Search results for "Karl Johnson"

Star Trek (2009) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2009

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Eric Bana

Changeling (2008) RT 62% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Jeffrey Donovan  •  John Malkovich  •  Geoff Pierson

Inherent Vice (2014) RT 74% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2015

In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Josh Brolin  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Jena Malone

Nazis at the Center of the Earth (2012) RT Audience 15%

DVD release: Apr 2012

A group of researchers in Antarctica are abducted by a platoon of masked soldiers and dragged into a hidden continent in the center of the Earth. There, they discover that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph Lawson
CAST:  Dominique Swain  •  Jake Busey  •  Trevor Kuhn  •  Lilan Bowden

Anneliese: The Exorcist Tapes (2011) RT Audience 9%

DVD release: Feb 2011

Documentary covering the famous 'demonic possession' case of Anneliese Michel. The film features authentic footage of 'exorcisms' and other shocking events, considered to be ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Jude Gerard Prest
CAST:  Gerold Wunstel  •  Kai Cofer  •  Christopher Karl Johnson  •  Nikki Muller

Spoils of War (2009) RT Audience 23%

DVD release: Apr 2015

Five SS soldiers infiltrate Austria near the Italian border in the autumn of 1944 to kidnap the ehad of Operation Bernhard - a secret German plan devised to destabililize the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Documentary • Drama • Foreign • Thriller • War
CAST:  Krash Miller  •  Preston James Hillier  •  Christopher Karl Johnson  •  Russell Whaley

The Illusionist (2006) RT 74% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2007

With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Burger
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Jessica Biel  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Rufus Sewell

Hot Fuzz (2007) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Top London cop PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. And to stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford. Paired with simple ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Timothy Dalton  •  Jim Broadbent

Jubilee (1978) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2003

Queen Elizabeth I visits late twentieth-century Britain to find a depressing landscape where life has changed since her time.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Derek Jarman
CAST:  Jenny Runacre  •  Nell Campbell  •  Toyah Willcox  •  Jordan

Prick Up Your Ears (1987) RT 92% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Alfred Molina  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Frances Barber

Let Him Have It (1991) RT 81% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Aug 2010

In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Paul Reynolds  •  Eileen Atkins

The Pier (2011)

After twenty years of no contact with his son, Larry McCarthy pretends to be on his death bed to get Jack to return to his native Ireland from America. Upon arrival Jack is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerard Hurley
CAST:  Karl Johnson  •  Gerard Hurley  •  Lili Taylor  •  Mary Foskett

The Deep Blue Sea (2011) RT 79% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Jul 2012

The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Terence Davies
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Simon Russell Beale  •  Harry Hadden-Paton

Third Star (2010) RT 44% / Audience 85%

James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hattie Dalton
CAST:  Hugh Bonneville  •  Tom Burke  •  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  J. J. Feild

England Expects (2004)

The story follows former football hooligan Ray Knight (Steven Mackintosh), a normal everyday family man who works as a security guard at a financial trading company in Canary ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Tony Smith
CAST:  Steven Mackintosh  •  Susan Vidler  •  Keith Barron  •  Camille Coduri

Four Last Songs (2007) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2007

A comic drama set on a Mediterranean island, where a motley collection of characters is seeking musical redemption.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Francesca Joseph
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Rhys Ifans  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Jena Malone

Is Anybody There? (2009) RT 65% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Nov 2009

A young boy who lives in an old folks' home strikes up a friendship with a retired magician.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Bill Milner  •  David Morrissey  •  Anne-Marie Duff

I Know You Know (2009) RT 64% / Audience 49%

Jamie, an 11-year-old boy, is fascinated by his father Charlie’s espionage work until the world of spies becomes all too real. Charlie lives in his own reality—an undercover ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Kerrigan
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Arron Fuller  •  David Bradley  •  Karl Johnson