Search results for "Josef Sommer"


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

The Elephant King (2006) RT 18% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Oct 2009

The story of two brothers who lead totally different lives. Jake Hunt enjoys life to the fullest in Thailand, while his shy brother Oliver deals with his own depressions back ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Seth Grossman
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Tate Ellington  •  Florence Faivre  •  Jonno Roberts

Stop-Loss (2008) RT 64% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Jul 2008

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Kimberly Peirce
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Abbie Cornish  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Channing Tatum

The Invasion (2007) RT 19% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Hirschbiegel  •  James McTeigue
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Daniel Craig  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Jeffrey Wright

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 Henderson Monster (1980)

DVD release: Mar 2005

A small town becomes gripped by an ethical debate when the community discover a moody, egotistical scientist is experimenting with DNA and the creation of new life.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Waris Hussein
CAST:  Jason Miller  •  Christine Lahti  •  Stephen Collins  •  Larry Gates

The Next Best Thing (2000) RT 20% / Audience 35%

DVD release: May 2005

A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Madonna  •  Rupert Everett  •  Benjamin Bratt  •  Malcolm Stumpf

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

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

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




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

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

An American Story (1992) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 1993

World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Brad Johnson  •  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Josef Sommer

Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989) RT Audience 19%

DVD release: May 2004

This musical is based on four short stories by Damon Runyon. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense loves him and that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Brookner
CAST:  Josef Sommer  •  Madonna  •  Tony Azito  •  Jennifer Grey

Forced March (1989) RT Audience 100%

Originally shot in Hungary in 1988, this new version of FORCED MARCH is even more haunting, given the re-emergence of anti-Semitism in today’s Hungary. Chris Sarandon plays ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Rick King
CAST:  Chris Sarandon  •  Renée Soutendijk  •  Josef Sommer  •  John Seitz

Bridge to Silence (1989) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Feb 1991

A woman with a hearing problem tries to get het life back together after a car accident that killed her husband.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Karen Arthur
CAST:  Lee Remick  •  Marlee Matlin  •  Michael O'Keefe  •  Candace Brecker

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

Dracula's Widow (1988) RT Audience 27%

The young owner of a waxworks in Hollywood receives five instead of six ordered chests with Romanian antiques. He does not know that Vanessa, widow of Count Dracula, sleeps in ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Coppola
CAST:  Sylvia Kristel  •  Josef Sommer  •  Lenny Von Dohlen  •  Marc Coppola

Yuri Nosenko, KGB (1986) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jan 2004

This film tells the true-life story of Yuri Nosenko, a top Soviet KGB agent who defected to the West at the height of the Cold War in 1962.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Josef Sommer  •  Ed Lauter  •  Oleg Rudnick

The Execution of Raymond Graham (1985) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Jeff Fahey plays Raymond Graham, who for five years has lived on Death Row, awaiting execution for the murder of a store clerk. Having given up on any further legal delays, ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Graham Beckel  •  George Dzundza  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Jeff Fahey