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

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

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

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

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

Black Hawk Down (2001) RT 76% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jun 2002

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Tom Sizemore




Charlotte's Web (2006) RT 78% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Steve Buscemi  •  John Cleese  •  Oprah Winfrey

Don't Come Knocking (2005) RT 42% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Howard Spence has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Sam Shepard  •  Jessica Lange  •  Sarah Polley  •  Tim Roth

Fool for Love (1985) RT 75% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 2004

A woman is waiting in a motel for her boyfriend, when an old flame turns up and tries to take her back to the life she is trying to leave behind.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Sam Shepard  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Randy Quaid

Hamlet (2000) RT 56% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Modern day adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder in New York City.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Diane Venora  •  Sam Shepard

Stealth (2005)

Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control ... before it initiates the next world war.  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Josh Lucas  •  Jessica Biel  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Sam Shepard

Steel Magnolias (1989) RT 69% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2000

This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Dolly Parton  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Julia Roberts

Swordfish (2001) RT 26% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dominic Sena
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Halle Berry  •  Don Cheadle

The Accidental Husband (2008) RT 6% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Nov 2009

When radio love guru Dr Emma Lloyd convinces Patrick Sullivan's fiancée to dump him the week before their wedding. He sets about teaching her a lesson for interfering in other ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Uma Thurman  •  Jeffrey Dean Morgan  •  Sam Shepard

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) RT 76% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Everyone in 1880's America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal, hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Andrew Dominik
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Brooklynn Proulx  •  Dustin Bollinger

The Pelican Brief (1993) RT 52% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Denzel Washington  •  Sam Shepard  •  William Atherton