Search results for "Robert Picardo"


Total Recall (1990) RT 82% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Sharon Stone  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  Ronny Cox

Legend (1985) RT 48% / Audience 73%

DVD release: May 2002

Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by fate, to undertake a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Mia Sara  •  Tim Curry  •  David Bennent

Back to School (1986) RT 84% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Keith Gordon  •  Burt Young  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) RT 67% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante  •  Chuck Jones
CAST:  Zach Galligan  •  Phoebe Cates  •  John Glover  •  Robert Prosky

Innerspace (1987) RT 81% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Martin Short  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kevin McCarthy

L.A. Story (1991)

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Victoria Tennant  •  Richard E. Grant

Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) RT 57% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are up to their feuding ways again. Tired of playing second fiddle to Bugs, Daffy has decided to leave the Studio for good. He is aided by Warner ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Jenna Elfman  •  Steve Martin  •  Timothy Dalton

Motorama (1991) RT 60% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A ten year old boy gets tired of life with abusive parents and cashes in his piggy bank and steals a Mustang. He rides off into a surreal America playing "Motorama," a game ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Barry Shils
CAST:  Jordan Christopher Michael  •  Martha Quinn  •  Michael Naegel  •  Susan Tyrrell

Munchies (1987) RT Audience 24%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Simon Watterman, a space archaeologist, discovers the "Munchies" in a cave in Peru. Cecil Watterman, Simon's evil twin brother and snack food entrepreneur, kidnaps the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Tina Hirsch
CAST:  Nadine Van der Velde  •  Charlie Stratton  •  Harvey Korman  •  Alix Elias

Star Trek: First Contact (1996) RT 93% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1998

The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Alice Krige  •  Neal McDonough




The 'Burbs (1989) RT 47% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 1999

When secretive new neighbors move in next door, suburbanite Ray Peterson and his friends let their paranoia get the best of them as they start to suspect the newcomers of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Cory Danziger  •  Bruce Dern

The Howling (1981) RT 66% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2001

After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Patrick Macnee  •  Dennis Dugan  •  Christopher Stone  •  Belinda Balaski

Wagons East! (1994) RT Audience 31%

DVD release: Jun 2002

After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Peter Markle
CAST:  Joe Bays  •  Abraham Benrubi  •  Jill Boyd  •  John Candy

Star 80 (1983) RT 89% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Fosse
CAST:  Mariel Hemingway  •  Eric Roberts  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Carroll Baker

Dead Heat (1988) RT 11% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2011

LAPD police officer, Roger Mortis is killed while arresting zombies who have been reanimated by the head of Dante Laboratories in order to carry out violent armed robberies.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Goldblatt
CAST:  Treat Williams  •  Joe Piscopo  •  Lindsay Frost  •  Vincent Price

Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (1994) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Feb 1995

Lewis and his nerdy friends attend Booger's wedding to the daughter of a rich politician, but nerd-haters in the family do everything possible to prevent the wedding going ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steve Zacharias
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Curtis Armstrong  •  Ted McGinley  •  Julia Montgomery

The Pagemaster (1994) RT 18% / Audience 48%

DVD release: May 2002

Tyler knows a lot about accidents. So much so, he is scared to do anything that might endanger him, like riding his bike, or climbing into his treehouse. While in an old ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston  •  Pixote Hunt  •  Maurice Hunt
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Explorers (1985) RT 77% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2004

The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  River Phoenix  •  Bobby Fite  •  James Cromwell

Bates Motel (1987) RT Audience 37%

Alex West is a man who roomed with Norman Bates at the state lunatic asylum for nearly 20 years. After Bates' death, Alex finds that he is in Norman's will as the inheritor of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Horror • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Richard Rothstein
CAST:  Bud Cort  •  Moses Gunn  •  Gregg Henry  •  Khrystyne Haje

Jack's Back (1988) RT 60% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 1991

A young doctor is suspected when a series of Jack the Ripper copycat killings is committed. However, when the doctor himself is murdered, his identical twin brother claims to ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rowdy Herrington
CAST:  James Spader  •  Cynthia Gibb  •  Jim Haynie  •  Robert Picardo