Search results for "Michael J. Pollard"


House of 1000 Corpses (2003) RT 19% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Rob Zombie
CAST:  Tom Towles  •  Sid Haig  •  Bill Moseley  •  Sheri Moon Zombie

Backflash (2002) RT Audience 16%

DVD release: Jul 2002

A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Philip J. Jones
CAST:  Robert Patrick  •  Jennifer Esposito  •  Mike Starr  •  Melissa Joan Hart

Mad Dog Time (1996) RT 17% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Mar 2004

With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Larry Bishop
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Gabriel Byrne

Split Second (1992) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Mar 2002

In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tony Maylam
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Michael J. Pollard  •  Alastair Duncan

Motorama (1991) RT 60% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A ten year old boy gets tired of life with abusive parents and cashes in his piggy bank and steals a Mustang. He rides off into a surreal America playing "Motorama," a game ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Barry Shils
CAST:  Jordan Christopher Michael  •  Martha Quinn  •  Michael Naegel  •  Susan Tyrrell

The Art of Dying (1990) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2003

A cinematographer and his assistant are attracting aspiring young actors and actresses by getting them to try out for their movie. Once filming, the evil cameraman actually ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wings Hauser
CAST:  Wings Hauser  •  Sarah Douglas  •  Kathleen Kinmont  •  Gary Werntz

Why Me? (1990)

A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gene Quintano
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Kim Greist  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  J. T. Walsh

Fast Food (1989) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Auggie wants to make it big and has tried pretty much everything in order to do so. His next idea: turn his cousin's garage into a burger joint. To make it appealing, they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael A. Simpson
CAST:  Clark Brandon  •  Randal Patrick  •  Tracy Griffith  •  Michael J. Pollard

Sleepaway Camp 3 (1989)

Psychotic Angela is itching to do what she does best: slaughter dozens of teenage campers. As luck would have it, the previous site of her murders has been renamed and ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Michael A. Simpson
CAST:  Pamela Springsteen  •  Tracy Griffith  •  Michael J. Pollard  •  Mark Oliver

Tango & Cash (1989) RT 33% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Albert Magnoli
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Kurt Russell  •  Teri Hatcher  •  Jack Palance




Night Visitor (1989) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A teenager (Derek Rydall) insists he saw a satanist (Allen Garfield) kill the call girl next door, and tries to prove it.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rupert Hitzig
CAST:  Kathleen Bailey  •  Jovanni Brascia  •  Brooke Bundy  •  Ann Dane

Scrooged (1988) RT 68% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 1999

In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Karen Allen  •  John Glover  •  John Forsythe

American Gothic (1988) RT Audience 52%

When six friends fly off on a weekend getaway and are suddenly plagued by engine trouble, they're forced to land on a remote island. Looking for shelter, they're grateful to ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Rod Steiger  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Michael J. Pollard  •  Fiona Hutchison

Roxanne (1987) RT 88% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Based on the play "Cyrano de Bergerac", large nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Rick Rossovich  •  Shelley Duvall

Melvin and Howard (1980) RT 94% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 1999

The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Elizabeth Cheshire  •  Mary Steenburgen

Between the Lines (1977) RT Audience 55%

Story of an underground newspaper in Boston about to be taken over by big business.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Joan Micklin Silver
CAST:  John Heard  •  Lindsay Crouse  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Jill Eikenberry

Four of the Apocalypse (1975) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Four petty criminals, three men and a woman, wander through the trackless terrain of the Wild West Utah and are hounded by a sadistic bandit.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Foreign • Western
DIRECTION:  Lucio Fulci
CAST:  Fabio Testi  •  Lynne Frederick  •  Michael J. Pollard  •  Harry Baird

Sunday in the Country (1974)

Three vicious thugs are on the run in rural America after robbing a local bank. They seek refuge at the home of a reclusive farmer, but he is prepared for their arrival and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Trent
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Michael J. Pollard  •  Hollis McLaren  •  Louis Zorich

The Legend of Frenchie King (1971)

Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Christian-Jaque  •  Guy Casaril
CAST:  Brigitte Bardot  •  Claudia Cardinale  •  Michael J. Pollard  •  Micheline Presle

Hannibal Brooks (1969) RT Audience 87%

A POW in World War II is put to work in a Munich zoo, looking after an Asian elephant. The zoo is bombed by the Americans and the director of the zoo decides it is not safe ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Michael J. Pollard  •  Wolfgang Preiss  •  Karin Baal