Search results for "Richard Edson"


Crossing the Bridge (1992)

A film about three high school friends who find their happy-go-lucky existence tarnished forever the instant they get embroiled in a drug-running scheme that goes awry. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Josh Charles  •  Jason Gedrick  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Cheryl Pollak

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) RT 87% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Madonna  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Mark Blum

Do the Right Thing (1989) RT 93% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jun 2009

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Danny Aiello  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Richard Edson

Eight Men Out (1988) RT 85% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2001

The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles Comiskey, and at their own ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Charlie Sheen  •  D. B. Sweeney

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) RT 81% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Charismatic teen Ferris Bueller plays hooky in Chicago with his girlfriend and best friend.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Alan Ruck  •  Mia Sara  •  Jeffrey Jones

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) RT 89% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Tung Thanh Tran  •  Chintara Sukapatana

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

Platoon (1986) RT 88% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 1997

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Charlie Sheen  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Forest Whitaker

Strange Days (1995) RT 63% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millennium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kathryn Bigelow
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Angela Bassett  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Juliette Lewis

Super Mario Bros. (1993)

Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  John Leguizamo  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Samantha Mathis




The Astronaut Farmer (2006) RT 57% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Jon Gries  •  Max Thieriot

The Kid & I (2005) RT 33% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Penelope Spheeris
CAST:  Tom Arnold  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Linda Hamilton  •  Eric Gores

Timecode (2000) RT 68% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Dec 2000

A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Xander Berkeley  •  Golden Brooks  •  Saffron Burrows  •  Viveka Davis

Stranger Than Paradise (1984) RT 95% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie, his pal Eddie, and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  John Lurie  •  Eszter Balint  •  Richard Edson  •  Cecillia Stark

The Winner (1996) RT 17% / Audience 11%

DVD release: Oct 1997

A long lucky streak makes a nice guy the target of opportunists like his brother, his girlfriend, and some guys from New Jersey.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Rebecca De Mornay  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Richard Edson  •  Delroy Lindo

Land of Plenty (2004) RT 62% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Oct 2006

After living abroad, Lana returns to the United States, and finds that her uncle is a reclusive vagabond with psychic wounds from the Vietnam War.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Michelle Williams  •  John Diehl  •  Shaun Toub  •  Burt Young

Jury Duty (1995) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Dec 2003

When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Fortenberry
CAST:  Pauly Shore  •  Tia Carrere  •  Stanley Tucci  •  Brian Doyle-Murray

Lulu on the Bridge (1998) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Sep 1999

This film is about a famous jazz saxophonist, Izzy who's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Auster
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Richard Edson  •  Don Byron  •  Kevin Corrigan

Love, Cheat & Steal (1993) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Jun 1994

The beautiful Lauren gets married with an older man. She is unexpectedly confronted with her ex, an escaped criminal.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Curran
CAST:  John Lithgow  •  Eric Roberts  •  Mädchen Amick  •  Richard Edson