Search results for "Ed Asner"


Up (2009) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2009

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Pete Docter
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Jordan Nagai  •  Bob Peterson

Elf (2003) RT 84% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Nov 2004

When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Daniel Tay  •  James Caan

Common Ground (2000) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2004

This movie contains three short stories dealing with the theme of homosexuality. In "A Friend of Dorothy", a woman joins the Navy during the 1950's and discovers lesbianism. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Donna Deitch
CAST:  Jonathan Taylor Thomas  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Mimi Rogers  •  Margot Kidder

Daniel (1983) RT 43% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jul 2008

The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Lindsay Crouse  •  Ed Asner

El Dorado (1966)

Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  James Caan  •  Charlene Holt

Gunn (1967) RT Audience 100%

The madam of a floating bordello hires private eye Peter Gunn (Craig Stevens) to prove a gangster killed a crime boss.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Craig Stevens  •  Laura Devon  •  Ed Asner  •  Albert Paulsen

JFK (1991)

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Gary Oldman  •  Kevin Bacon

The Animal (2001) RT 30% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Oct 2001

When loser Marvin Mange is involved in a horrible car accident, he's brought back to life by a deranged scientist as half man and half animal. His newfound powers are awesome ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Luke Greenfield
CAST:  Rob Schneider  •  Colleen Haskell  •  John C. McGinley  •  Ed Asner

The Satan Bug (1965) RT 60% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jul 1996

The Satan Bug (1965) is a science fiction film in which a US government germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the germs has been released and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  George Maharis  •  Richard Basehart  •  Anne Francis  •  Dana Andrews

They call me MISTER Tibbs (1970) RT 60% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jan 2001

A police detective's investigation of a prostitute's murder points to his best friend.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Martin Landau  •  Barbara McNair  •  Anthony Zerbe




Change of Habit (1969) RT 10% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Only a few songs as Elvis plays it straight as Dr John Carpenter. Mary Tyler Moore stars opposite as an incognito nun with a mission to help Dr Elvis clean up the ghetto he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Barbara McNair  •  Leora Dana

Sleeping Dogs Lie (2005) RT 55% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Jeff Hannon (Wilk) from the forever away world of Cincinnatti, Ohio has stumbled upon what he believes to be a 25 year old murder in a small Texas town. His ceaseless ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Lessner
CAST:  Maynard James Keenan  •  Brad Wilk  •  Ed Asner  •  Chelsea Field

Hard Rain (1998) RT 29% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 1998

Get swept up in the action as an armored car driver (Christian Slater) tries to elude a gang of thieves (led by Morgan Freeman) while a flood ravages the countryside. Hard ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Christian Slater  •  Randy Quaid  •  Minnie Driver

Our Friend, Martin (1999) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2004

What begins as a routine class project for a diverse group of sixth-graders turns into a magical, time-traveling adventure they'll never forget! Authentic historical footage ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Robert Brousseau  •  Vincenzo Trippetti
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Angela Bassett  •  Lucas Black  •  Theodore Borders

The Girl Most Likely to... (1973) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 2005

An ugly girl undergoes plastic surgery and becomes beautiful. She then takes revenge on all the people who mistreated her when she was ugly.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lee Philips
CAST:  Stockard Channing  •  Ed Asner  •  Jim Backus  •  Joe Flynn

Skin Game (1971) RT Audience 63%

Quincy Drew (Garner) and Jason O'Rourke (Gossett) travel from town to town in the south of the United States during the slavery era. Drew claims to be a down-on-his-luck slave ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Paul Bogart
CAST:  James Garner  •  Louis Gossett, Jr.  •  Susan Clark  •  Brenda Sykes

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2 (2003)

Though Eddie's fired right at Christmastime, his boss sends him and his family on a South Pacific vacation, hoping Eddie won't sue him after being bitten by a lab monkey. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nick Marck
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Miriam Flynn  •  Dana Barron  •  Jake Thomas

Foodfight! (2012) RT Audience 9%

Dex, a superdog sleuth, is the law of the land when the world's most recognized brands take on the forces of evil and the devilish Brand X.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasanoff
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Wayne Brady  •  Hilary Duff  •  Eva Longoria

The Bachelor (1999) RT 9% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Apr 2000

Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gary Sinyor
CAST:  Chris O'Donnell  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Artie Lange  •  Hal Holbrook

Good Cops, Bad Cops (1990)

Made-for-TV drama about one of the largest crimes in history—the 1980 robbery of the Boston Depositors Trust by a group of policemen. Capt. Gerry Clemente (Ray Sharkey) is the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Ray Sharkey  •  Ed Asner  •  George Kennedy