Search results for "James Caan"


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

Thief (1981) RT 96% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2001

Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  James Caan  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Willie Nelson  •  James Belushi

The Godfather (1972) RT 99% / Audience 98%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Al Pacino  •  James Caan  •  Richard S. Castellano

1941 (1979) RT 32% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 1999

It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

A Bridge Too Far (1977) RT 73% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2001

A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

Alien Nation (1988) RT 54% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A few years from now, Earth will have the first contact with an alien civilisation. These aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Graham Baker
CAST:  James Caan  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Terence Stamp  •  Kevyn Major Howard

Bottle Rocket (1996) RT 85% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 1998

Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Owen Wilson  •  Lumi Cavazos  •  Andrew Wilson

Bulletproof (1996) RT 8% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Jun 1998

An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  James Caan  •  Robert Swenson  •  Damon Wayans

City of Ghosts (2002) RT 47% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Oct 2003

A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Matt Dillon
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  James Caan  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Gérard Depardieu

Dick Tracy (1990) RT 64% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2002

The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Al Pacino  •  Madonna  •  Charlie Korsmo




Dogville (2003) RT 70% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2004

A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Harriet Andersson  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Jean-Marc Barr

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

Eraser (1996)

U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chuck Russell
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  James Caan  •  Vanessa Williams  •  James Coburn

Flesh and Bone (1993) RT 67% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Some thirty years after Arlis witnesses his father murdering a family, he runs into Kay, who happens to be the family's baby who was spared. Kay and Arlis suspect nothing ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steve Kloves
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Dennis Quaid  •  James Caan  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

Freebie and the Bean (1974) RT 30% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2011

Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Richard Rush
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  James Caan  •  Valerie Harper  •  Jack Kruschen

Honeymoon in Vegas (1992) RT 60% / Audience 35%

DVD release: May 2001

On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  James Caan  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Peter Boyle

Les Uns et les Autres (1981) RT 67% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2007

The film follows four families, with different nationalities (French, German, Russian and American) but with the same passion for music, from the 1930s to the 1960s. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Claude Lelouch
CAST:  Robert Hossein  •  Nicole Garcia  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Daniel Olbrychski

Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) RT 45% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Dec 1999

An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kelly Makin
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  James Caan  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Burt Young

Silent Movie (1976) RT 81% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Marty Feldman  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Sid Caesar

The Gambler (1974) RT 86% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2002

New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  James Caan  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Lauren Hutton  •  Morris Carnovsky