Search results for "Charles Durning"


Happy New Year (1987)

Small time crooksters Nick and Charlie have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using a variety of disguises and posing as rich old men and women they begin ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Charles Durning  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Tracy Brooks Swope

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) RT 77% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jun 2001

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  George Clooney  •  John Turturro  •  Tim Blake Nelson  •  John Goodman

Cop (1988) RT 81% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2005

An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James B. Harris
CAST:  James Woods  •  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Charles Durning  •  Charles Haid

Dick Tracy (1990) RT 64% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2002

The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Al Pacino  •  Madonna  •  Charlie Korsmo

Dirty Deeds (2005) RT 8% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Dec 2005

An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Kendall
CAST:  Milo Ventimiglia  •  Lacey Chabert  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Arielle Kebbel

Dog Day Afternoon (1975) RT 95% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturale. Sonny and Sal attempt a bank heist which quickly turns sour and escalates into ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  John Cazale  •  Charles Durning  •  Chris Sarandon

Hi, Mom! (1970) RT 73% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Vietnam vet John Rubin returns to New York and rents a rundown flat in Greenwhich Village. It is in this flat that he begins to film, 'Peeping Tom' style, the people in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Jennifer Salt  •  Allen Garfield  •  Charles Durning

Home for the Holidays (1995) RT 63% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Nov 2004

After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Charles Durning

I.Q. (1994)

Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Meg Ryan  •  Walter Matthau  •  Lou Jacobi

North Dallas Forty (1979) RT 87% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jan 2001

A semi-fictional account of life as a professional Football (American-style) player. Loosely based on the Dallas Cowboys team of the early 1970s.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Mac Davis  •  Charles Durning  •  Dayle Haddon




Scarface (1983) RT 82% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Sep 2003

After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Steven Bauer  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Sisters (1972)

Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Margot Kidder  •  Jennifer Salt  •  Charles Durning  •  William Finley

Solarbabies (1986) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2007

In a future in which most water has disappeared from the Earth, we find a group of children, mostly teenagers, who are living at an orphanage, run by the despotic rulers of ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Alan Johnson
CAST:  Richard Jordan  •  Jami Gertz  •  Jason Patric  •  Lukas Haas

Spy Hard (1996) RT 8% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jul 1999

The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rick Friedberg
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Nicollette Sheridan  •  Charles Durning  •  Marcia Gay Harden

State and Main (2000) RT 86% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  William H. Macy  •  Sarah Jessica Parker

Stick (1985)

Ernest (Stick) Stickley just out of prison agrees to help a friend deliver a package. It's a setup and his friend is killed. Stick is going to find out why!  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Burt Reynolds
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Candice Bergen  •  George Segal  •  Charles Durning

The Final Countdown (1980) RT 40% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2007

In 1980, the US Navy's most powerful warship, the USS Nimitz, is caught in a storm during routine manoeuvres in the Pacific. Enveloped by a strange green light, the ship ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • War
DIRECTION:  Don Taylor
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Martin Sheen  •  Katharine Ross  •  James Farentino

The Fury (1978) RT 80% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue, when a sinister official kidnaps him to harness his extremely powerful psychic abilities.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  John Cassavetes  •  Amy Irving  •  Carrie Snodgress

The Hindenburg (1975) RT 40% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 1998

In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great ...  (more)

GENRES: History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Anne Bancroft  •  William Atherton  •  Roy Thinnes

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) RT 57% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 1999

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Paul Newman  •  Charles Durning