Search results for "Ron Howard"


Through the Magic Pyramid (1981)

A lad finds himself magically sent back to ancient Egypt where he and the young King Tut team up to stop their evil and overly ambitious elders.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Chris Barnes  •  Hans Conried  •  Vic Tayback  •  Olivia Barash

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

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 • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Warwick Davis  •  Val Kilmer  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Jean Marsh

In the Heart of the Sea (2015) RT 43% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 2016

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Benjamin Walker  •  Ben Whishaw

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)

A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews and stories of the Beatles 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Paul McCartney  •  Ringo Starr  •  John Lennon  •  George Harrison

Frost/Nixon (2008)

For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Michael Sheen  •  Frank Langella  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Sam Rockwell

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Alden Ehrenreich  •  Donald Glover  •  Emilia Clarke  •  Woody Harrelson

American Graffiti (1973) RT 95% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 1998

A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Ron Howard  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Charles Martin Smith

Osmosis Jones (2001) RT 55% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Nov 2001

A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  David Hyde Pierce  •  Brandy Norwood




The Music Man (1962) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 1999

A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Morton DaCosta
CAST:  Robert Preston  •  Shirley Jones  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Ron Howard

The Shootist (1976) RT 93% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Ron Howard  •  James Stewart

Village of the Giants (1965) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Jun 2001

"Genius" accidentally invents "goo" which causes living things to rapidly grow to an enormous size. Seeing an opportunity to get rich, some delinquent teenagers steal the ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Bert I. Gordon
CAST:  Tommy Kirk  •  Ron Howard  •  Beau Bridges  •  Johnny Crawford

Return to Mayberry (1986) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: May 1989

After being away for awhile, Andy Taylor returns home to Mayberry to visit Opie, now an expectant father. While there he ends up helping Barney Fife mount a campaign for sheriff.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Bob Sweeney
CAST:  Andy Griffith  •  Ron Howard  •  Don Knotts  •  Jim Nabors

More American Graffiti (1979) RT 22% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Sep 2003

College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Bill L. Norton
CAST:  Candy Clark  •  Bo Hopkins  •  Ron Howard  •  Paul Le Mat

The Independent (2000) RT 60% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Sep 2003

The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Stephen Kessler
CAST:  Jerry Stiller  •  Paul Logan  •  Roger Corman  •  Janeane Garofalo

Fire on the Mountain (1981) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Fire on the Mountain is a 1981 made-for-television movie adaptation of the Edward Abbey novel, Fire on the Mountain, directed by Donald Wrye and starring Buddy Ebsen as John ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Donald Wrye
CAST:  Buddy Ebsen  •  Ron Howard  •  Julie Carmen  •  Rossie Harris