Search results for "Samuel L. Jackson"


Iron Man 2 (2010) RT 72% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2010

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Don Cheadle  •  Scarlett Johansson

Goodfellas (1990) RT 96% / Audience 97%

DVD release: Mar 1997

Henry Hill is a small time gangster, who takes part in a robbery with Jimmy Conway and Tommy De Vito, two other gangsters who have set their sights a bit higher. His two ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Ray Liotta  •  Joe Pesci  •  Lorraine Bracco

The Red Violin (1998)

Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  François Girard
CAST:  Carlo Cecchi  •  Irene Grazioli  •  Anita Laurenzi  •  Tommaso Puntelli

Amos & Andrew (1993) RT 21% / Audience 31%

DVD release: May 2001

When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  E. Max Frye
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Michael Lerner  •  Margaret Colin  •  Nicolas Cage

BaadAsssss Cinema (2002) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2003

With archive film clips and interviews, this brief look at a frequently overlooked historical period of filmmaking acts as an introduction rather than a complete record. It ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Isaac Julien
CAST:  Larry Cohen  •  Tamara Dobson  •  Ron Finley  •  Pam Grier

Pulp Fiction (1994) RT 94% / Audience 96%

DVD release: May 1998

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Laura Lovelace  •  John Travolta

The Incredibles (2004) RT 97% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Craig T. Nelson  •  Holly Hunter  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jason Lee

Jurassic Park (1993) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Laura Dern  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Richard Attenborough

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) RT 89% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Sep 2014

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sebastian Stan  •  Anthony Mackie

RoboCop (2014) RT 49% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2014

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  José Padilha
CAST:  Joel Kinnaman  •  Gary Oldman  •  Michael Keaton  •  Samuel L. Jackson




Reasonable Doubt (2014) RT 13% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Mar 2014

When up-and-coming District Attorney Mitch Brockden commits a fatal hit-and-run, he feels compelled to throw the case against the accused criminal who was found with the body ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Howitt
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Erin Karpluk  •  Dominic Cooper  •  Gloria Reuben

Kite (2014) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Dec 2014

Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, KITE tells the story of Sawa, a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Ziman
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Callan McAuliffe  •  India Eisley  •  Russel Savadier

Barely Lethal (2015) RT 22% / Audience 39%

A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Kyle Newman
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Sophie Turner  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Oldboy (2013)

An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sharlto Copley

Turbo (2013) RT 67% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Nov 2013

The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  David Soren
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Michael Peña  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Django Unchained (2012) RT 88% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Apr 2013

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

Zambezia (2012) RT 17% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Wayne Thornley
CAST:  Jeremy Suarez  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Abigail Breslin  •  Leonard Nimoy

Meeting Evil (2012) RT 22% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Jul 2012

Follows disillusioned young family man John as a mysterious stranger, Richie takes him on a murder-fueled ride that transforms the weak-willed John into a desperate hero ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chris Fisher
CAST:  Leslie Bibb  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Luke Wilson  •  Peyton List

The Avengers (2012) RT 5% / Audience 15%

DVD release: Jul 2001

When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chris Evans  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Chris Hemsworth