Search results for "John Vernon"

The Nutcracker (1985) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Sir Peter Wright’s 1984 version of The Nutcracker for The Royal Ballet, still performed by the Company, stays close to Hoffmann’s original tale. It emphasises Drosselmeyer’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Vernon
CAST:  Lesley Collier  •  Anthony Dowell  •  Michael Coleman  •  Julie Rose

La Cenerentola (1983)

Live from Glyndebourne 1983  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Vernon  •  John Cox
CAST:  Kathleen Kuhlmann  •  Marta Taddei  •  Laura Zannini  •  Claudio Desderi

Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

The hero of an unlikely airplane disaster must overcome his own inadequacies, improbable accidents and his former girlfriend in order to save a space shuttle from destruction ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Finkleman
CAST:  Robert Hays  •  Julie Hagerty  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Chad Everett

Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003)

A new vigilante, Batwoman, is wreaking havoc in Gotham City. The dynamic duo must discover her true identity.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Curt Geda  •  Tim Maltby
CAST:  Kevin Conroy  •  Tara Strong  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  Kyra Sedgwick

Family of Cops (1995)

Paul Fein is a veteran police detective whose son Eddie is also a cop. Paul is assigned to investigate the murder of a prominent businessman, and he soon learns that the field ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Angela Featherstone  •  Sebastian Spence  •  Kate Trotter

Malicious (1995) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2007

A mystery woman turns vengeful after a college athlete dumps her following a one-night stand.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ian Corson
CAST:  Molly Ringwald  •  John Vernon  •  Patrick McGaw  •  Mimi Kuzyk

The Naked Truth (1993)

Two friends, both named Frank, accidentally obtain a suitcase at the airport. It contains incriminating evidence against a mafia boss, who sends his Terminator-like lackie to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nico Mastorakis
CAST:  Robert Caso  •  Kevin Schon  •  Courtney Gibbs  •  Herb Edelman

Bail Out (1989)

Three modern-day Los Angeles bounty hunters, known only by their code names, White Bread, Bean, and Blue, are hired by their bail bondsman boss to look after a wealthy heiress ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Max Kleven
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  John Vernon  •  David Hasselhoff  •  Tony Brubaker

Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988) RT 71% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Stephen Chiodo
CAST:  Grant Cramer  •  Suzanne Snyder  •  John Allen Nelson  •  John Vernon

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) RT 63% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Bernie Casey  •  Isaac Hayes  •  Jim Brown

Ernest Goes to Camp (1987) RT 62% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A group of juvenile criminals is sent for vacation to Kamp Kikakee. The clumsy Ernest has to care for them, although he doesn't even know how to take care of himself. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John R. Cherry III
CAST:  Jim Varney  •  Victoria Racimo  •  John Vernon  •  Gailard Sartain

Fraternity Vacation (1985)

A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs, and also offers the fraternity a hot tub and jacuzzi ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Stephen Geoffreys  •  Sheree J. Wilson  •  Cameron Dye  •  Tim Robbins

Jungle Warriors (1984) RT Audience 21%

A group of models fly into the jungle of some South American country to look for a photo location. Their plane is shot down and they are captured by a drug baron's private ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Ernst R. von Theumer  •  Billy Fine
CAST:  Sybil Danning  •  John Vernon  •  Nina Van Pallandt  •  Alex Cord

The Blood of Others (1984) RT Audience 42%

In the German-occupied Paris, Helene is torn between the love for her boyfriend Jean, working for the resistance and the German administrator Bergmann, who will do anything to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Claude Chabrol
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Michael Ontkean  •  Sam Neill  •  Lambert Wilson

Chained Heat (1983) RT 56% / Audience 41%

Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after drink driving and killing a man. The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Nicholas
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  John Vernon  •  Sybil Danning  •  Tamara Dobson

Heartbreak High (1981)

DVD release: Mar 2007

Two long-time rival high school football coaches lead their respective teams into battle for the city football championship. However, before the opening kickoff, various ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mark Warren
CAST:  John Vernon  •  Norman Fell  •  Robert Forster  •  Thom Haverstock

Herbie Goes Bananas (1980) RT 40% / Audience 37%

DVD release: May 2004

The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Vincent McEveety
CAST:  Cloris Leachman  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Stephen W. Burns  •  Elyssa Davalos

National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Feb 1998

At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  John Belushi  •  Tim Matheson  •  John Vernon  •  Tom Hulce

Golden Rendezvous (1977) RT Audience 60%

Action-packed suspense thriller finds innocuous-looking purser Carter (Harris) the unlikely hero when the floating casino on which he works is hijacked by a heavily armed ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Freddie Francis  •  Ashley Lazarus
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Ann Turkel  •  Gordon Jackson  •  John Vernon

A Special Day (1977)

The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Ettore Scola
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  John Vernon  •  Françoise Berd