Search results for "Bryan Brown"

Australia (2008) RT 55% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Baz Luhrmann
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Essie Davis  •  David Wenham

Along Came Polly (2004) RT 25% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Reuben Feffer is a guy who's spent his entire life playing it safe. Polly Prince is irresistible as a free-spirit who lives for the thrill of the moment. When these two ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hamburg
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Debra Messing

Breaker Morant (1980)

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Edward Woodward  •  Jack Thompson  •  Bryan Brown  •  John Waters

Cocktail (1988) RT 5% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2002

After being discharged from the Army, Brian Flanagan moves back to Queens and takes a job in a bar run by Doug Coughlin, who teaches Brian the fine art of bar-tending. Brian ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Bryan Brown  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Lisa Banes

Dirty Deeds (2002) RT 8% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Set in 1960's Sydney, this is the story of an Australian gangster whose booming business, buoyed by the influx of U.S. soldiers in town for R&R during their tours in Vietnam, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Caesar
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Toni Collette  •  John Goodman  •  Sam Neill

Gorillas in the Mist (1988)

The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Bryan Brown  •  Julie Harris  •  John Omirah Miluwi

Grizzly Falls (1999) RT 50% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Aug 2001

When a young boy is captured by a grizzly bear, he begins the most incredible journey of a lifetime, full of breathtaking excitement, harrowing danger and thrilling surprises.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Stewart Raffill
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Tom Jackson  •  Richard Harris  •  Daniel Clark

The Odd Angry Shot (1979) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 2013

A group of Australian SAS regiment soldiers are deployed to Vietnam around 1967/8 and encounter the realities of war, from the numbing boredom of camp life and long range ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Jeffrey
CAST:  Graham Kennedy  •  John Hargreaves  •  John Jarratt  •  Bryan Brown

Two Hands (1999)

A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Bryan Brown  •  Rose Byrne  •  David Field

F/X (1986)

A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Mandel
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Diane Venora  •  Cliff DeYoung

Spring Break Shark Attack (2005) RT Audience 31%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A young teenager travels to Florida, unknowing that a group of dangerous tiger sharks are ravaging the beach.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Shapiro
CAST:  Shannon Lucio  •  Riley Smith  •  Justin Baldoni  •  Kathy Baker

Tai-Pan (1986) RT 20% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jun 2004

The film begins following the British victory of the first Opium War and the seizure of Hong Kong. Although the island is largely uninhabited and the terrain unfriendly, it ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Daryl Duke
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Joan Chen  •  John Stanton  •  Tim Guinee

Full Body Massage (1995) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: Apr 1996

Nina, an art dealer, has her weekly massage appointment and is surprised to find out her usual masseur, Douglas, has sent a replacement named Fitch. The pair develop an easy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Mimi Rogers  •  Bryan Brown  •  Christopher Burgard  •  Elizabeth Barondes

The Umbrella Woman (1987)

In pre-WWII Australia, a love triangle develops between a man, his wife and the man's brother.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ken Cameron
CAST:  Rachel Ward  •  Bryan Brown  •  Steven Vidler  •  Sam Neill

Winter of Our Dreams (1981)

DVD release: Oct 1989

When a womanizing bookshop owner hears about the suicide of his former girlfriend, he tries to find out more and meats her friend, a prostitute. They hook up, but when she ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Judy Davis  •  Bryan Brown  •  Cathy Downes  •  Baz Luhrmann

Dead in the Water (1991)

DVD release: Jun 1992

Charlie Deegan has almost everything he has ever wanted. He has an important law practice, a beautiful secretary as his lover, and the chance to be appointed to the high court ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Teri Hatcher  •  Anne De Salvo  •  Veronica Cartwright

Cathy's Child (1979)

Cathy Baikas is a woman of Greek heritage who lives in Sydney, Australia with her three-year-old daughter. When her daughter's father kidnaps the child and takes her back to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Crombie
CAST:  Michele Fawdon  •  Alan Cassell  •  Bryan Brown  •  Willie Fennell

Stir (1980)

Filmed in the Clare Valley, Gladstone and the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, this prison movie was inspired by the true life prison riot at Bathurst Jail in 1974 and its ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Wallace
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Max Phipps  •  Dennis Miller  •  Gary Waddell

Limbo (2011) RT Audience 70%

Sonia arrives in Trinidad with her two children to join her husband Jo who is working as an oil engineer. On the surface she lives a life of luxury in a large houses with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maria Sødahl
CAST:  Lena Endre  •  Bryan Brown  •  Henrik Rafaelsen  •  Cecilie A. Mosli

Parker (1985)

An Aussie businessman is trying to find out why and by whom he was kidnapped and then later released with no explanation.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Goddard
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Cherie Lunghi  •  Kurt Raab  •  Elizabeth Spriggs