Search results for "David Paymer"


The American President (1995) RT 90% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Annette Bening  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Martin Sheen

Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Zaillian
CAST:  Max Pomeranc  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Joan Allen  •  Ben Kingsley

Alex & Emma (2003) RT 11% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Writer Alex Sheldon (Luke Wilson) must finish his novel within a month. If he doesn't, he won't get paid. And, if that happens, angry Mafia types to whom he owes money will ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Kate Hudson  •  Sophie Marceau  •  David Paymer

Amistad (1997) RT 76% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 1999

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Djimon Hounsou  •  Morgan Freeman

Bait (2000) RT 26% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  David Morse  •  Robert Pastorelli  •  David Paymer

Carpool (1996) RT 13% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Feb 2004

A man with an important business meeting finds himself having to take care of the carpool for the neighborhood school children when his wife gets sick. Stopping to get donuts ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Tom Arnold  •  David Paymer  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Rod Steiger

Checking Out (2006) RT 43% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Dec 2006

A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jeff Hare
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Laura San Giacomo  •  Judge Reinhold  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead

City Hall (1996) RT 54% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jul 1999

The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  John Cusack  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Danny Aiello

City Slickers (1991) RT 90% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Feb 1999

New York meets the west in this comedy starring Billy Crystal. Three New York business men decide to take a 'Wild West' vacation that turns out to not be the relaxing vacation ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Daniel Stern  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Jack Palance

City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)

On Mitch Robbins 40th birthday begins quite well until he returns home and finds his brother Glen, the black sheep of the family, in his sofa. Nevertheless he is about to have ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Daniel Stern  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Jack Palance




Cяazy People (1990)

A bitter ad executive who has reached his breaking point, finds himself in a mental institution where his career actually begins to thrive with the help of the hospital's patients.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tony Bill  •  Barry L. Young
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Paul Reiser  •  J. T. Walsh

In Good Company (2004) RT 83% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2005

Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Topher Grace  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Marg Helgenberger

Irreconcilable Differences (1984) RT 62% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Apr 2009

Alternating between the past and the present, a precocious little girl sues her selfish, career-driven parents for emancipation, surprising them both.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Shyer
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Shelley Long  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Sam Wanamaker

Mighty Joe Young (1998) RT 52% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Mar 1999

As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Rade Serbedzija  •  Bill Paxton  •  Regina King

Mumford (1999) RT 56% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Apr 2001

In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Loren Dean  •  Hope Davis  •  Jason Lee  •  Alfre Woodard

Night of the Creeps (1986) RT 69% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Oct 2009

In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Fred Dekker
CAST:  Jason Lively  •  Steve Marshall  •  Jill Whitlow  •  Tom Atkins

Nixon (1995)

An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Joan Allen  •  J. T. Walsh  •  Paul Sorvino

No Holds Barred (1989) RT 11% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for, but Brell, the new head of the World Television Network, wants Rip ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Thomas J. Wright
CAST:  Hulk Hogan  •  Tommy Lister  •  Joan Severance  •  Kurt Fuller

No Way Out (1987) RT 91% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Gene Hackman  •  Sean Young  •  Will Patton

Payback (1999) RT 54% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jul 1999

With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland  •  Paul Abascal
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Gregg Henry  •  Maria Bello