Search results for "Ron Howard"


A Beautiful Mind (2001) RT 75% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 2002

At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Ed Harris  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Christopher Plummer

Angels and Demons (2009)

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Rush (2013) RT 89% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2014

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Daniel Brühl  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Alexandra Maria Lara

Jay-Z: Made in America (2013)

Hip-hop artist Jay-Z organizes the "Budweiser Made In America" music festival.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Jay-Z  •  Eddie Vedder  •  Kanye West  •  Jill Scott

The Dilemma (2011)

Longtime friends Ronny and Nick are partners in an auto-design firm. They are hard at work on a presentation for a dream project that would really launch their company. Then ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Kevin James  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Winona Ryder

The Da Vinci Code (2006) RT 25% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 2006

When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor Robert Langdon and cryptographer Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Audrey Tautou  •  Ian McKellen  •  Paul Bettany

Cinderella Man (2005) RT 80% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Cinderella Man is the story of a boxer in the 1920’s who after his retirement has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state. The film ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Craig Bierko

The Missing (2003) RT 58% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2004

When rancher and single mother of two Maggie Gilkeson sees her teenage daughter, Lily, kidnapped by Apache rebels, she reluctantly accepts the help of her estranged father, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Jenna Boyd

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (2000)

Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Taylor Momsen  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Christine Baranski

EDtv (1999) RT 63% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Sally Kirkland  •  Jenna Elfman




Ransom (1996) RT 75% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2002

When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Gary Sinise  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Rene Russo

Apollo 13 (1995) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Technical troubles scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew in director Ron Howard's chronicle of this true-life ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Bill Paxton  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Gary Sinise

The Paper (1994) RT 88% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Robert Duvall  •  Glenn Close  •  Marisa Tomei

Far and Away (1992) RT 50% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 1998

A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Thomas Gibson  •  Robert Prosky

Parenthood (1989)

The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Tom Hulce  •  Rick Moranis  •  Martha Plimpton

Willow (1988) RT 48% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Warwick Davis  •  Val Kilmer  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Jean Marsh

Gung Ho (1986) RT 35% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jul 2002

When a western Pennsylvania auto plant is acquired by a Japanese company, brokering auto worker Hunt Stevenson faces the tricky challenge of mediating the assimilation of two ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Gedde Watanabe  •  George Wendt  •  Mimi Rogers

Cocoon (1985) RT 80% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A group of aliens return to earth to take back some cocoons of their people they left behind from an earlier trip. They kept the recovered cocoons in the swimming pool of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Tahnee Welch  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Don Ameche