Search results for "Alan Ruck"


Bad Boys (1983) RT 89% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Mick O'Brien is a young Chicago street thug torn between a life of petty crime and the love of his girlfriend. But when the heist of a local drug dealer goes tragically wrong ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rick Rosenthal
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Reni Santoni  •  Jim Moody  •  Eric Gurry

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) RT 81% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Charismatic teen Ferris Bueller plays hooky in Chicago with his girlfriend and best friend.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Alan Ruck  •  Mia Sara  •  Jeffrey Jones

Speed (1994) RT 93% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime
DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Jeff Daniels

Star Trek Generations (1994) RT 49% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-D find themselves at odds with the renegade scientist Soran who is destroying entire star systems. Only one man can help ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Carson
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Jonathan Frakes  •  Brent Spiner  •  LeVar Burton

Twister (1996) RT 57% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 2000

TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Bill Paxton  •  Cary Elwes  •  Jami Gertz

Class (1983) RT 25% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lewis John Carlino
CAST:  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Rob Lowe  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Cliff Robertson

Young Guns II (1990) RT 35% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Only three of the original five "young guns" -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Christian Slater

Shanghai Calling (2012) RT 53% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Sep 2013

When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Daniel Hsia
CAST:  Daniel Henney  •  Eliza Coupe  •  Bill Paxton  •  Alan Ruck

Five (2011) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2009

An anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people's lives.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Demi Moore  •  Patty Jenkins  •  Alicia Keys  •  Penelope Spheeris
CAST:  Patricia Clarkson  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Lyndsy Fonseca  •  Ginnifer Goodwin

Goats (2012) RT 19% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Having a self-absorbed New Age mother and an estranged father means 15-year-old Ellis Whitman has grown up relying on an unconventional guardian: a goat-trekking, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Christopher Neil
CAST:  Vera Farmiga  •  David Duchovny  •  Ty Burrell  •  Keri Russell




Everything Put Together (2001) RT 69% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Everything Put Together is a 2000 film directed by Marc Forster starring Radha Mitchell and Megan Mullally.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Radha Mitchell  •  Megan Mullally  •  Catherine Lloyd Burns  •  Jacqueline Heinze

Don't You Forget About Me (2010) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Throughout the ’80s John Hughes defined the teen movie genre and spoke not only to that generation’s teens, but every generation that has followed. Then in 1991 he hung up his ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Matt Austin
CAST:  David Anderle  •  Mike Bender  •  Jackie Burch  •  Scott Coffey

Goodbye Baby (2007)

An ambitious young woman who can't afford to pay for college throws caution to the wind by moving to New York City and attempting to break into the toughest stand-up comedy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Daniel Schechter
CAST:  Christine Evangelista  •  Jerry Adler  •  Kevin Corrigan  •  Michael Mosley

Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989) RT Audience 19%

DVD release: May 2004

This musical is based on four short stories by Damon Runyon. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense loves him and that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Brookner
CAST:  Josef Sommer  •  Madonna  •  Tony Azito  •  Jennifer Grey

Eavesdrop (2008) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Two chess players face off at a busy café, studying both the pieces on the board and the unfolding dramas at the neighboring tables. While a young couple fumbles through an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Matthew Miele
CAST:  Alejandra Ambrosi  •  Josh Barrett  •  Jeanine Bartel  •  Steve Benisty

I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)

Nerdy teenager Denis Cooverman (Paul Rust) harbors a secret crush on Beth Cooper (Hayden Panettiere), the hottest girl in high school. During his graduation speech, Denis lets ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Hayden Panettiere  •  Paul Rust  •  Lauren London  •  Jack Carpenter

Born to Be Wild (1995)

Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  John Gray
CAST:  Wil Horneff  •  Helen Shaver  •  John C. McGinley  •  Jean Marie Barnwell

Kickin' It Old Skool (2007) RT 2% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2007

"Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Harvey Glazer
CAST:  Jamie Kennedy  •  Maria Menounos  •  Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.  •  Michael Rosenbaum

Three Fugitives (1989) RT 14% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2002

On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Francis Veber
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Martin Short  •  Sarah Rowland Doroff  •  James Earl Jones