Search results for "Charlton Heston"


A Man for All Seasons (1988) RT 82% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Story of Sir Thomas More, who refused to accept the spiritual leadership of Henry VIII, and faces death as he struggles to remain loyal to his integrity.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charlton Heston
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  John Gielgud  •  Richard Johnson

Mother Lode (1982)

A couple of youngish adventurers go into the wilderness of British Columbia in search of a lost colleague. Their plane crashes and they find themselves at the mercy of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Charlton Heston
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Kim Basinger  •  Nick Mancuso  •  John Marley

Antony and Cleopatra (1972) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Adaptation of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, a historical drama that attempts to bring an epic visual style to the Bard's original stage play. The story concerns Marc ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charlton Heston
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Hildegard Neil  •  Eric Porter  •  John Castle

The Big Country (1958)

Retired, wealthy sea Captain Jame McKay arrives in the vast expanse of the West to marry fiancée Pat Terrill. McKay is a man whose values and approach to life are a mystery to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Jean Simmons  •  Carroll Baker  •  Charlton Heston

Ben-Hur (1959)

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Haya Harareet  •  Stephen Boyd

Airport 1975 (1974) RT 29% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Apr 1998

"Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jack Smight
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Karen Black  •  George Kennedy  •  Gloria Swanson

Any Given Sunday (1999) RT 51% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2000

A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the aging coach ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Dennis Quaid  •  James Woods

Armageddon (1998)

When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Ben Affleck  •  Liv Tyler

Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970) RT 41% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Astronaut Brent is sent to rescue Taylor but crash lands on the Planet of the Apes, just like Taylor did in the original film. Taylor has disappeared into the Forbidden Zone ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ted Post
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Linda Harrison  •  James Franciscus  •  Kim Hunter

Bowling for Columbine (2002) RT 96% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Why do 11,000 people die in America each year at the hands of gun violence? Talking heads yelling from every TV camera blame everything from Satan to video games. But are we ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  George H. W. Bush  •  George W. Bush  •  Dick Clark




Cats & Dogs (2001)

When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Guterman
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Alexander Pollock  •  Miriam Margolyes

Dark City (1950) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Viveca Lindfors  •  Dean Jagger

Earthquake (1974)

Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Ava Gardner  •  George Kennedy  •  Lorne Greene

El Cid (1961) RT 92% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Sophia Loren  •  Raf Vallone  •  Geneviève Page

Hamlet (1996) RT 95% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother now marrying the murderer... his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Julie Christie  •  Judi Dench  •  Gérard Depardieu

Hercules (1997) RT 83% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Tate Donovan  •  Josh Keaton  •  Roger Bart  •  Danny DeVito

In the Mouth of Madness (1994) RT 51% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2000

With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Julie Carmen  •  Jürgen Prochnow  •  David Warner

Khartoum (1966) RT 100% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2002

English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History • War
DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden  •  Eliot Elisofon
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Richard Johnson  •  Ralph Richardson

Major Dundee (1965) RT 97% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Aug 2005

During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico ...  (more)

GENRES: War • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Richard Harris  •  Jim Hutton  •  James Coburn