Search results for "Jon Avnet"


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88 Minutes (2007) RT 5% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Sep 2008

"88 Minutes" focuses on a college professor (Pacino) who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI and receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Alicia Witt  •  Leelee Sobieski  •  Amy Brenneman

Up Close & Personal (1996) RT 29% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Tally Atwater has a dream: to be a prime-time network newscaster. She pursues this dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape. Warren Justice is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Stockard Channing  •  Joe Mantegna

Uprising (2001) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Leelee Sobieski  •  Hank Azaria  •  David Schwimmer  •  Jon Voight

The War (1994) RT 27% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 1999

The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Kevin Costner  •  Mare Winningham  •  Lexi Randall

Red Corner (1997) RT 32% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 1998

An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Bai Ling  •  Bradley Whitford  •  Byron Mann

Between Two Women (1986) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Mar 2004

When shy school teacher Val and Harry, the son of an aged opera singer, get married, Val quickly discovers that Harry's mother, Barbara, is not very happy with their union. In ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Farrah Fawcett  •  Colleen Dewhurst  •  Michael Nouri  •  Bridgette Andersen

Have a Little Faith (2011) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jun 2013

At age 82, Mitch Albom's former rabbi Albert Lewis wants the famous Detroit sportswriter to give his eulogy when the time comes. Albom makes a visit to his former home town in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Mykelti Williamson  •  Bradley Whitford  •  Martin Landau

Righteous Kill (2008)

Two veteran New York City detectives work to identify the possible connection between a recent murder and a case they believe they solved years ago; is there a serial killer ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Carla Gugino  •  50 Cent  •  Al Pacino

Teen Spirit: Teenagers and Hollywood (2009)

Teen movies have had a great impact on the movie industry - especially in the 80s. This documentary takes a closer look at the genre's origins and the impact it has made up ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Clélia Cohen  •  Antoine Coursat
CAST:  Thibault de Montalembert  •  Kit Karzen  •  Joseph Guidetti  •  Joel Gallen

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