Search results for "David Strathairn"


Lincoln (2012) RT 90% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2013

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Sally Field  •  David Strathairn  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

L.A. Confidential (1997) RT 99% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Guy Pearce  •  Danny DeVito  •  James Cromwell

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2007

Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Julia Stiles  •  David Strathairn  •  Scott Glenn

A League of Their Own (1992) RT 77% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 1997

As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Geena Davis  •  Madonna  •  Lori Petty

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) RT 40% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Rupert Everett  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Sophie Marceau

At Close Range (1986) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Based upon the true story of Bruce Johnston Sr., his son, and his brothers; together, they constituted one of suburban Philadelphia's most notorious crime families during the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Christopher Walken  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Chris Penn

Blue Car (2002) RT 81% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Gifted 18-year-old Meg has been abandoned by her father and neglected by her hardworking mother. Left to care for her emotionally disturbed younger sister, her world begins to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Karen Moncrieff
CAST:  Margaret Colin  •  Agnes Bruckner  •  David Strathairn  •  Frances Fisher

Bob Roberts (1992) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Alan Rickman  •  David Strathairn

Eight Men Out (1988) RT 85% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2001

The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles Comiskey, and at their own ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Charlie Sheen  •  D. B. Sweeney

Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) RT 93% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Mar 2006

The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  George Clooney
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  David Strathairn  •  Alex Borstein  •  Rose Abdoo




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

Matewan (1987)

Filmed in the coal country of West Virginia, "Matewan" celebrates labor organizing in the context of a 1920s work stoppage. Union organizer, Joe Kenehan, a scab named "Few ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Chris Cooper  •  James Earl Jones  •  Mary McDonnell  •  Will Oldham

Memphis Belle (1990) RT 75% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 1998

The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Tate Donovan  •  D. B. Sweeney

My Blueberry Nights (2007) RT 47% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wong Kar-Wai
CAST:  Norah Jones  •  Jude Law  •  David Strathairn  •  Rachel Weisz

Passion Fish (1992) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Mary McDonnell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Lenore Banks  •  Angela Bassett

Return of the Secaucus 7 (1980)

Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Bruce MacDonald  •  Maggie Renzi  •  Adam LeFevre  •  Maggie Cousineau

Silkwood (1983) RT 75% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Kurt Russell  •  Cher  •  Craig T. Nelson

Simon Birch (1998) RT 44% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 1999

Simon Birch tells the story of Joe and Simon's heart-warming journey of friendship. Simon Birch was born with a condition that makes him much smaller than all the other kids ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Mark Steven Johnson
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Ashley Judd  •  Ian Michael Smith  •  Joseph Mazzello

Sneakers (1992) RT 81% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 1998

When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking 'black box' from a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Phil Alden Robinson
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  David Strathairn

The Firm (1993)

Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Gene Hackman  •  Hal Holbrook