Search results for "Norman Jewison"


...And Justice for All (1979) RT 81% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jan 2001

An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn't do it, the judge will ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Jack Warden  •  John Forsythe  •  Christine Lahti

A Soldier's Story (1984) RT 89% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2001

In the towm of Tynen, Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. A military lawyer, also a black man, is sent from Washington ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • War
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Howard Rollins  •  Adolph Caesar  •  Art Evans  •  Robert Townsend

F.I.S.T (1978)

Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Rod Steiger  •  Peter Boyle  •  Melinda Dillon

In Country (1989) RT 70% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Emily Lloyd  •  Joan Allen  •  Kevin Anderson

In the Heat of the Night (1967) RT 95% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jan 2001

An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Rod Steiger  •  Warren Oates  •  Lee Grant

Moonstruck (1987) RT 92% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Cher  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Olympia Dukakis

Other People's Money (1991) RT 33% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Danny DeVito  •  Gregory Peck  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Piper Laurie

The Cincinnati Kid (1965) RT 85% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2005

An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Ann-Margret  •  Karl Malden

The Hurricane (1999)

The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Vicellous Reon Shannon  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  Liev Schreiber

The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966) RT 84% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Carl Reiner  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Alan Arkin  •  Brian Keith




The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

Young businessman, Thomas Crown is bored and decides to plan a robbery and assigns a professional agent with the right information to the job. However, Crown is soon betrayed ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Paul Burke  •  Jack Weston

The Statement (2003) RT 24% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Apr 2004

The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Alan Bates

Rollerball (1975) RT 64% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2001

In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  James Caan  •  John Houseman  •  Maud Adams  •  John Beck

Dinner With Friends (2001) RT 88% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jan 2002

A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Toni Collette  •  Greg Kinnear

40 Pounds of Trouble (1962) RT Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1994

Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Phil Silvers  •  Kevin McCarthy

Best Friends (1982) RT 50% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Jan 2004

When a professional couple who have lived & worked together for many years finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpectedly funny and awkward ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Barnard Hughes

Gaily, Gaily (1969) RT 60% / Audience 50%

Director Norman Jewison's 1969 period comedy, based on Ben Hecht's memoirs, stars Beau Bridges as a young apprentice at a big city newspaper. The cast also includes Melina ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Beau Bridges  •  Melina Mercouri  •  Brian Keith  •  George Kennedy