Search results for "Ned Beatty"


Network (1976)

A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  William Holden  •  Peter Finch  •  Robert Duvall

Rango (2011) RT 87% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jul 2011

When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Western
DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Isla Fisher  •  Ned Beatty  •  Bill Nighy

1941 (1979) RT 32% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 1999

It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

All the President's Men (1976) RT 93% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1997

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Robert Redford  •  Jack Warden  •  Martin Balsam

Back to School (1986) RT 84% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Keith Gordon  •  Burt Young  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Chattahoochee (1989) RT 17% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 2003

In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Frances McDormand  •  M. Emmet Walsh

Deliverance (1972) RT 93% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Jon Voight  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Ned Beatty  •  Ronny Cox

Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977) RT 21% / Audience 13%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  Richard Burton  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Max von Sydow

Gator (1976) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Nov 2014

After his release from prison, notorious ex-con and moonshine distiller Gator McKlusky moves in with his father in a cabin in the Okefenokee Swamp. His bootlegging plans are ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Burt Reynolds
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Jack Weston  •  Lauren Hutton  •  Jerry Reed

He Got Game (1998) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Nov 1998

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ray Allen  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Rosario Dawson




Hopscotch (1980) RT 75% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 2002

When CIA operative Miles Kendig deliberately lets KGB agent Yaskov get away, his boss threatens to retire him. Kendig beats him to it, however, destroying his own records and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Sam Waterston  •  Herbert Lom  •  Ned Beatty

Mikey and Nicky (1976) RT 85% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 2004

In Philadelphia, a small-time bookie who stole mob money is in hiding and he begs a childhood friend to help him evade the hit-man who's on his trail.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  John Cassavetes  •  Ned Beatty  •  Rose Arrick

Nashville (1975)

This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  David Arkin  •  Barbara Baxley  •  Ned Beatty  •  Karen Black

Radioland Murders (1994) RT 24% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Oct 2000

In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Music • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Brian Benben  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Ned Beatty  •  George Burns

Repossessed (1990) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Aug 2003

It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Bob Logan
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  Ned Beatty  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Anthony Starke

Silver Streak (1976) RT 88% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train. When he can find no one who will believe him, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Richard Pryor  •  Patrick McGoohan

Superman (1978)

Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Margot Kidder  •  Marlon Brando  •  Gene Hackman

Superman II (1980) RT 89% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2001

Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by Gen. Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Margot Kidder  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jackie Cooper

The Big Bus (1976) RT 78% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jul 2002

The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Joseph Bologna  •  Stockard Channing  •  John Beck  •  Rene Auberjonois

The Big Easy (1986)

Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jim McBride
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Goodman