Search results for "Richard Portnow"


Barton Fink (1991) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2003

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  John Turturro  •  John Goodman  •  Judy Davis  •  Michael Lerner

Father of the Bride (1991) RT 73% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 1999

George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Shyer
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Diane Keaton  •  Kimberly Williams-Paisley  •  George Newbern

Find Me Guilty (2006) RT 61% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Alex Rocco  •  Frank Pietrangolare  •  Richard DeDomenico

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)

An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Cliff Gorman  •  Tricia Vessey  •  Henry Silva

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

Kindergarten Cop (1990) RT 51% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Pamela Reed  •  Linda Hunt

S.F.W. (1994) RT 12% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jun 2003

An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jefery Levy
CAST:  Stephen Dorff  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Jake Busey  •  Joey Lauren Adams

Seven (1995) RT Audience 61%

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  R. Lee Ermey

Sister Act (1992) RT 71% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2000

A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Maggie Smith  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Wendy Makkena

Tinker Bell (2008) RT 89% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Oct 2008

Journey into the secret world of Pixie Hollow and hear Tinker Bell speak for the very first time as the astonishing story of Disney's most famous fairy is finally revealed in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Bradley Raymond
CAST:  Mae Whitman  •  Kristin Chenoweth  •  Raven-Symoné  •  Lucy Liu




Twins (1988) RT 34% / Audience 38%

DVD release: May 1998

Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic proportions. Vincent is an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Danny DeVito  •  Kelly Preston  •  Chloe Webb

Perfect Stranger (2007) RT 11% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Aug 2007

A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her best friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Bruce Willis  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Richard Portnow

Man of the House (1995)

Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  James Orr
CAST:  Farrah Fawcett  •  Chevy Chase  •  Jonathan Taylor Thomas  •  George Wendt

The Unscarred (2000)

Unscarred is the documentary of Hardcore Indy Wrestling Superstar "Sick" Nick Mondo. The movie covers everything from his early backyard wrestling days, pulling outrageous ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Buddy Giovinazzo
CAST:  James Russo  •  Heino Ferch  •  Ornella Muti  •  Steven Waddington

Underdogs (2013) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Jan 2014

Set in rural Ohio, the birthplace of football, UNDERDOGS is the story of a small-town high school football team destined to play their cross-town rival, a perennial powerhouse ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Doug Dearth
CAST:  D. B. Sweeney  •  William Mapother  •  Richard Portnow  •  Logan Huffman

Oldboy (2013)

An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sharlto Copley