Kevin Reynolds

An American film director and screenwriter. Raised as an Air Force brat, Kevin Reynolds' love for cinema inspired him to forsake his law school degree and move to Los Angeles to enroll in the University of Southern California's legendary film school.

Fandango (1985)

Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Judd Nelson  •  Sam Robards  •  Chuck Bush

Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Judd Nelson  •  Sam Robards  •  Chuck Bush

One Eight Seven (1997)

After surviving a stabbing by a student, teacher Trevor Garfield moves from New York to Los Angeles. There, he resumes teaching as a substitute teacher. The education system, where violent bullies control the classrooms and the administration is afraid of lawsuits, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  John Heard  •  Kelly Rowan  •  Clifton Collins Jr.

After surviving a stabbing by a student, teacher Trevor Garfield moves from New York to Los Angeles. There, he resumes teaching as a substitute teacher. The education system, where violent bullies control the classrooms and the administration is afraid of lawsuits, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  John Heard  •  Kelly Rowan  •  Clifton Collins Jr.

Rapa Nui (1994)

Inter-tribal rivalry leads to a competition to erect a huge statue (moai) in record time before Make can take part in the race to retrieve the egg of a Sooty Tern. The reward for winning this race is to rule the island for one year.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Jason Scott Lee  •  Esai Morales  •  Sandrine Holt  •  Eru Potaka-Dewes

Inter-tribal rivalry leads to a competition to erect a huge statue (moai) in record time before Make can take part in the race to retrieve the egg of a Sooty Tern. The reward for winning this race is to rule the island for one year.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Jason Scott Lee  •  Esai Morales  •  Sandrine Holt  •  Eru Potaka-Dewes

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the evil sheriff's reign of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Christian Slater  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the evil sheriff's reign of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Christian Slater  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

The Beast of War (1988)

During the war in Afghanistan a Soviet tank crew commanded by a tyrannical officer find themselves lost and in a struggle against a band of Mujahadeen guerrillas in the mountains.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  George Dzundza  •  Jason Patric  •  Steven Bauer  •  Stephen Baldwin

During the war in Afghanistan a Soviet tank crew commanded by a tyrannical officer find themselves lost and in a struggle against a band of Mujahadeen guerrillas in the mountains.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  George Dzundza  •  Jason Patric  •  Steven Bauer  •  Stephen Baldwin

The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

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Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Jim Caviezel  •  Guy Pearce  •  Richard Harris  •  James Frain

Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Jim Caviezel  •  Guy Pearce  •  Richard Harris  •  James Frain

Tristan & Isolde (2006)

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  James Franco  •  Sophia Myles  •  Rufus Sewell  •  David O'Hara

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  James Franco  •  Sophia Myles  •  Rufus Sewell  •  David O'Hara

Waterworld (1995)

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In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Chaim Girafi  •  Rick Aviles  •  R.D. Call

In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Chaim Girafi  •  Rick Aviles  •  R.D. Call

Risen (2016)

Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Tom Felton  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Joseph Fiennes  •  Peter Firth

Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Tom Felton  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Joseph Fiennes  •  Peter Firth

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DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Nizan  •  Philippe Traversat
CAST:  Kevin Reynolds  •  Ridley Scott

Maelstrom: The Odyssey of Waterworld (2018)

The long and hard road that the makers of Waterworld had to face when making the, then, highest budgeted film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Griffith
CAST:  Kevin Reynolds  •  Peter Rader  •  Charles Gordon  •  Dennis Gassner

The long and hard road that the makers of Waterworld had to face when making the, then, highest budgeted film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Griffith
CAST:  Kevin Reynolds  •  Peter Rader  •  Charles Gordon  •  Dennis Gassner

Proof (1980)

If you liked the Skydiving scene in Fandango then you will love this short film. It is the same scene and almost the exact same dialogue, except that it was made by real skydivers a few years before Fandango was produced. The character names are the same and you ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
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If you liked the Skydiving scene in Fandango then you will love this short film. It is the same scene and almost the exact same dialogue, except that it was made by real skydivers a few years before Fandango was produced. The character names are the same and you ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
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Duelling Directors: Ridley Scott & Kevin Reynolds (2002)

Directors Ridley Scott and Kevin Reynolds talk about the film The Duellists. Reynolds interviews Scott while watching the movie, and they examine some of the key visual shots that Scott created and that eventually got him recognized as one of the best visual ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles de Lauzirika
CAST:  Ridley Scott  •  Kevin Reynolds  •  Keith Carradine  •  Harvey Keitel

Directors Ridley Scott and Kevin Reynolds talk about the film The Duellists. Reynolds interviews Scott while watching the movie, and they examine some of the key visual shots that Scott created and that eventually got him recognized as one of the best visual ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles de Lauzirika
CAST:  Ridley Scott  •  Kevin Reynolds  •  Keith Carradine  •  Harvey Keitel