Search results for "Steven Spielberg"


Empire of the Sun (1987) RT 83% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2001

The story of young English boy who lives with his parents in Shanghai during World War II. After the Pearl Harbor attack, the Japanese occupy the Shanghai International ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  John Malkovich  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Nigel Havers

The Color Purple (1985) RT 88% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Feb 2003

In the southern United States in the 1930s, a male-dominated African American woman fights her way through a troubled life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Margaret Avery  •  Danny Glover  •  Akosua Busia

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) RT 85% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 2003

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Jonathan Ke Quan  •  Amrish Puri

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) RT Audience 67%

Four directors collaborated to remake four episodes of the popular television series 'The Twilight Zone' for this movie. The episodes are updated slightly and in color (the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg  •  John Landis  •  Joe Dante  •  George Miller
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Vic Morrow  •  John Larroquette  •  John Lithgow

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) RT 98% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2002

A science fiction fairytale about an extra-terrestrial who is left behind on Earth and is found by a young boy who befriends him. This heart-warming fantasy from Director ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Henry Thomas  •  Peter Coyote  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Erika Eleniak

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) RT 96% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2007

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  François Truffaut  •  Teri Garr  •  Melinda Dillon

Jaws (1975)

An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Lorraine Gary

The Sugarland Express (1974) RT 91% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Married small-time crooks Lou-Jean and Clovis Poplin lose their baby to the state of Texas and resolve to do whatever it takes to get him back. Lou-Jean gets Clovis out of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  William Atherton  •  Ben Johnson  •  Louise Latham

Something Evil (1972) RT Audience 19%

A young couple moves into a farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania. What they don't know is that there is an unseen presence in the house, and that it wants to take possession of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Sandy Dennis  •  Darren McGavin  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Jeff Corey

Duel (1971) RT 87% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Travelling businessman, David Mann, angers the driver of a rusty tanker whilst crossing the Californian desert. A simple trip turns deadly as Mann struggles to stay on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dennis Weaver  •  Eddie Firestone  •  Eugene Dynarski  •  Tim Herbert




Firelight (1964) RT Audience 17%

Menacing UFOs attack citizens of a town.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
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Robopocalypse (2017) RT Audience 67%

A sci-fi story set in the aftermath of a robot uprising. Film based on the novel by Daniel H. Wilson. The film was deep into pre-production with the production set to start ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
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Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story (2013)

With a focus on Clint Eastwood's career as a director, this documentary features movie clips, behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with people with whom he has worked, as ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Schickel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Marcia Gay Harden

Milius (2013) RT 94% / Audience 88%

The life story of ‘Zen Anarchist’ filmmaker John Milius, one of the most influential storytellers of his generation.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Joey Figueroa  •  Zak Knutson
CAST:  John Milius  •  Steven Spielberg  •  George Lucas  •  Harrison Ford

Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2012) RT 91% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2016

There’s only one person who so accurately personifies movie magic in the history of film, and that man is special effects maestro Ray Harryhausen. Focusing on the man behind ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Gilles Peso
CAST:  Ray Harryhausen  •  Peter Jackson  •  Steven Spielberg  •  Tim Burton

Paul (2011) RT 71% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2011

For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Greg Mottola
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Seth Rogen  •  Nick Frost  •  Jane Lynch