Search results for "Jon Gries"


The Astronaut Farmer (2006) RT 57% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Jon Gries  •  Max Thieriot

Locker 13 (2014) RT 13% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Apr 2014

The story of Skip, a young ex-convict who takes a position as a night janitor at an old-west theme park. His supervisor Archie, teaches him the ropes, but more importantly ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jason Marsden  •  Bruce Dellis
CAST:  Tatyana Ali  •  Jason Marsden  •  Rick Hoffman  •  Curtis Armstrong

A True Story (2013) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 2015

Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Malcolm Goodwin
CAST:  Katrina Bowden  •  Jon Gries  •  Malcolm Goodwin  •  Cameron Fife

We Gotta Get Out of This Place (2014)

Three teenage friends get in way over their head when they cross a down-home crime syndicate. They hope to make a break for it and escape their dead-end existence in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Simon Hawkins  •  Zeke Hawkins
CAST:  Mark Pellegrino  •  Jon Gries  •  Jeremy Allen White  •  William Devane

Taken 2 (2012)

In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Olivier Megaton
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Maggie Grace  •  Famke Janssen  •  Rade Serbedzija

Unicorn City (2012) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Aug 2012

Voss entices local gamers to create a utopia to impress a potential employer, but paradise is disrupted when his nemesis lays claim to the city and Voss's true love.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bryan Lefler
CAST:  Devin McGinn  •  Jaclyn Hales  •  Jon Gries  •  Kevin Weisman

Redemption: For Robbing the Dead (2011) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2012

For Robbing the Dead is a story of compassion - compassion toward those who may seem the least deserving of Christian love. It follows the story of Henry Heath, a law officer ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Thomas Russell
CAST:  Margot Kidder  •  Jon Gries  •  Barry Corbin  •  Edward Herrmann

Natural Selection (2011) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Nov 2012

When a dutiful, albeit barren Christian housewife discovers that her devout husband has suffered a stroke at a sperm bank where he's been secretly donating his seed for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robbie Pickering
CAST:  Rachael Harris  •  Jon Gries  •  Matt O'Leary  •  John Diehl

Deep in the Heart (2012) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: May 2013

An alcoholic man refocuses himself on putting kids through college via 4H and FFA scholarship donations. Guiding him is a spiritual figure he calls "The Bearded Man".  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Christopher Cain
CAST:  Jon Gries  •  Elaine Hendrix  •  Val Kilmer  •  Rheagan Wallace

Elsewhere (2009)

A teen girl disappears after trying to meet men online in order to escape her small town. Apparently, only her best friend worries enough to investigate the mystery.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nathan Hope
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Paul Wesley  •  Tania Raymonde  •  Olivia Dawn York




Around June (2011) RT Audience 84%

A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father, meets a penniless ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Savoca
CAST:  Samaire Armstrong  •  Brad William Henke  •  Jon Gries  •  Oscar H. Guerrero

Taken (2008)

While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Pierre Morel
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Famke Janssen  •  Maggie Grace  •  Katie Cassidy

Bar Starz (2005) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Nov 2008

Straight-arrow Barry has moved 3000 miles away from lackluster Ohio to attend college in sunny SoCal, and his friend Douglas has come along for the ride. Barry has his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Pietrzak
CAST:  Derek Waters  •  Charlie Finn  •  Jana Kramer  •  Jon Gries

The Comebacks (2007) RT 9% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Jan 2008

A comedy that spoofs the inspirational sports movies, The Comebacks tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tom Brady
CAST:  Carl Weathers  •  David Koechner  •  Melora Hardin  •  Matthew Lawrence

Frank (2007) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2008

A young urban family spends summers on an idyllic island. When an abandoned, mangy mutt wanders onto the property, the dad alerts Animal Control - but the children beg to keep ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Family • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Douglas Cheney
CAST:  Greg Amici  •  Brian Burnett  •  Alayna Caryl  •  Cynthia Watros

Stick It (2006)

Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jessica Bendinger
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Missy Peregrym  •  Vanessa Lengies  •  Maddy Curley

Waterborne (2005) RT 100% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Feb 2006

Heera Bhatti, an American-Sikh, runs a corner store in Los Angeles with the help of her son, Vikram, and Gulu. She does not approve of Vikram's Caucasian girlfriend, Lillian, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ben Rekhi
CAST:  Christopher Masterson  •  Jake Muxworthy  •  Jon Gries  •  Christopher Berry

Napoleon Dynamite (2004) RT 71% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jared Hess
CAST:  Jon Heder  •  Aaron Ruell  •  Jon Gries  •  Efren Ramirez

The Big Empty (2003) RT 71% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Struggling actor John Person agrees to drive a blue suitcase from Los Angeles to the small town of Baker, Calif., and hand it over to a mysterious cowboy in return for having ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steve Anderson
CAST:  Jon Favreau  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Daryl Hannah

The Rundown (2003) RT 71% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2004

When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Seann William Scott  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Christopher Walken