Search results for "James Olson"

Commando (1985)

John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark L. Lester
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Rae Dawn Chong  •  Dan Hedaya  •  Vernon Wells

Ragtime (1981) RT 90% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Brad Dourif  •  Moses Gunn  •  Elizabeth McGovern

The Andromeda Strain (1971) RT 67% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2000

When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Arthur Hill  •  David Wayne  •  James Olson  •  Kate Reid

Wild Rovers (1971)

Ross Bodine and Frank Post are cowhands on Walt Buckman's R-Bar-R ranch. Bodine is older and broods a bit about how he will get along when he's too old to cowboy. Post is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  William Holden  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Karl Malden  •  Lynn Carlin

Rachel, Rachel (1968) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2009

Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  James Olson  •  Kate Harrington  •  Estelle Parsons

Amityville II: The Possession (1982) RT 7% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Apr 2005

The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Damiano Damiani
CAST:  James Olson  •  Burt Young  •  Rutanya Alda  •  Jack Magner

Moon Zero Two (1969) RT Audience 4%

DVD release: Nov 2011

The colonisation of space began in 1986 and now, fifty years on, the moon is frontier territory. The prospectors, the drillers, the exploiters and the exploited all surviving ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  James Olson  •  Catherine Schell  •  Warren Mitchell  •  Adrienne Corri

Strange New World (1975)

DVD release: Nov 1990

In the near future, a group of scientists living in a space ship wake up from a hibernation state and come back to an apocalyptic Earth.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  John Saxon  •  Kathleen Miller  •  Keene Curtis  •  James Olson

Someone I Touched (1975) RT Audience 20%

A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Lou Antonio
CAST:  Cloris Leachman  •  James Olson  •  Glynnis O'Connor  •  Andrew Robinson

Cave-In! (1980)

A party of tourists -- including a state senator (Susan Sullivan), a park ranger (Dennis Cole) who was her one-time lover, a cantankerous professor (Ray Milland), and an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Georg Fenady
CAST:  Dennis Cole  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Julie Sommars  •  James Olson

Crescendo (1970) RT Audience 14%

An innocent project transforms into a perilous nightmare when researcher Susan Roberts arrives in France in search of information on a deceased composer. She contacts his ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan Gibson
CAST:  Stefanie Powers  •  James Olson  •  Joss Ackland  •  Margaretta Scott

The Mafu Cage (1978)

Two strange sisters live in a crumbling mansion, where they keep a pet ape, which belonged to their late father, locked in a cage. While one of the sisters seems to be keeping ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Karen Arthur
CAST:  Lee Grant  •  Carol Kane  •  Will Geer  •  James Olson

Incident on a Dark Street (1973)

DVD release: Nov 2004

A small-time hood is murdered just as he is about to blow the whistle on an organized crime ring.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  James Olson  •  David Canary  •  Robert Pine  •  Richard S. Castellano

The Spell (1977) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Feb 2010

A distraught mother must cope with her embittered daughter who has the ability to cause "accidents" to happen.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Lee Phillips
CAST:  Lee Grant  •  Helen Hunt  •  Susan Myers  •  Lelia Goldoni

The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972) RT 40% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jul 1987

A break-in and sabotage attempt occurs at a top secret research institute and the culprit is cornered and captured. The problem is that he's been badly injured and claims to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Lamont Johnson
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Michael Sarrazin  •  Christine Belford  •  Cliff Potts

The Sharkfighters (1956) RT Audience 20%

Landing on a small island not far from Havana, Cuba, Lt. Cmdr. Ben Staves joins a Navy scientific project engaged in finding an effective shark repellent to help save the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Jerry Hopper
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Karen Steele  •  James Olson  •  Philip Coolidge

An Enemy of the People (1966)

Set in a Norwegian hamlet, an idealistic physician discovers that the town's hot springs are contaminated. But with the community relying on the spa for tourist dollars, his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Paul Bogart
CAST:  James Daly  •  Kate Reid  •  Philip Bosco  •  Timothy Daly