Search results for "Josef Sommer"


Dirty Harry (1971) RT 95% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1997

When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Andrew Robinson  •  John Vernon  •  Reni Santoni

Absence of Malice (1981) RT 86% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 1998

A prosecutor leaks a false story that liquor warehouse owner Michael Gallagher is involved in the murder of a union head, and as newspaper reporter Megan Carter picks up the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Sally Field  •  Bob Balaban  •  Melinda Dillon

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) RT 96% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2007

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  François Truffaut  •  Teri Garr  •  Melinda Dillon

Don't Drink the Water (1994) RT 44% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Josef Sommer  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Woody Allen  •  Julie Kavner

Nobody's Fool (1994) RT 91% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Bruce Willis  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Jessica Tandy

Patch Adams (1998) RT 22% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just anything to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Bob Gunton  •  Peter Coyote

Shadows and Fog (1991) RT 50% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2001

With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Kathy Bates  •  Mia Farrow  •  John Cusack

Silkwood (1983) RT 75% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Kurt Russell  •  Cher  •  Craig T. Nelson

Strange Days (1995) RT 63% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millennium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kathryn Bigelow
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Angela Bassett  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Juliette Lewis

The Chamber (1996) RT 12% / Audience 38%

DVD release: May 1998

Having survived the hatred and bigotry that was his Klansman grandfather's only legacy, young attorney Adam Hall seeks at the last minute to appeal the old man's death ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Chris O'Donnell  •  Gene Hackman  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Robert Prosky




The Sum of All Fears (2002) RT 59% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Oct 2002

CIA analyst Jack Ryan must thwart the plans of a terrorist faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia's newly elected ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phil Alden Robinson
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Morgan Freeman  •  James Cromwell  •  Ken Jenkins

Witness (1985) RT 92% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 1999

A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Josef Sommer  •  Lukas Haas

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) RT 58% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Oct 2006

When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Halle Berry  •  Ian McKellen  •  Patrick Stewart

The Mighty Ducks (1992) RT 15% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2000

After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Joss Ackland  •  Lane Smith  •  Heidi Kling

D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)

Daryl is a normal 10-year-old boy in many ways. However, unbeknown to his foster parents and friends, Daryl is actually a government-created robot with superhuman reflexes and ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Mary Beth Hurt  •  Michael McKean  •  Barret Oliver  •  Amy Linker

Oliver's Story (1978) RT 20% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Oliver Barrett IV is emotionally devastated by the death of his wife Jenny, and, while he tries to lose himself in his work as a lawyer, the long hours don't ease his pain, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Korty
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Candice Bergen  •  Nicola Pagett  •  Edward Binns

Malice (1993) RT 59% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Dec 1998

A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bill Pullman  •  Bebe Neuwirth

Rollover (1981) RT Audience 30%

DVD release: Aug 2005

An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Josef Sommer

Iceman (1984) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Dec 2004

An anthropologist is brought to an arctic base when explorers discover the body of a prehistoric man who has been frozen in a block of ice for 40,000 years. After thawing the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Lindsay Crouse  •  John Lone  •  David Strathairn

Chances Are (1989) RT 64% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Cybill Shepherd  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Christopher McDonald