Search results for "Fritz Weaver"

The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Rene Russo  •  Denis Leary  •  Ben Gazzara

Creepshow (1982) RT 69% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Ed Harris  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Ted Danson

Demon Seed (1977) RT 67% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Oct 2005

A scientist creates Proteus, an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Donald Cammell
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Gerrit Graham  •  Berry Kroeger

Fail-Safe (1964) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Walter Matthau  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Larry Hagman

The Day of the Dolphin (1973) RT 43% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Trish Van Devere  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Fritz Weaver

The Big Fix (1978) RT Audience 53%

Richard Dreyfuss is Moses Wine, a private detective hired to by his former college girlfriend, Susan Anspach, to investigate a political smear campaign. Moses sets out to find ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Susan Anspach  •  Bonnie Bedelia  •  John Lithgow

Company of Killers (1971)

A gunman working for a crime ring is hunted by both the police and his employers after a cop is murdered.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Jerry Thorpe
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Ray Milland  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Clu Gulager

Nightkill (1980)

The wife of a wealthy industrialist finds herself caught-up in a web of intrigue & murder which was created by her own deceit. When she tries to escape the results of her ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jaclyn Smith  •  Mike Connors  •  Fritz Weaver

Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004) RT 88% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2008

Daniel Anker’s 90-minute documentary takes on over 60 years of a very complex subject: Hollywood’s complicated, often contradictory relationship with Nazi Germany and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Daniel Anker
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Norma Barzman  •  Michael Berenbaum  •  Robert Clary

Berlin Affair (1970)

Spy suspense drama set in 1960's Berlin. Intrigue and double-cross lead Killian on a twisting path through love and loss.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  David Lowell Rich
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Reinhard Kolldehoff  •  Brian Kelly

Blind Spot (1993) RT Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Drama about a couple (Woodward, Weaver) and their problematic daughter (Linney) who is a cocaine addict.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Michael Toshiyuki Uno
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  Laura Linney  •  Reed Diamond  •  Fritz Weaver

Spring Awakening (1994)

The failing economic fortunes of a small turn-of-the-century Nebraska town interrupt a blossoming romance between a pair of star-crossed lovers.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • TV movie
CAST:  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Jamey Sheridan  •  Elizabeth Wilson  •  Sammi Davis

The Crucible (1967)

Landmark adaptation of the Arthur Miller play. Nominated for 3 Emmy awards.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Segal
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Colleen Dewhurst  •  Melvyn Douglas

Under Siege (1986) RT 75% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Terrorists launch an attack against the USA. Their first strike is by a suicide squad that detonates a truckload of explosives at an army base in Washington DC. FBI probes ...  (more)

GENRES: TV movie
DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Peter Strauss  •  Mason Adams  •  Lew Ayres  •  George Grizzard

Jaws of Satan (1981) RT Audience 5%

DVD release: Sep 1989

A preacher whose ancestors were Druids battles Satan, who has taken the form of a huge snake.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bob Claver
CAST:  Fritz Weaver  •  Gretchen Corbett  •  Jon Korkes  •  Christina Applegate

To Trap a Spy (1964)

The men from U.N.C.L.E. are off to Africa to stop the assassination of a president.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Don Medford
CAST:  Robert Vaughn  •  David McCallum  •  Luciana Paluzzi  •  Pat Crowley

The Maltese Bippy (1969) RT Audience 36%

A man buys a house and comes to believe that not only is the house haunted by werewolves, but a family of vampires lives next door.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Norman Panama
CAST:  Dan Rowan  •  Dick Martin  •  Carol Lynley  •  Julie Newmar

The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975) RT Audience 83%

A dramatization of the famous 1893 Massachusetts trial of the woman accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Elizabeth Montgomery  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Ed Flanders

A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970) RT Audience 14%

A sophisticated, middle-aged grandmother, wed to a New York law professor, falls in love with a down-to-earth Tennessee farmer. Director Guy Green's bittersweet romance, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Katharine Crawford