Search results for "Fred Ward"


Escape from Alcatraz (1979) RT 95% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the seemingly impenetrable ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Patrick McGoohan  •  Fred Ward  •  David Cryer

2 Guns (2013) RT 64% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Nov 2013

A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Paula Patton  •  Bill Paxton

Abandon (2002) RT 16% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A psychological thriller about a senior at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Gaghan
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Benjamin Bratt  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Zooey Deschanel

Best Men (1997) RT 13% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Four tuxedo clad men showing up at a penitentiary to meet a friend who has just been released after three years in prison and is going straight from the jail to marry his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Dean Cain  •  Andy Dick  •  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Mitchell Whitfield

Big Business (1988) RT 36% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2002

In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Fred Ward  •  Edward Herrmann

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

Catchfire (1990)

A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dennis Hopper
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Jodie Foster  •  Dean Stockwell  •  Vincent Price

Chain Reaction (1996) RT 16% / Audience 27%

DVD release: May 2001

Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Fred Ward

Full Disclosure (2001)

DVD release: Mar 2005

A reporter discovers a woman who is a suspected terrorist.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Bradshaw
CAST:  Virginia Madsen  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  Christopher Plummer

Henry & June (1990) RT 69% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Feb 1999

While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Fred Ward  •  Uma Thurman  •  Maria de Medeiros  •  Kevin Spacey




Joe Dirt (2001) RT 11% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dennie Gordon
CAST:  David Spade  •  Brittany Daniel  •  Dennis Miller  •  Adam Beach

Masked and Anonymous (2003) RT 24% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Amidst unrest, organizers put on a benefit concert.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Penélope Cruz  •  John Goodman

Miami Blues (1990) RT 81% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2002

When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Armitage
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Fred Ward  •  Cecilia Pérez-Cervera

Off Limits (1988)

McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Crowe
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Gregory Hines  •  Fred Ward  •  Amanda Pays

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)

An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the US President.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Joel Grey  •  Wilford Brimley  •  J. A. Preston  •  George Coe

Road Trip (2000) RT 57% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Four friends take off on an 1800 mile road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a girl friend.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Breckin Meyer  •  Seann William Scott  •  Amy Smart  •  Paulo Costanzo

Secret Admirer (1985) RT 33% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 2003

When high-school heartthrob Michael receives an unsigned love letter, he assumes it's from knock-out prom queen Deborah Anne instead of pretty honor student Toni. And when ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Greenwalt
CAST:  C. Thomas Howell  •  Kelly Preston  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Dee Wallace

Short Cuts (1993) RT 95% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

Tremors (1990) RT 85% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror
DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Fred Ward  •  Finn Carter  •  Michael Gross

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