Search results for "Ron Howard"


Night Shift (1982) RT 95% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Henry Winkler  •  Michael Keaton  •  Shelley Long  •  Gina Hecht

Grand Theft Auto (1977) RT 25% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Nov 2006

A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Ron Howard  •  Nancy Morgan  •  Elizabeth Rogers  •  Barry Cahill

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

Cotton Candy (1978)

1970's made-for-TV movies about high school teens embroiled in rock band drama have formed a sub-genre that holds immeasurable hypnotic powers over a lot of my generation. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Charles Martin Smith  •  Clint Howard  •  Leslie King  •  Mark Wheeler

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)

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

Splash (1984)

A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Eugene Levy  •  John Candy

The Arrested Development Documentary Project (2013) RT Audience 55%

Featuring interviews from major cast and crew members, along with 200 fans from across the country, this documentary tells the whole story of this amazing and one of a kind tv ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jeff Smith
CAST:  Mitchell Hurwitz  •  Will Arnett  •  Jason Bateman  •  David Cross

The Death and Return of Superman (2011)

A somewhat-mostly-accurate educational parody film by Max Landis about Superman's death and revival by DC.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Max Landis
CAST:  Max Landis  •  Morgan Krantz  •  Elden Henson  •  Chloe Dykstra

Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2012

Chronicles the six-decade career of the U.S. film industry's most diverse, dogged and resourceful low-budget producer-director-entrepeneur, painting the soft-spoken Roger ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Stapleton
CAST:  Martin Scorsese  •  Robert De Niro  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Jack Nicholson

Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible (2010)

Leslie Iwerks' documentary takes audiences behind the scenes at ILM with in depth interviews with some of the company's top talent and showcases never before seen footage ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Leslie Iwerks
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  George Lucas  •  Steven Spielberg  •  Ron Howard




Frank Capra's American Dream (1997) RT Audience 83%

A documentary looking at the life and career of film director Frank Capra. Hosted by Ron Howard.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Kenneth Bowser
CAST:  Ron Howard  •  Robert Altman  •  Frank Capra, Jr.  •  Tom Capra

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 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

Eat My Dust! (1976) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Hoover Nielbold is a car-crazy teenager who, in order to impress the hottest girl in school, takes her for a ride in a souped-up race car owned by local racer Big Bubba Jones. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Charles B. Griffith
CAST:  Ron Howard  •  Christopher Norris  •  Brad David  •  Kathy O'Dare

Huckleberry Finn (1975)

Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Robert Totten
CAST:  Ron Howard  •  Don Most  •  Royal Dano

The Spikes Gang (1974) RT Audience 40%

After escaping home, three young friends form a dynamic alliance of untamed youth. They meet an old man named Spikes with the experience only a master gunfighter can offer. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Gary Grimes  •  Ron Howard  •  Charles Martin Smith

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