Search results for "Tim Robbins"


Dead Man Walking (1995) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 1998

A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Sean Penn  •  Robert Prosky  •  Raymond J. Barry

Embedded: Live (2005)

Embedded is a ripped-from-the-headlines satire about the madness surrounding brave men and women on the front lines of a Middle East conflict. It skewers lapdog embedded ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  V.J. Foster  •  Brent Hinkley  •  Jay R. Martinez

Cradle Will Rock (1999) RT 65% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2000

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Rubén Blades  •  Joan Cusack  •  John Cusack

Bob Roberts (1992) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Alan Rickman  •  David Strathairn

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) RT 91% / Audience 98%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Bob Gunton  •  William Sadler

High Fidelity (2000) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 2000

When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Iben Hjejle  •  Todd Louiso  •  Jack Black

Jacob's Ladder (1990) RT 69% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2010

A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Elizabeth Peña  •  Danny Aiello  •  Matt Craven

Thanks for Sharing (2012) RT 50% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jan 2014

A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Blumberg
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Tim Robbins  •  Josh Gad

Code 46 (2003) RT 50% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Togo Igawa  •  Nabil Elouahabi  •  Samantha Morton

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Christina Applegate  •  Paul Rudd  •  David Koechner




Arlington Road (1999) RT 62% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Pellington
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Tim Robbins  •  Joan Cusack  •  Hope Davis

Life of Crime (2013)

Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Daniel Schechter
CAST:  John Hawkes  •  Mos Def  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Tim Robbins

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

Back to 1942 (2012) RT 36% / Audience 62%

DVD release: May 2013

In 1942, Henan Province was devastated by the most tragic famine in modern Chinese history, resulting in the deaths of at least three million men, women and children. Although ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Feng Xiaogang
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Tim Robbins  •  Xu Fan  •  Chen Dao-Ming

Green Lantern (2011) RT 26% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Oct 2011

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Blake Lively  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Tim Robbins

Cinema Verite (2011) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Apr 2012

In 1973, the Loud family became a television sensation of a new kind. It was long before a metal rock star showed his eccentric family on the small screen and decades before ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Shari Springer Berman  •  Robert Pulcini
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Diane Lane  •  James Gandolfini  •  Thomas Dekker

Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone (2011) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2012

.From the shifting faultlines of Hollywood fantasies and the economic and racial tensions of Reagan's America, Fishbone rose and became one of the most original bands of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Lev Anderson  •  Chris Metzler
CAST:  Norwood Fisher  •  Angelo Moore  •  Ice-T  •  Michael Peter Balzary

The Lucky Ones (2008) RT 38% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jan 2009

The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Neil Burger
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Michael Peña  •  Kerry Bishé