Search results for "Richard Bright"


The Godfather (1972) RT 99% / Audience 98%

DVD release: Oct 2001

The story spans the years from 1945 to 1955 and chronicles the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch Vito Corleone barely ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Al Pacino  •  James Caan  •  Richard S. Castellano

Beautiful Girls (1996) RT 79% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 2001

During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight"s Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Annabeth Gish  •  Lauren Holly

Hair (1979) RT 89% / Audience 88%

DVD release: May 2001

"Hair" is a 1979 musical war comedy-drama film adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical "Hair: An American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" about a Vietnam War draftee, Claude, who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History • Music
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  John Savage  •  Treat Williams  •  Annie Golden  •  Beverly D'Angelo

Handle with Care (1977)

The interlaced stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Paul Le Mat  •  Candy Clark  •  Bruce McGill  •  Roberts Blossom

Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 2003

An old-time crook plans a heist. When one of his two partners is found out to be a black man tensions flare.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Harry Belafonte  •  Robert Ryan  •  Shelley Winters  •  Ed Begley

Once Upon a Time in America (1984) RT 89% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jun 2003

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sergio Leone
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  James Woods  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Tuesday Weld

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)

An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  James Coburn  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Bob Dylan  •  Richard Jaeckel

The Getaway (1972) RT 85% / Audience 81%

DVD release: May 2005

A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Ali MacGraw  •  Ben Johnson  •  Al Lettieri

The Godfather Part II (1974)

In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Robert Duvall  •  Diane Keaton  •  Robert De Niro

The Godfather Part III (1990)

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Diane Keaton  •  Andy García  •  Talia Shire




The Panic in Needle Park (1971) RT 80% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 2007

This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in Needle Park in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jerry Schatzberg
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Kitty Winn  •  Alan Vint  •  Richard Bright

The Ref (1994) RT 71% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Judy Davis  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Glynis Johns

Two of a Kind (1983)

DVD release: Jun 2004

God throws his hands up at the foolishness of humanity and orders the race destroyed. A trio of bleeding-heart angels strike a deal with him: if they can find just two good ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Olivia Newton-John  •  Charles Durning  •  Oliver Reed

The Ambulance (1989) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Oct 1993

Josh meets a young woman who shortly afterwards collapses and is rushed to hospital in an ambulance. He follows after her only to find that there is no record her being ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Larry Cohen
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  James Earl Jones  •  Megan Gallagher  •  Red Buttons

Crimewave (1985) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Fed up of his business partner, Ernest Trend hires the services of two exterminators. When things go drastically wrong and they murder the wrong man, the race is on to frame ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Louise Lasser  •  Brion James  •  Paul L. Smith  •  Sheree J. Wilson

On the Yard (1978)

Chilly (Waites) is "top con" on the yard, a title that gives him absolute power. Power to make the rules. Power to kill. When a young con (Heard) confronts Chilly's power, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Raphael D. Silver
CAST:  John Heard  •  Thomas G. Waites  •  Mike Kellin  •  Richard Bright

Gangland (1988) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Upon his release from prison, Verne Miller works his way into Al Capone's organization. He becomes a top assassin and earns Capone's trust. However, Miller's failing health ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rod Hewitt
CAST:  Scott Glenn  •  Barbara Stock  •  Thomas G. Waites  •  Lucinda Jenney