Search results for "William Atherton"


Die Hard (1988) RT 92% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 1999

NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife, Holly, is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Alan Rickman  •  Reginald VelJohnson  •  Bonnie Bedelia

Jersey Shore Shark Attack (2012) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Aug 2012

Many years ago, hundreds of locals and tourists were massacred by giant man-eating sharks in the infamous 1916 Jersey Shore attacks. But that's just a legend... or is it? It's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Shepphird
CAST:  Jeremy Luc  •  Melissa Molinaro  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Tony Sirico

Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012) RT 38% / Audience 47%

DVD release: May 2012

Two guys get a billion dollars to make a movie, only to watch their dream run off course.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Wareheim  •  Tim Heidecker
CAST:  Eric Wareheim  •  Tim Heidecker  •  John C. Reilly  •  Zach Galifianakis

The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2012

Scott Kane (Drew Fuller), a man with a checkered past is trying to live a clean life. When his son Owen falls ill, Kane finds his only option is to turn to Daniel Morgan ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Gourley
CAST:  Drew Fuller  •  Ethan Embry  •  William Devane  •  William Atherton

Ghouls (2008)

Stefan invites his daughter, Jennifer, to travel to Romania for the funeral of his mother. His mystic girlfriend Liz travels with them to the cursed village of Pelosoara, ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Gary Jones
CAST:  William Atherton  •  Erin Gray  •  James DeBello  •  Kristen Renton

Aces 'N' Eights (2008) RT Audience 24%

DVD release: May 2008

Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Craig R. Baxley
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Bruce Boxleitner  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Jeff Kober

The Girl Next Door (2007) RT 55% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2004

In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gregory Wilson
CAST:  Blythe Auffarth  •  Daniel Manche  •  Blanche Baker  •  Grant Show

Kush (2007) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Jun 2008

A young drug dealer Dusty, is torn between the money and getting out. When his partner Christian, is caught up in a kidnapping and murder scheme.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  York Shackleton
CAST:  Nick Annunziata  •  Thomas Beaumont  •  Michael Bellisario  •  Drew Brilakis

Headspace (2005) RT 50% / Audience 20%

DVD release: Sep 2006

A man (Christopher Denham) must use his newfound intellect to stop a brutal series of murders.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew van den Houten
CAST:  William Atherton  •  Olivia Hussey  •  Sean Young  •  Mark Margolis

Gone But Not Forgotten (2005) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Dec 2005

An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Armand Mastroianni
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Scott Glenn  •  Marilu Henner




Into the Sun (2005) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Feb 2005

After the assassination of Tokyo's Governor by Yakuza members, the CIA bureau chief (William Atherton) for Tokyo puts out a call to an agent (Steven Seagal) that had been ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mink
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  Matthew Davis  •  Takao Osawa  •  William Atherton

The Last Samurai (2003) RT 66% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2004

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare -- in this lush epic set in the 1870s, which finds Algren learning to respect ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Ken Watanabe  •  William Atherton  •  Chad Lindberg

Race to Space (2001) RT 67% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Aug 2002

In the 1960s a young woman works at NASA as an animal trainer responsible for the chimpanzee who will go into space.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  Alex D. Linz  •  William Atherton  •  James Woods  •  Annabeth Gish

Burning Down the House (2001)

DVD release: Dec 2003

A down-on-his-luck film director sets fire to his home so he can collect the insurance money and fund his new movie. But crime apparently does pay, because once the rumor mill ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Philippe Mora
CAST:  John Savage  •  James Wilder  •  Joanne Baron  •  David Keith

The Crow: Salvation (2000)

Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to solve the murder of a young woman that he was wrongly accused of killing. Alex follows the crow into the police department's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Eric Mabius  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  William Atherton  •  Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) RT 83% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Feb 2000

An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds she ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Brent Spiner  •  Klaus Maria Brandauer  •  Obba Babatunde

Mad City (1997) RT 37% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2001

A misguided museum guard who loses his job and then tries to get it back at gunpoint is thrown into the fierce world of ratings-driven TV gone mad.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Mia Kirshner  •  Alan Alda

Bio-Dome (1996) RT 5% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jason Bloom
CAST:  Pauly Shore  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Teresa Hill

Frank & Jesse (1995) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Jan 1999

At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Boris
CAST:  Rob Lowe  •  Bill Paxton  •  Randy Travis  •  William Atherton

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

DVD release: Aug 1997

Two Supreme Court Justices have been killed. Now a college professor, who clerked for one of the two men, who's also having an affair with one of his students, is given a ...  (more)

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