh

Stay Tuned (1992) RT 46% / Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2000

Salesman Roy Knable spends all his free time watching television, to the exasperation of his wife, Helen. One day, TV salesman Spike convinces Roy to buy a satellite dish ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Pam Dawber  •  David Tom  •  Heather McComb

The Flight of Dragons (1982) RT Audience 92%

The realm of magic is being threatened by the realm of logic, so Carolinus, the green wizard decides to shield it for all time. Ommedon, the evil red wizard, stands in his way ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jules Bass  •  Arthur Rankin, Jr.
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Harry Morgan  •  John Ritter  •  James Gregory

Wholly Moses! (1980) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Harvey and Zoey, two tourists in Israel, discover an ancient scroll about Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gary Weis
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Laraine Newman  •  James Coco  •  Paul Sand

The Other (1972) RT 88% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Sep 2006

Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Uta Hagen  •  Diana Muldaur  •  Chris Udvarnoky  •  Martin Udvarnoky




Tadpole (2002)

Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Aaron Stanford  •  Kate Mara  •  Bebe Neuwirth  •  John Ritter

Panic (2000)

Alex is going through a midlife crisis and it has become a very difficult time for him. His marriage is struggling, he's worried about his son, and his job of killing people ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Bromell
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  John Ritter  •  Neve Campbell  •  Donald Sutherland

Terror Tract (2001) RT 60% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Bob Carter, a suburban real estate agent, tries to get a kindly couple, Allen and Mary Ann Doyle, to buy a house only to give them horrifying stories about the pasts of three ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lance W. Dreesen  •  Clint Hutchison
CAST:  John Ritter  •  David DeLuise  •  Allison Smith  •  Rachel York

Problem Child 2 (1991) RT 7% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Junior and his father, Ben, move from Cold River to Mortville. Junior becomes threatened by Ben's desire to date again and find a new mother for Junior, and sabotages each of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Brian Levant
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Michael Oliver  •  Jack Warden  •  Laraine Newman

They All Laughed (1981) RT 33% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Oct 2006

A mad cap private-eye caper about a team of detectives who are following, and are being followed by, a group of beautiful women.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Audrey Hepburn  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Patti Hansen  •  John Ritter

The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story (1990)

The film is the biography of Frank Baum, the children's book author and creator of the fantasy world Oz.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jack Bender
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Annette O'Toole  •  Courtney Barilla  •  Rue McClanahan

Nickelodeon (1976) RT 14% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2009

Going from a lawyer to a writer, and then to a film director, is the career path on which we find the bashful Leo Harrigan. But Leo has problems as well, such as being ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Tatum O'Neal  •  Brian Keith

Americathon (1979) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Nov 2010

In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to prevent the country from being ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Neal Israel
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Harvey Korman  •  Fred Willard  •  Chief Dan George

Skin Deep (1989)

Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Vincent Gardenia  •  Alyson Reed  •  Joel Brooks  •  John Ritter

Manhood (2003) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A black comedy about a reformed womanizer who struggles to keep his family together.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bobby Roth
CAST:  Nestor Carbonell  •  John Ritter  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Bonnie Bedelia