Search results for "Sam Robards"


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

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

The Rebound (2009) RT 42% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Feb 2012

Sandy, upon discovering her husband's infidelity while watching her son's birthday video, leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. She gets an apartment that's above a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Justin Bartha  •  Art Garfunkel  •  Joanna Gleason

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

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

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

Black and Blue (1999) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Jul 2005

After a woman's husband beats and abuses her, she and her son join the witness protection program and move away secretly.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Paul Shapiro
CAST:  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Will Rothhaar  •  Sam Robards

Love from Ground Zero (1998)

Love From Ground Zero follows three strangers across the back roads of America with the ashes of a mutual friend. Using a series of old postcards as a map, the threesome drive ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stephen Grynberg
CAST:  Simon Baker  •  Jacqueline McKenzie  •  Pruitt Taylor Vince  •  Kathryn Erbe

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

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




The Ballad of Little Jo (1993) RT 73% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Based on a true story, this is the tale of Josephine Monaghan, a young woman of the mid-19th century who is thrown out of her parents' home after being seduced by the family's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Maggie Greenwald Mansfield
CAST:  Bo Hopkins  •  Ian McKellen  •  David Chung  •  Heather Graham

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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