Search results for "Barry Levinson"


Rain Man (1988) RT 90% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Tom Cruise  •  Valeria Golino  •  Gerald R. Molen

An Everlasting Piece (2000) RT 48% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Colin (Barry McEvoy) is a Catholic and George (Brian O'Byrne) is a poetry-loving Protestant. In Belfast in the 1980s, they could have been enemies, but instead they became ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Barry McEvoy  •  Brían F. O'Byrne  •  Anna Friel  •  Pauline McLynn

Avalon (1990) RT 83% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Avalon is the third in Levinson's semi-autobiographical series of four "Baltimore Films": Diner (1982), Tin Men (1987), Avalon (1990), and Liberty Heights (1999). The film is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Leo Fuchs  •  Eve Gordon  •  Lou Jacobi  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl

Bandits (2001) RT 64% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Troy Garity

Bugsy (1991) RT 85% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 1998

New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Annette Bening  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ben Kingsley

Diner (1982) RT 91% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2000

Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Daniel Stern  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Kevin Bacon

Disclosure (1994) RT 59% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Demi Moore  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Dylan Baker

Envy (2004) RT 8% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Jack Black  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Christopher Walken

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) RT 89% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Tung Thanh Tran  •  Chintara Sukapatana

Sleepers (1996) RT 74% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Billy Crudup  •  Robert De Niro  •  Brad Pitt




Sphere (1998) RT 12% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jul 1998

The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Sharon Stone  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Peter Coyote

Tin Men (1987) RT 79% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Apr 2002

A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Danny DeVito  •  Barbara Hershey  •  John Mahoney

Toys (1992) RT 26% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Leslie Zevo is a fun-loving inventor who must save his late father's toy factory from his evil uncle, Leland, a war-mongering general who rules the operation with an iron fist ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Michael Gambon  •  Joan Cusack  •  Robin Wright

Wag the Dog (1997) RT 85% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jul 1998

During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Robert De Niro  •  Anne Heche  •  Denis Leary

Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) RT 65% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet as boys in an English Boarding school. Holmes is known for his deductive ability even as a youth, amazing his classmates with his abilities ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Nicholas Rowe  •  Alan Cox  •  Sophie Ward  •  Anthony Higgins

Jimmy Hollywood (1994) RT 14% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Christian Slater  •  Victoria Abril  •  Harrison Ford

Liberty Heights (1999) RT 87% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Ben Foster  •  Orlando Jones  •  Bebe Neuwirth

You Don't Know Jack (2010) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Oct 2010

Angel of mercy… or murderous “Doctor Death”? Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Danny Huston  •  Susan Sarandon  •  John Goodman  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Rock the Kasbah (2015) RT 8% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Feb 2016

A washed-up music producer finds one last shot at redemption with a golden-voiced young girl in Afghanistan. However, when jealousy gets the better of a disgruntled ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • War
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Danny McBride  •  Kate Hudson  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Bill Murray