Search results for "Ed Lauter"


Family Plot (1976) RT 95% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Lighthearted suspense film about a phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend who encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Barbara Harris  •  Bruce Dern  •  Karen Black  •  William Devane

French Connection II (1975)

"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marsailles to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler that eluded him in New York.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Fernando Rey  •  Bernard Fresson  •  Philippe Léotard

King Kong (1976) RT 46% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Jul 1999

In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Jessica Lange  •  Charles Grodin  •  John Randolph

Leaving Las Vegas (1995) RT 90% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Julian Sands  •  Richard Lewis

Magic (1978)

A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Ann-Margret  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Ed Lauter

The Magnificent Seven Ride (1972)

Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  George McCowan
CAST:  Lee Van Cleef  •  Stefanie Powers  •  Michael Callan  •  Mariette Hartley

Mulholland Falls (1996) RT 31% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Nov 2004

In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Michael Madsen

My Blue Heaven (1990) RT 71% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jun 2004

FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rick Moranis  •  Joan Cusack  •  Melanie Mayron

Not Another Teen Movie (2001) RT 29% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Apr 2002

On a bet, a gridiron hero at John Hughes High School sets out to turn a bespectacled plain Jane into a beautiful and popular prom queen in this outrageous send-up of the teen ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joel Gallen
CAST:  Chyler Leigh  •  Chris Evans  •  Jaime Pressly  •  Eric Christian Olsen

Python (2000) RT Audience 21%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Sleepy New Haven California is a small town with a big problem. A sixty foot slithering horror has arrived and shattered the town's tranquillity on it's path of death and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Clabaugh
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Frayne Rosanoff  •  Robert Englund  •  William Zabka




Raw Deal (1986) RT 25% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Kathryn Harrold  •  Darren McGavin  •  Sam Wanamaker

Real Genius (1985) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Chris is the top brain who just wants to party, Mitch is the 15-year-old college wiz kid. Supposedly hard at work on a lab project with a mysterious deadline, they still find ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Gabriel Jarret  •  Michelle Meyrink  •  William Atherton

Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987) RT 7% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Mar 2007

The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Curtis Armstrong  •  Larry B. Scott  •  Timothy Busfield

School Ties (1992) RT 68% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jun 1999

When David Greene receives a football scholarship to a prestigious prep school in the 1950s, he feels pressure to hide the fact that he is Jewish from his classmates and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Mandel
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Matt Damon  •  Chris O'Donnell  •  Randall Batinkoff

Seraphim Falls (2006) RT 54% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2007

The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  David Von Ancken
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Michael Wincott  •  Xander Berkeley

Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004) RT 33% / Audience 11%

DVD release: Jun 2004

In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven's loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Phil Tippett
CAST:  Billy Brown  •  Richard Burgi  •  Kelly Carlson  •  Cy Carter

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) RT 72% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Dec 2006

Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  John C. Reilly  •  Gary Cole  •  Austin Crim

The Longest Yard (2005) RT 31% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Pro quarter-back, Paul Crewe and former college champion and coach, Nate Scarboro are doing time in the same prison. Asked to put together a team of inmates to take on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Chris Rock  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Michael Irvin

The Longest Yard (1974) RT 81% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2001

In this rough-and-tumble yarn, actually filmed on-location at the Georgia State Prision, the cons are the heroes and the guards are the heavies. Eddie Albert is the sadistic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Eddie Albert  •  Ed Lauter  •  Bernadette Peters

The Number 23 (2007) RT 8% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Walter Sparrow is an animal control officer that becomes obsessed with a mysterious book that seems to be based on his own life. As soon as he opens the book, he notices ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Logan Lerman  •  Danny Huston