Search results for "William Friedkin"


C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf (1988)

William Friedkin, a product of television, returned to the small screen to direct the made-for-TV feature C.A.T. Squad. The titular acronym stands for Counter Assault Tactical ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Jack Youngblood  •  Steve James  •  Deborah Van Valkenburgh  •  Miguel Ferrer

Bug (2006)

A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Ashley Judd  •  Michael Shannon  •  Harry Connick, Jr.  •  Lynn Collins

The Hunted (2003) RT 29% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Aug 2003

In the Pacific Northwest wilderness, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum (Benicio del Toro). In the wilderness of British Columbia, L.T. Bonham ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Connie Nielsen  •  Leslie Stefanson

Rules of Engagement (2000) RT 36% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Guy Pearce  •  Ben Kingsley

Jade (1995) RT 14% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  David Caruso  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Michael Biehn

Jailbreakers (1994)

A 1950s high school cheerleader meets a leather clad rebel biker and goes out on the town with him. When he steals an item of jewellery he gets thrown in prison but not for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Antonio Sabàto, Jr.  •  Shannen Doherty

Blue Chips (1994) RT 37% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Pete Bell, a college basketball coach is under a lot of pressure. His team aren't winning and he cannot attract new players. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Shaquille O'Neal  •  Nick Nolte  •  Mary McDonnell  •  J. T. Walsh

The Guardian (1990) RT 13% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Oct 1999

The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Jenny Seagrove  •  Dwier Brown  •  Carey Lowell  •  Brad Hall

Rampage (1987) RT 44% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 1993

Rampage delves into the subject of legal insanity, so often the default defense in modern-time gruesome crime trials. Alex McArthur plays an outwardly normal guy who goes on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Michael Biehn  •  Alex McArthur  •  Nicholas Campbell  •  Deborah Van Valkenburgh

To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) RT 93% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Dec 2003

In director William Friedkin's supercharged thriller, William L. Petersen plays a "hot dog" special agent of the Secret Service who's out to arrest and convict an arrogant ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  William Petersen  •  Willem Dafoe  •  John Pankow  •  Debra Feuer




Deal of the Century (1983) RT 13% / Audience 16%

DVD release: Feb 2006

Arms dealers from several companies vie to sell the most expensive and highest tech weapons to a South American dictator. There are complications; understanding the exact ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Gregory Hines  •  Vince Edwards

Cruising (1980) RT 50% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2007

A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York's S/M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Karen Allen  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Richard Cox

The Brink's Job (1978) RT Audience 59%

After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Peter Boyle  •  Allen Garfield  •  Warren Oates

Sorcerer (1977) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Four exiled international criminals on the run hide out in a remote Nicaraguan village whose economy is dependent on an oil company. An oil well 200 miles away catches fire ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Bruno Cremer  •  Francisco Rabal  •  Amidou

The Exorcist (1973) RT 87% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Dec 1998

12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Jason Miller  •  Max von Sydow  •  Lee J. Cobb

The French Connection (1971)

A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Fernando Rey  •  Tony Lo Bianco  •  Marcel Bozzuffi

The Boys in the Band (1970) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2008

It's Harold's birthday, and his closest friends throw him a party at Michael's apartment. Among Harold's presents is "Cowboy", since Harold may have trouble finding a cute ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Leonard Frey  •  Frederick Combs  •  Cliff Gorman  •  Laurence Luckinbill

The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968)

Rachel arrives in New York from her Amish community intent on becoming a dancer. Unfortunately Billy Minsky's Burlesque is hardly the place for her Dances From The Bible. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Britt Ekland  •  Norman Wisdom  •  Forrest Tucker

Good Times (1967)

Sonny and Cher spoof many Hollywood classic movie scenes.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Western
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Sonny Bono  •  Cher  •  George Sanders  •  Norman Alden