Search results for "Rip Torn"


The Telephone (1988) RT Audience 46%

A crazy out of work actress, Vashti Blue (Whoopi Goldberg), spends all her time in her small apartment with her pet owl and her telephone, which she uses to try and solve all ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rip Torn
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  John Heard  •  Elliott Gould  •  Hervé Villechaize

Payday (1973) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2008

A cynical look at the life of a not so nice country-western singer, Maury Dann - played by Rip Torn in one of his most memorable performances. He ruthlessly manipulates every ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Daryl Duke
CAST:  Rip Torn  •  Ahna Capri  •  Elayne Heilveil  •  Michael C. Gwynne

A Stranger Is Watching (1982) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Three years after Steve Peterson's wife, Nina, was murdered in front of their 11 year old daughter Julie, she and his new girlfriend Sharon Martin are kidnapped by the same ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sean S. Cunningham
CAST:  Kate Mulgrew  •  Rip Torn  •  James Naughton  •  Shawn von Schreiber

Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

The hero of an unlikely airplane disaster must overcome his own inadequacies, improbable accidents and his former girlfriend in order to save a space shuttle from destruction ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Finkleman
CAST:  Robert Hays  •  Julie Hagerty  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Chad Everett

American Cowslip (2010) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Sep 2010

In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mark David
CAST:  Ronnie Gene Blevins  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Val Kilmer  •  Peter Falk

Bee Movie (2007) RT 51% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Steve Hickner  •  Simon J. Smith
CAST:  Jerry Seinfeld  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Patrick Warburton

Beyond the Law (1992) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Dan Saxon is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, he must ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Larry Ferguson
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Michael Madsen  •  Courtney B. Vance

Canadian Bacon (1995) RT 14% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 2001

Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

City Heat (1984) RT 21% / Audience 24%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Jane Alexander  •  Madeline Kahn

Coma (1978)

A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Crichton
CAST:  Geneviève Bujold  •  Michael Douglas  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Richard Widmark




Critic's Choice (1963) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: Jun 2007

Bob Hope is a New York theater critic and his wife (Lucille Ball in their final motion picture pairing) writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Hope must either ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Don Weis
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Lucille Ball  •  Marilyn Maxwell  •  Rip Torn

Defending Your Life (1991) RT 97% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2001

In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Albert Brooks
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Meryl Streep  •  Rip Torn  •  Lee Grant

DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004)

When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rawson Marshall Thurber
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Christine Taylor  •  Ben Stiller  •  Rip Torn

Eulogy (2004)

A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Clancy
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Jesse Bradford  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Glenne Headly

Flashpoint (1984) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Tannen
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Treat Williams  •  Rip Torn  •  Kevin Conway

Forty Shades of Blue (2005) RT 59% / Audience 43%

DVD release: May 2006

A Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock-n-roll legend experiences a personal awakening when her husband's estranged son comes to visit.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ira Sachs
CAST:  Dina Korzun  •  Rip Torn  •  Darren E. Burrows  •  Andrew Henderson

Hercules (1997) RT 83% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Tate Donovan  •  Josh Keaton  •  Roger Bart  •  Danny DeVito

How to Make an American Quilt (1995) RT 61% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Nelligan

King of Kings (1961) RT 85% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Siobhán McKenna  •  Hurd Hatfield  •  Viveca Lindfors

Marie Antoinette (2006) RT 55% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Feb 2007

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Judy Davis  •  Rip Torn