Search results for "Sean Astin"


The Long and Short of It (2003) RT Audience 63%

A workman gets some unexpected help from two people of vastly different sizes.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Sean Astin
CAST:  Andrew Lesnie

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) RT 91% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

The War of the Roses (1989)

The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Michael Douglas  •  Danny DeVito  •  Marianne Sägebrecht

The Goonies (1985) RT 70% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Sean Astin  •  Josh Brolin  •  Jeff Cohen  •  Corey Feldman

50 First Dates (2004) RT 44% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Rob Schneider  •  Sean Astin

Bigger Than the Sky (2005) RT 13% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jun 2005

After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Al Corley
CAST:  Amy Smart  •  Sean Astin  •  John Corbett

Click (2006)

A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Christopher Walken  •  David Hasselhoff

Courage Under Fire (1996) RT 85% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Dec 2000

A US Army officer had made a "friendly fire" mistake that was covered up and he was reassigned to a desk job. Later he was tasked to investigate a female chopper commander's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Meg Ryan  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Matt Damon

Elvis Has Left the Building (2004) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Harmony had an encounter early in life with the young Elvis, and can't seem to shake his influence. Now a Pink Lady selling cosmetics, she seems to inadvertently bring harm to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joel Zwick
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  John Corbett  •  Annie Potts  •  Sean Astin

Encino Man (1992) RT 16% / Audience 56%

DVD release: May 2001

High school misfits Stoney and Dave discover a long-frozen primeval man from the past in their back yard. But the thawed-out Link, as the boys have named him, quickly becomes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Sean Astin  •  Brendan Fraser  •  Pauly Shore  •  Megan Ward




Harrison Bergeron (1995)

"All men are not created equal. It is the purpose of the Government to make them so." This is the premise of the Showtime film adaption of Kurt Vonnegut's futuristic short ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Bruce Pittman
CAST:  Sean Astin  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Eugene Levy  •  Hayden Christensen

Memphis Belle (1990) RT 75% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 1998

The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Tate Donovan  •  D. B. Sweeney

Slipstream (2005) RT 25% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Feb 2008

A scientist plots a bank robbery based around his newest invention -- a time travel gadget that will send its user 10 minutes into the past. Everything goes according to plan, ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David van Eyssen
CAST:  Sean Astin  •  Ivana Miličević  •  Vinnie Jones  •  Grant Swanby

Smile (2005) RT 15% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Introduced to a volunteer opportunity with the Doctor's Gift Program, Katie (Mika Boorem) signs up for a trip to China, where she meets Lin (Yi Ding), a girl with whom she ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Jeff Kramer
CAST:  Mika Boorem  •  Luoyong Wang  •  Yi Ding  •  Beau Bridges

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2004

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) RT 96% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

Rudy (1993) RT 80% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Sean Astin  •  Jon Favreau  •  Ned Beatty  •  Greta Lind

The Final Season (2007) RT 26% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 2008

True story of Kent Stock, who in the early 90's, gives up a job and ditches his wedding plans to take over as head coach as the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David M. Evans
CAST:  Powers Boothe  •  Sean Astin  •  Rachael Leigh Cook