Search results for "Sam Shepard"


Silent Tongue (1993) RT 38% / Audience 47%

DVD release: May 2005

Mad with grief after the death of his Kiowa wife, Roe awaits death under a tree with her body beside him. She begins to haunt him because he won't bury her. His father, who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Shepard
CAST:  River Phoenix  •  Richard Harris  •  Alan Bates  •  Dermot Mulroney

Far North (1988) RT 17% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 2011

After being severly injured in a horse-riding accident,the family patriarch Bertram lies in a hospital bed plotting revenge against Mel, the four legged "enemy" he blames for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Shepard
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Charles Durning  •  Tess Harper  •  Donald Moffat

August: Osage County (2013) RT 64% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Wells
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Julia Roberts  •  Chris Cooper  •  Ewan McGregor

Days of Heaven (1978) RT 94% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 1999

In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Brooke Adams  •  Linda Manz  •  Sam Shepard

All the Pretty Horses (2000) RT 32% / Audience 42%

DVD release: May 2001

The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Henry Thomas  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Sam Shepard

Baby Boom (1987) RT 76% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Shyer
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Sam Shepard  •  Harold Ramis  •  Kristina Kennedy

Bandidas (2006) RT 62% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jan 2007

Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Western
DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Penélope Cruz  •  Salma Hayek  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  Steve Zahn

Mud (2013) RT 98% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 2013

A drama centered on two teenage boys who encounter a fugitive and pact to help him escape from an island in the Mississippi.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jeff Nichols
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Jacob Lofland  •  Sam Shepard

Felon (2008) RT 59% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 2008

A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ric Roman Waugh
CAST:  Stephen Dorff  •  Val Kilmer  •  Marisol Nichols  •  Vincent Miller

Cold in July (2014) RT 86% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 2014

How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jim Mickle
CAST:  Michael C. Hall  •  Don Johnson  •  Sam Shepard  •  Vinessa Shaw




Out of the Furnace (2013) RT 53% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Sam Shepard

Savannah (2013) RT 8% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Annette Haywood-Carter
CAST:  Jim Caviezel  •  Jaimie Alexander  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Jack McBrayer

Shepard & Dark (2012) RT 86% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Oct 2013

Shepard & Dark is the remarkable story of a friendship in letters.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Treva Wurmfeld
CAST:  Sam Shepard  •  Johnny Dark

Harry Dean Stanton Partly Fiction (2012)

Documentary looking back at the career of the popular character actor Harry Dean Stanton, featuring songs performed by Stanton.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Sophie Huber
CAST:  Harry Dean Stanton  •  David Lynch  •  Sam Shepard  •  Kris Kristofferson

Killing Them Softly (2012) RT 74% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2013

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Dominik
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Scoot McNairy  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Richard Jenkins

Safe House (2012)

Denzel Washington plays the most dangerous renegade from the CIA, who comes back onto the grid after a decade on the run. When the South African safe house he's remanded to is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Daniel Espinosa
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Joel Kinnaman

Darling Companion (2012) RT 22% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Aug 2012

The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Kevin Kline  •  Sam Shepard  •  Dianne Wiest

Blackthorn (2011) RT 75% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Dec 2011

In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorne) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Mateo Gil
CAST:  Sam Shepard  •  Magaly Solier  •  Stephen Rea  •  Eduardo Noriega

Inhale (2010) RT 38% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jan 2011

A couple goes to dangerous lengths to find a lung donor for their daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Rosanna Arquette  •  Diane Kruger  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Sam Shepard

Brothers (2009) RT 63% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Mar 2010

When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy (Jake Gyllenhaal) ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Natalie Portman  •  Sam Shepard