Search results for "Max von Sydow"


The Magician (1958)

Ingmar Bergman’s The Magician (Ansiktet) is an engaging, brilliantly conceived tale of deceit from one of cinema’s premier illusionists. Max von Sydow stars as Dr. Vogler, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Ingrid Thulin  •  Bibi Andersson

The Passion of Anna (1969)

Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil. In ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Bibi Andersson  •  Erland Josephson

The Seventh Seal (1957)

When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Bengt Ekerot  •  Nils Poppe

The Touch (1971) RT 50% / Audience 43%

A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Max von Sydow  •  Bibi Andersson  •  Sheila Reid

The Virgin Spring (1960)

A harrowing tale of faith, revenge, and savagery in medieval Sweden.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Birgitta Valberg  •  Gunnel Lindblom  •  Birgitta Pettersson

Three Days of the Condor (1975) RT 86% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 1999

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Max von Sydow

Through a Glass Darkly (1961)

Karin hopes to recover from her recent stay at a mental hospital by spending the summer at her family's cottage on a tiny island. Her husband, Martin, cares for her but is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Harriet Andersson  •  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Max von Sydow  •  Lars Passgård

Until the End of the World (1991)

Until The End of the World is an odyssey for the modern age. As with Homer's Odyssey, the purpose of the journey is to restore sight -- a spiritual reconciliation between an ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Solveig Dommartin  •  William Hurt  •  Tom Waits  •  Chick Ortega

Wild Strawberries (1957) RT 95% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Crotchety retired doctor Isak Borg travels from Stockholm to Lund, Sweden, with his pregnant and unhappy daughter-in-law, Marianne, in order to receive an honorary degree from ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Victor Sjöström  •  Bibi Andersson  •  Ingrid Thulin  •  Gunnar Björnstrand

Awakenings (1990) RT 88% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Robin Williams  •  Julie Kavner  •  Ruth Nelson




The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) RT 37% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2001

All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Michael Anderson, Jr.  •  Carroll Baker  •  Ina Balin

Citizen X (1995) RT 86% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Chris Gerolmo
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Max von Sydow  •  Jeffrey DeMunn

Never Say Never Again (1983) RT 63% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Oct 2000

James Bond returns as the secret agent 007 one more time to battle the evil organization SPECTRE. Bond must defeat Largo, who has stolen two atomic warheads for nuclear ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Kim Basinger  •  Klaus Maria Brandauer  •  Barbara Carrera

What Dreams May Come (1998) RT 54% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Cuba Gooding, Jr.  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Max von Sydow

Strange Brew (1983)

Something is rotten at the Elsinore Brewery. Bob and Doug Mackenzie (as seen on SCTV) help the orphan Pam regain the brewery founded by her recently-deceased father. But to do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rick Moranis  •  Dave Thomas
CAST:  Dave Thomas  •  Rick Moranis  •  Max von Sydow  •  Paul Dooley

Europa (1991)

An American, Leopold Kessler (Jean-Marc Barr) goes to post-war Germany in 1945 to work as a railroad conductor for the Zentropa Rail Line instead of going into the Army ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Jean-Marc Barr  •  Barbara Sukowa  •  Udo Kier  •  Ernst-Hugo Järegård

Dreamscape (1984)

A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in his sleep from a heart attack Alex Gardner ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Max von Sydow  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Eddie Albert

The Kremlin Letter (1970) RT Audience 60%

A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Richard Boone  •  Nigel Green  •  Dean Jagger  •  Lila Kedrova

Snow Falling on Cedars (1999) RT 40% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2000

A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950's, race figures in the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Youki Kudoh  •  Reeve Carney  •  Anne Suzuki

Hostile Waters (1997) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Based on true events, an American submarine collides into a Soviet sub of the coast of America and an ensuing standoff occurs that could lead to total annihilation.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  David Drury
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Martin Sheen  •  Max von Sydow  •  Colm Feore