Search results for "James Garner"


The Great Escape (1963) RT 93% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Mar 1998

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  James Garner  •  Richard Attenborough  •  James Donald

36 Hours (1964) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2007

Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  James Garner  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Rod Taylor  •  Werner Peters

Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Gary Trousdale  •  Kirk Wise
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Corey Burton  •  Claudia Christian  •  James Garner

Barbarians at the Gate (1993) RT 67% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A television movie based upon the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, about the leveraged buyout (LBO) of RJR Nabisco.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  James Garner  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Peter Riegert  •  Joanna Cassidy

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002) RT 44% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A mother and daughter dispute is resolved by the "Yaya sisterhood" - long time friends of the mother.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Callie Khouri
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  James Garner

Fire in the Sky (1993) RT 41% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Oct 2004

A group of men who were clearing bush for the government arrive back in town, claiming that their friend was abducted by aliens. Nobody believes them, and despite a lack of ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Lieberman
CAST:  D. B. Sweeney  •  Robert Patrick  •  Craig Sheffer  •  Peter Berg

Grand Prix (1966)

Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his team after a crash at Monaco that injures his teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, Aron begins to drive ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  James Garner  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Brian Bedford  •  Yves Montand

Health (1980)

HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Glenda Jackson  •  James Garner

Maverick (1994) RT 67% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Jodie Foster  •  James Garner  •  Graham Greene

Murphy's Romance (1985) RT 71% / Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2000

Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Sally Field  •  James Garner  •  Brian Kerwin  •  Corey Haim




My Name Is Bill W. (1989) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Based on the true story of Bill W. (James Woods), a successful stock broker whose life falls apart after the stock crash of the 20's and how he comes to grips with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  James Woods  •  JoBeth Williams  •  James Garner  •  Gary Sinise

Sayonara (1957) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Air Force Major Lloyd Gruver (Marlon Brando) is reassigned to a Japanese air base, and is confronted with US racial prejudice against the Japanese people. The issue is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joshua Logan
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Miyoshi Umeki  •  Ricardo Montalbán  •  Miiko Taka

Space Cowboys (2000) RT 78% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Frank Corvin, ‘Hawk’ Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and ‘Tank’ Sullivan were hotdog members of Project Daedalus, the Air Force's test program for space travel, but their hopes were ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Donald Sutherland  •  James Garner

Sunset (1988) RT 17% / Audience 28%

DVD release: May 2001

Tom Mix and Wyatt Earp team up to solve a murder at the Academy Awards in 1929 Hollywood.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Mariel Hemingway  •  Kathleen Quinlan

Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969) RT 67% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A quick-witted drifter wanders into a lawless town in the midst of a gold rush. Shocked by the prices of food and meals he reluctantly takes the job of sheriff by amazing the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Burt Kennedy
CAST:  James Garner  •  Joan Hackett  •  Walter Brennan  •  Harry Morgan

The Americanization of Emily (1964) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: May 2005

During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  James Garner  •  Julie Andrews  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  James Coburn

The Ultimate Gift (2006) RT 32% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2007

When his wealthy grandfather finally dies, Jason Stevens fully expects to benefit when it comes to the reading of the will. But instead of a sizable inheritance, Jason ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael O. Sajbel
CAST:  James Garner  •  Drew Fuller  •  Abigail Breslin  •  Ali Hillis

Victor Victoria (1982) RT 96% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2000

A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  James Garner  •  Robert Preston  •  Lesley Ann Warren

Boys' Night Out (1962) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jan 1994

Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  Kim Novak  •  James Garner  •  Tony Randall  •  Howard Morris

My Fellow Americans (1996) RT 47% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Aug 1997

They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two on-the-lam former Presidents of the United States. Framed in a scandal by the current President and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  James Garner  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  John Heard