Search results for "Jack Thompson"

Lads: The Sickest Doco (2014)

A documentary presenter is lead by a group of Australian lads throughout their neighborhood to show the lives of these 'gangster' individuals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Thompson
CAST:  Mitchell Hyndman  •  Luke Jones  •  Sam Mckenzie  •  Isaak Sheperdson

Australia (2008) RT 55% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Baz Luhrmann
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Essie Davis  •  David Wenham

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) RT 47% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jun 1998

A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Jude Law  •  Alison Eastwood

Breaker Morant (1980)

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Edward Woodward  •  Jack Thompson  •  Bryan Brown  •  John Waters

Broken Arrow (1996) RT 53% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 1999

When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Christian Slater  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Delroy Lindo

December Boys (2007) RT 41% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Dec 2007

For many years, four teenage orphans at an Australian outback convent have watched their younger comrades find new parents, and realize that they may never be adopted. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Jack Thompson  •  James Fraser  •  Teresa Palmer

Excess Baggage (1997) RT 32% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A rich brat (Alicia Silverstone) fakes her own kidnapping, but in the process ends up locked in the trunk of a car that gets stolen.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marco Brambilla
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Christopher Walken  •  Jack Thompson

Flesh and Blood (1985) RT Audience 67%

A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Tom Burlinson  •  Jack Thompson

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983) RT 79% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2002

In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Nagisa Ōshima
CAST:  David Bowie  •  Tom Conti  •  Ryûichi Sakamoto  •  Takeshi Kitano

Original Sin (2001) RT 12% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Cristofer
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Gregory Itzin  •  Jack Thompson

Short Circuit (1986)

After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton, who hopes to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Ally Sheedy  •  Steve Guttenberg  •  Fisher Stevens  •  Austin Pendleton

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)

Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Christopher Lee

The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004) RT 68% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 2005

It’s 1974 and Sam Bicke has lost everything. His wife leaves him with his three kids, his boss fires him, his brother turns away from him, and the bank won’t give him any ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Niels Mueller
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Naomi Watts  •  Don Cheadle  •  Jack Thompson

The Good German (2006) RT 32% / Audience 34%

DVD release: May 2007

An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Tobey Maguire  •  Tony Curran

The Earthling (1980) RT Audience 88%

Recently diagnosed with a terminal illness, a man returns home to Australia to die in the wildness. His plans become complicated when he meets a young man and decides to take ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Collinson
CAST:  William Holden  •  Ricky Schroder  •  Jack Thompson  •  Olivia Hamnett

Oyster Farmer (2005) RT 59% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A love story about a young man who runs away up an isolated Australian river and gets a job with eighth generation oyster famers.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anna Reeves
CAST:  Jim Norton  •  Diana Glenn  •  David Field  •  Kerry Armstrong

Last Dance (1996) RT 29% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett, a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As Hayes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Sharon Stone  •  Rob Morrow  •  Randy Quaid  •  Peter Gallagher

Sunday Too Far Away (1975) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 1992

Friday night he's too tired. Saturday night too drunk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Hannam
CAST:  Jack Thompson  •  Max Cullen  •  Reg Lye  •  Robert Bruning

Caddie (1976) RT Audience 44%

Life's tough enough for a woman alone, but with two kids and the depression... it's a bugger! - but not for... CADDIE.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Donald Crombie
CAST:  Helen Morse  •  Takis Emmanuel  •  Jack Thompson  •  Jacki Weaver

Wind (1992) RT 55% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2003

In 1983, yacht sailor Will Parker leads an American crew financed by millionaire Morgan Weld to defeat during the America's Cup race against an Australian crew. Determined to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Carroll Ballard
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Jennifer Grey  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Jack Thompson