Search results for "Roland Emmerich"


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Independence Day (1996) RT 61% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 2000

On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Bill Pullman  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Mary McDonnell

10,000 BC (2008)

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Steven Strait  •  Camilla Belle  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Nathanael Baring

Godzilla (1998) RT 16% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Dec 2000

When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Jean Reno  •  Maria Pitillo  •  Hank Azaria

Stargate (1994) RT 48% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 1997

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  James Spader  •  Alexis Cruz  •  Viveca Lindfors

The Day After Tomorrow (2004) RT 45% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2004

After years of unabated global warming, the greenhouse effect is wreaking havoc all over the globe in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Dash Mihok

The Patriot (2000) RT 61% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 2006

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Heath Ledger  •  Joely Richardson  •  Jason Isaacs

Universal Soldier (1992) RT 19% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 2001

An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Dolph Lundgren  •  Ally Walker  •  Ed O'Ross

Moon 44 (1990) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jan 1991

Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites. This is the situation when one of ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Michael Paré  •  Lisa Eichhorn  •  Dean Devlin  •  Brian Thompson

The Noah's Ark Principle (1984)

The year is 1997, and World Peace seems to have come, with most classic weapons of mass destruction having been abandoned. However, orbiting the Earth there is the ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Richy Müller  •  Aviva Joel  •  Matthias Fuchs  •  Nikolas Lansky

Anonymous (2011) RT 46% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Feb 2012

A political thriller advancing the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays; set against the backdrop of the succession of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Jamie Campbell Bower  •  Rhys Ifans  •  David Thewlis  •  Joely Richardson




White House Down (2013) RT 50% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Channing Tatum  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Joey King  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal

Ghost Chase (1987) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Mar 2001

In an old Hollywood mansion, the spirit of an old family retainer inhabits an old grandfather clock. When a movie company uses the mansion for a film, the spirit inhabits the ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Jason Lively  •  Tim McDaniel  •  Leonard Lansink  •  Jill Whitlow

2012 (2009) RT 39% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Amanda Peet  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Thandie Newton

ID Forever Part I (2016)

We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Liam Hemsworth  •  Bill Pullman  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg

Stonewall (2015)

"Stonewall" is a drama about a young man in New York caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a pivotal event widely considered the starting point for the modern gay civil ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Jeremy Irvine  •  Jonny Beauchamp  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Ron Perlman

2012 Startling New Secrets (2009)

Massive earthquakes. Giant tidal waves. Super volcanoes exploding. Raging firestorms. These are just a few visions of a global apocalypse that some say will happen on December ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Fantasy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Lester Holt  •  Roland Emmerich  •  Patrick Geryl

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