Search results for "Kurt Russell"


Big Trouble in Little China (1986) RT 82% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2001

When trucker Jack Burton agreed to take his friend Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Kim Cattrall  •  James Hong  •  Dennis Dun

Vanilla Sky (2001) RT 42% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2002

David Aames (Tom Cruise) has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia (Penelope Cruz), his face is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Kurt Russell

The Thing (1982) RT 80% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Wilford Brimley  •  T. K. Carter  •  David Clennon

The Art of the Steal (2013) RT 45% / Audience 39%

DVD release: May 2014

Crunch Calhoun, a third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief, teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. But it's not ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Sobol
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Jay Baruchel  •  Matt Dillon  •  Kenneth Welsh

Touchback (2011) RT 38% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jan 2013

A man looks back 15 years to the injury that ended his career as a promising high-school football player.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Don Handfield
CAST:  Brian Presley  •  Kurt Russell  •  Melanie Lynskey  •  Marc Blucas

Cutlass (2007) RT Audience 73%

First short movie directed by actress Kate Hudson with her stepfather Kurt Russell in the main part.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kate Hudson
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Kurt Russell  •  Virginia Madsen

Death Proof (2007) RT 67% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Austin's hottest DJ, Jungle Julia, sets out into the night to unwind with her two friends Shanna and Arlene. Covertly tracking their moves is Stuntman Mike, a scarred rebel ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Zoë Bell  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Vanessa Ferlito

Poseidon (2006) RT 33% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A Cross-Atlantic ship is traveling in the Atlantic when a giant wave flips it over as the passengers begin a dramatic fight for their lives. Catastrophe film from Wolfgang ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Josh Lucas  •  Jacinda Barrett

Sky High (2005) RT 73% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Mike Mitchell
CAST:  Michael Angarano  •  Kurt Russell  •  Kelly Preston  •  Danielle Panabaker

Miracle (2004) RT 80% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2004

In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, put a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Gavin O'Connor
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Sean McCann




John Carpenter: The Man and His Movies (2004)

Chronicles the work of cult director John Carpenter through interviews with him and his associates, with emphases on the earlier work.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Horror
DIRECTION:  Garry S. Grant
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  John Carpenter  •  Nick Castle  •  Alice Cooper

Dark Blue (2002) RT 58% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Scott Speedman  •  Michael Michele  •  Brendan Gleeson

3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) RT 14% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 2001

It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Demian Lichtenstein
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Kevin Costner  •  Courteney Cox  •  Christian Slater

Soldier (1998) RT 10% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Sergeant Todd is a veteran soldier for an elite group of the armed forces. After being defeated by a new breed of genetically engineered soldiers, he is dumped on a waste ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • War
DIRECTION:  Paul W.S. Anderson
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Jason Scott Lee  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Connie Nielsen

The Thing: Terror Takes Shape (1998)

An in-depth look at the making of this cult classic  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael Matessino
CAST:  John Carpenter  •  Kurt Russell  •  Rob Bottin  •  Bill Lancaster

Breakdown (1997) RT 80% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Dec 1998

When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Mostow
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  J. T. Walsh  •  Kathleen Quinlan  •  M. C. Gainey

John Carpenter's Escape from L.A. (1996) RT 53% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Dec 1998

This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Stacy Keach  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Peter Fonda

Executive Decision (1996) RT 63% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Baird
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Steven Seagal  •  Halle Berry  •  John Leguizamo