Search results for "Phillip Noyce"

Clear and Present Danger (1994) RT 82% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 1998

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Donald Moffat  •  Willem Dafoe

Dead Calm (1989) RT 82% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 1999

An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Sam Neill  •  Billy Zane  •  George Shevtsov

Patriot Games (1992) RT 75% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Dec 1998

When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Patrick Bergin  •  Thora Birch

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002) RT 88% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2003

In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Everlyn Sampi  •  Tianna Sansbury  •  Laura Monaghan  •  Kenneth Branagh

The Bone Collector (1999) RT 28% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Rookie cop Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme -- formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury -- to catch ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Queen Latifah  •  Michael Rooker  •  Michael McGlone

The Giver (2014)

In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Taylor Swift  •  Meryl Streep  •  Katie Holmes

The Quiet American (2002) RT 87% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A stylish political thriller where love and war collide in Southeast Asia. Set in early 1950s Vietnam, a young American becomes entangled in a dangerous love triangle when he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Brendan Fraser  •  Do Thi Hai Yen  •  Tzi Ma

The Saint (1997) RT 29% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Ivan Tretiak, Russian Mafia boss who wants to create an oil crisis in Moscow and seize power as a result sends Simon Templar, great international criminal, to England to get a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Rade Serbedzija  •  Henry Goodman

Mary and Martha (2013)

Wealthy American housewife Mary Morgan takes her bullied son George out of school for home education,including a trip to Southern Africa. Whilst in Mozambique George is bitten ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Sam Claflin  •  Frank Grillo

Americana (2012) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A legendary fashion designer - his life, his job and his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Ashley Greene  •  Emilie de Ravin  •  Annabeth Gish

Echoes of Paradise (1989)

The love story between an Australian woman and a Balinese dancer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Wendy Hughes  •  John Lone  •  Steve Jacobs  •  Peta Toppano

Salt (2010) RT 62% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Dec 2010

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Corey Stoll  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor

Heatwave (1982) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 1990

A woman attempts to stop a redevelopment plot which she thought was the cover-up for fraud and other criminal activity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Judy Davis  •  Richard Moir  •  Chris Haywood  •  Bill Hunter

Backroads (1977)

Two strangers - one white, one black - steal a car in western NSW and head for the coast. Jack is abrasive, cunning and disparaging about Aborigines. Gary doesn’t really care ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Bill Hunter  •  Gary Foley  •  Zack Martin  •  Terry Camilleri

Catch a Fire (2006) RT 76% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2007

Catch a Fire is a 2006 historically based drama about anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, focussing on the life of Patrick Chamusso, an timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Derek Luke  •  Bonnie Henna  •  Mncedisi Shabangu

Newsfront (1978) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Surprisingly adventurous saga of an intrepid group of cinematographers and reporters who risk life and limb to capture footage of breaking news for the movie-going public.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Bill Hunter  •  Wendy Hughes  •  Gerard Kennedy  •  Chris Haywood

Blind Fury (1989) RT 58% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Terry O'Quinn  •  Brandon Call  •  Noble Willingham

Roots (2016)

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African slave sold to America and his descendants.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles  •  Phillip Noyce  •  Bruce Beresford  •  Thomas L. Carter
CAST:  Roman Armstrong  •  Emayatzy E. Corinealdi  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Matthew Goode