Search results for "Chris Sarandon"

Child's Play (1988)

A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tom Holland
CAST:  Catherine Hicks  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Alex Vincent  •  Brad Dourif

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

Slaves of New York (1989) RT 13% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Bernadette Peters  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Mary Beth Hurt  •  Madeleine Potter

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) RT 94% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Henry Selick
CAST:  Danny Elfman  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  William Hickey

The Princess Bride (1987) RT 97% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Jan 1999

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Cary Elwes  •  Robin Wright  •  Chris Sarandon

Bordello of Blood (1996)

Private eye Rafe Guttman is hired by repressed, born-again Katherine to find her missing bad-boy brother. The trail leads him to a whorehouse run by a thousand-year-old ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Gilbert Adler
CAST:  Dennis Miller  •  Erika Eleniak  •  Angie Everhart  •  John Kassir

Fright Night (1985)

Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige, is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Tom Holland
CAST:  Chris Sarandon  •  William Ragsdale  •  Amanda Bearse  •  Roddy McDowall

The Osterman Weekend (1983) RT 43% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Mar 2004

The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  John Hurt  •  Craig T. Nelson  •  Dennis Hopper

The Sentinel (1977) RT 58% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Chris Sarandon  •  Cristina Raines  •  Martin Balsam  •  José Ferrer

Loggerheads (2005) RT 74% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A troubled woman seeks out the child she gave up for adoption; a gay motel owner takes in a handsome drifter; and the wife of a preacher frets that a gay couple has moved in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Kirkman
CAST:  Kevin Ian Pardue  •  Tess Harper  •  Michael Kelly  •  Adrian Lee

Just Cause (1995) RT 25% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Arne Glimcher
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Blair Underwood  •  Kate Capshaw

Temptress (1995)

Karin brings a statue home from her travels to Asia and it soon begins to have a strange effect on her. She has an insatiable sexual appetite and develops strange fetishes ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Lanoff
CAST:  Kim Delaney  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Corbin Bernsen  •  Dee Wallace

Thursday's Game (1974) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 1991

Harry Evers and Marvin Ellison have been playing poker Thursday nights with their friends for years. When a disagreement breaks up the game, they decide to continue meeting ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Moore
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Bob Newhart  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Cloris Leachman

Big Stone Gap (2014)

A story centered around a transitional point in the life of Ave Maria Mulligan, the heart of her community in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Adriana Trigiani
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Jane Krakowski  •  Ashley Judd  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Forced March (1989) RT Audience 100%

Originally shot in Hungary in 1988, this new version of FORCED MARCH is even more haunting, given the re-emergence of anti-Semitism in today’s Hungary. Chris Sarandon plays ...  (more)

CAST:  Chris Sarandon  •  Renée Soutendijk  •  Josef Sommer  •  John Seitz

The Stranger Within (1990) RT Audience 50%

A troubled young man mysteriously appears in a rural Minnesota town from which he claims he was abducted 16 years ago.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tom Holland
CAST:  Ricky Schroder  •  Kate Jackson  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Clark Sandford

The Chosen One (2007) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Sep 2008

...he's lost his job, totaled his car, and been attacked by a bear. Just when it seems like life can't get any worse, the leader of an eccentric church tells Lou that he's The ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Comedy
CAST:  Tim Curry  •  Chad Fifer  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Danielle Fishel

When the Dark Man Calls (1995)

A famous radio talk-show host finds herself being stalked by the man convicted of murdering her husband, who has finished his 25-year sentence and is out of prison. Her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nathaniel Gutman
CAST:  Joan Van Ark  •  Chris Sarandon  •  James Read  •  Geoffrey Lewis

Safe (2012) RT 57% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Sep 2012

After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Boaz Yakin
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Chris Sarandon  •  James Hong  •  Catherine Chan