Search results for "Sam Robards"


American Beauty (1999) RT 88% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Annette Bening  •  Thora Birch  •  Wes Bentley

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) RT 73% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Eleven-year-old David is the first android with human feelings. He is adopted by the Swinton family to test his ability to function. Before they are done testing him though ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Haley Joel Osment  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Sam Robards  •  Jake Thomas

Awake (2007) RT 23% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Feb 2008

In "Awake," a psychological thriller that tells the story of a man undergoing heart surgery while experiencing a phenomenon called "anesthetic awareness," which leaves him ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joby Harold
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Jessica Alba  •  Terrence Howard  •  Lena Olin

Beautiful Girls (1996) RT 79% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 2001

During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight"s Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Annabeth Gish  •  Lauren Holly

Catch That Kid (2004) RT 12% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Athletic 12-year-old Maddy (Kristen Stewart) shares an enthusiasm for mountain climbing with her father, Tom (Sam Robards). Unfortunately, Tom suffers a spinal injury while ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  James Sbardellati  •  Peter Merwin  •  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Corbin Bleu  •  Max Thieriot  •  Jennifer Beals

Fandango (1985) RT 50% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Judd Nelson  •  Sam Robards  •  Chuck Bush

Life as a House (2001) RT 47% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Mar 2002

When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Irwin Winkler
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Jena Malone

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)

Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Campbell Scott  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

Prêt-à-Porter (1994)

Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Sophia Loren  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Chiara Mastroianni

Bounce (2000) RT 52% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Apr 2001

A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Don Roos
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Joe Morton  •  Natasha Henstridge




Bird (1988) RT 78% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Saxophone player Charlie Parker comes to New York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Diane Venora  •  Keith David  •  Damon Whitaker

Pancho Barnes (1988) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Feb 1993

A made for TV movie in which Valerie Bertinelli portrays Florence Pancho Barnes, a bored socialite who decides to learn to fly  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard T. Heffron
CAST:  Valerie Bertinelli  •  Ted Wass  •  Sam Robards  •  James Stephens

Obsessed (2002) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A woman claims she had an affair with a married neurosurgeon and stands trial for allegedly harassing him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Jenna Elfman  •  Kate Burton  •  Lisa Edelstein  •  Jane Wheeler

The Art of Getting By (2011) RT 18% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Nov 2011

George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gavin Wiesen
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Emma Roberts  •  Michael Angarano  •  Elizabeth Reaser

Che: Part One (2008)

The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Julia Ormond  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Demián Bichir

Perestroika (2009) RT 54% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Oct 2009

Top astrophysicist Sasha Greenberg has spent the past 17 years working in the United States. An invitation to speak at a Congress on Cosmology in his native Moscow brings him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Slava Tsukerman
CAST:  Sam Robards  •  F. Murray Abraham  •  Ally Sheedy  •  Jicky Schnee

Into Thin Air (1985)

Ellen Burstyn stars as Joan Walker, a mother whose college student son vanishes while traveling from Canada to Colorado. When police fail to investigate, Walker takes matters ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Robert Prosky  •  Sam Robards  •  Nicholas Pryor

Not Quite Paradise (1985) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2003

Six young volunteers from different backgrounds travel to Israel to spend a summer working on a kibbutz, a communal farm where they can find adventure, hide from their pasts ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Joanna Pacuła  •  Sam Robards

On Golden Pond (2001) RT 92% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Ethel and Norman Thayer are an old couple living "On Golden Pond". Their daughter, Chelsea, is 42 years old, and has never been married. She is dating a 45 year old dentist, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Ernest Thompson
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Glenne Headly  •  Sam Robards