Search results for "Chris Ellis"


Catch Me If You Can (2002) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2003

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Tom Hanks  •  Christopher Walken  •  Martin Sheen

Apollo 13 (1995) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 2004

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Bill Paxton  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Gary Sinise

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

Bean (1997)

Bean works as a caretaker at Britain's formidable Royal National Gallery, and his bosses want to fire him because he sleeps at work all the time, but can't because the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Peter MacNicol  •  John Mills  •  Pamela Reed

Godzilla (1998) RT 16% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Dec 2000

When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Jean Reno  •  Maria Pitillo  •  Hank Azaria

Live Free or Die Hard (2007) RT 82% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2007

John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Len Wiseman
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  Justin Long  •  Timothy Olyphant

My Cousin Vinny (1992) RT 85% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Mitchell Whitfield

October Sky (1999) RT 90% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes, and eventually became ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Chris Cooper  •  Laura Dern  •  Chris Owen

The Wonders (1996) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2014

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tom Hanks
CAST:  Tom Everett Scott  •  Liv Tyler  •  Johnathon Schaech  •  Steve Zahn

Home Fries (1998) RT 31% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Dorian and Angus chase down their womanizing stepfather with a helicopter, frightening him to death. In his effort to cover their tracks, Dorian begins investigating his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dean Parisot
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Luke Wilson  •  Jake Busey




Love Liza (2002) RT 53% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2003

Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, website designer Wilson Joel turns to huffing gasoline fumes and remote control gaming while avoiding an inevitable ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Todd Louiso
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  J.D. Walsh  •  Jimmy Raskin  •  Kathy Bates

In Enemy Hands (2004) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Oct 2004

At the height of Hitler's infamous U-boat war, the crew of the U.S.S. Swordfish were heading home after months at sea. They never made it. Now prisoners of war aboard U-boat ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Tony Giglio
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Scott Caan  •  Lauren Holly  •  Clark Gregg

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) RT 87% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Gary Oldman  •  Tom Hardy  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Jessabelle (2014) RT 26% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Jan 2015

A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kevin Greutert
CAST:  Sarah Snook  •  Mark Webber  •  Joelle Carter  •  David Andrews

Teenage Dirtbag (2009) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Oct 2009

A popular high school girl is harassed by a delinquent boy until they are placed in creative writing class together. Through written words, they create a bond, but tragically ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Regina Crosby
CAST:  Scott Michael Foster  •  Noa Hegesh  •  Chris Ellis  •  Bethany D. Hart

The Tie That Binds (1995) RT 9% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Apr 2000

John Netherwood and his wife Leann are fugitives who are both wanted for murder. They have a young daughter named Janie and they want her back.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wesley Strick
CAST:  Daryl Hannah  •  Keith Carradine  •  Moira Kelly  •  Vincent Spano

Rip It Off (2003) RT Audience 10%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Three women outsmart unsavory men who try to cheat them out of their take in an almost-botched casino heist.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gigi Gaston
CAST:  Alyson Hannigan  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Jennifer Esposito  •  Steve Harris

Gospel Hill (2008) RT 33% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Gospel Hill tells the intersecting story of two men in the fictional South Carolina town of Julia. Danny Glover plays John Malcolm, the son of a slain civil rights activist. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Giancarlo Esposito
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Danny Glover  •  Julia Stiles  •  Giancarlo Esposito