Search results for "Richard Dreyfuss"


The American President (1995) RT 90% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Annette Bening  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Martin Sheen

W. (2008) RT 59% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W takes viewers through Bush’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Ioan Gruffudd

Always (1989) RT 64% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Pete Sandich is a reckless fire-fighting pilot who is killed in what was to have been his final mission. Ascending to Heaven, Pete is introduced to business-like angel who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Holly Hunter  •  John Goodman  •  Audrey Hepburn

American Graffiti (1973) RT 95% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 1998

A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Ron Howard  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Charles Martin Smith

Another Stakeout (1993) RT 14% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Emilio Estevez  •  Rosie O'Donnell  •  Dennis Farina

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) RT 96% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2007

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  François Truffaut  •  Teri Garr  •  Melinda Dillon

Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) RT 84% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Paul Mazursky
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Bette Midler  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Elizabeth Peña

Fail Safe (2000) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2007

Cold War tensions climb to a fever pitch when a U.S. bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear warhead on Moscow.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Walter Cronkite  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Noah Wyle  •  Brian Dennehy

James and the Giant Peach (1996) RT 93% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Oct 2000

When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Henry Selick
CAST:  Joanna Lumley  •  Miriam Margolyes  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Richard Dreyfuss

Jaws (1975)

An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Lorraine Gary




Krippendorf's Tribe (1998) RT 14% / Audience 23%

DVD release: Jun 2002

After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Todd Holland
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Jenna Elfman  •  Zakes Mokae  •  Siobhan Fallon

Let It Ride (1989) RT 30% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joe Pytka
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Jennifer Tilly  •  David Johansen  •  Teri Garr

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

Moon over Parador (1988) RT 42% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Mazursky
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Sônia Braga  •  Jonathan Winters

Mr. Holland's Opus (1995) RT 74% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 1999

In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Glenne Headly  •  Jay Thomas  •  Olympia Dukakis

Night Falls on Manhattan (1996) RT 68% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 1997

A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Andy García  •  Ian Holm  •  James Gandolfini  •  Lena Olin

Nuts (1987) RT 38% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Maureen Stapleton  •  Karl Malden

Poseidon (2006) RT 33% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A Cross-Atlantic ship is traveling in the Atlantic when a giant wave flips it over as the passengers begin a dramatic fight for their lives. Catastrophe film from Wolfgang ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Josh Lucas  •  Jacinda Barrett

Stand by Me (1986) RT 91% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Aug 2000

After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Wil Wheaton  •  River Phoenix  •  Corey Feldman  •  Jerry O'Connell

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2008

The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Henry Ramer  •  Alan Rosenthal  •  Susan Friedman