Search results for "Roger Donaldson"


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Cocktail (1988) RT 5% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2002

After being discharged from the Army, Brian Flanagan moves back to Queens and takes a job in a bar run by Doug Coughlin, who teaches Brian the fine art of bar-tending. Brian ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Bryan Brown  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Lisa Banes

Dante's Peak (1997) RT 27% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Linda Hamilton  •  Charles Hallahan  •  Jamie Renée Smith

No Way Out (1987) RT 91% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Gene Hackman  •  Sean Young  •  Will Patton

Sleeping Dogs (1977) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Recluse Smith (Sam Neill) is drawn into a revolutionary struggle between guerillas and right-wingers in New Zealand. Implicated in a murder and framed as a revolutionary ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Nevan Rowe  •  Ian Mune  •  Warren Oates

Smash Palace (1982) RT 100% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Al Shaw's life revolves around motor racing and his back country junkyard, the "Smash Palace". His French wife, Jacqui, doesn't appreciate the lack of attention due to Al's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Bruno Lawrence  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Greer Robson  •  Keith Aberdein

Species (1995) RT 34% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Aug 1997

In 1993, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Project receives a transmission detailing an alien DNA structure, along with instructions on how to splice it with human ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Natasha Henstridge  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michael Madsen  •  Alfred Molina

The Bounty (1984) RT 82% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2000

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Edward Fox

The Recruit (2003) RT 43% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2003

A brilliant young CIA trainee is asked by his mentor to help find a mole in the Agency.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Colin Farrell  •  Bridget Moynahan  •  Gabriel Macht

The World's Fastest Indian (2005) RT 82% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Iain Rea  •  Tessa Mitchell  •  Aaron Murphy

Thirteen Days (2000) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Dramatisation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missle bases established on the Soviet allied island ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Steven Culp  •  Dylan Baker




The Getaway (1994) RT 33% / Audience 28%

DVD release: May 1998

Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Kim Basinger  •  Michael Madsen  •  James Woods

White Sands (1992) RT 47% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2001

A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Seeking Justice (2011) RT 27% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jun 2012

After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Guy Pearce  •  January Jones  •  Jennifer Carpenter

Cadillac Man (1990) RT 55% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Joe's a car salesman with a problem. He has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would be a difficult task at the best of times but Joe has to contend with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Tim Robbins  •  Pamela Reed  •  Fran Drescher

The November Man (2014) RT 34% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Nov 2014

An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Luke Bracey  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Bill Smitrovich

McLaren (2017)

The story of New Zealander, Bruce McLaren, who founded the McLaren Motor Racing team, showing the world that a man of humble beginnings could take on the elite of motor racing ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Dwayne Cameron  •  Mario Andretti  •  Alastair Caldwell  •  Matt Coldrick

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