Search results for "James Ransone"


Inside Man (2006) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Jodie Foster  •  Clive Owen  •  Christopher Plummer

A Dirty Shame (2004) RT 53% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Sylvia Stickles runs a convenience store with her husband and mother-in-law. One day, Sylvia is hit on the head and transforms from an uptight prude to a sex-crazed lunatic. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Tracey Ullman  •  Johnny Knoxville  •  Selma Blair  •  Chris Isaak

Ken Park (2002) RT 43% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Larry Clark  •  Edward Lachman
CAST:  James Ransone  •  Tiffany Limos  •  Maeve Quinlan  •  Stephen Jasso

Nola (2003) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Aug 2011

An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alan Hruska
CAST:  Emmy Rossum  •  Steven Bauer  •  James Badge Dale  •  Mary McDonnell

The American Astronaut (2001) RT 63% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Samual Curtis's first mission in this bizarre science fiction musical comedy requires him to take a cat to a saloon on an asteroid. There, he meets his former dance partner ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Cory McAbee
CAST:  Joshua Taylor  •  Greg Russell Cook  •  Rocco Sisto  •  Cory McAbee

The Son of No One (2011) RT 16% / Audience 22%

DVD release: Feb 2012

A rookie cop is assigned to the 118 Precinct in the same district where he grew up. The Precinct Captain starts receiving letters about two unsolved murders that happened many ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dito Montiel
CAST:  Channing Tatum  •  Al Pacino  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Katie Holmes

Cymbeline (2014) RT 31% / Audience 12%

DVD release: May 2015

War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Dakota Johnson  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Ethan Hawke

Electric Slide (2014) RT 14% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Jun 2015

A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber." With a debonair sophistication ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tristan Patterson
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Patricia Arquette

Oldboy (2013)

An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sharlto Copley

The Timber (2015) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2015

In the wild west, two brothers embark on a journey to collect a bounty in a desperate attempt to save their home: but what they find along the way is more than they bargained for.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony O'Brien
CAST:  James Ransone  •  Elisa Lasowski  •  Josh Peck  •  Attila Árpa




Empire State (2013) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Sep 2013

After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. He makes the mistake ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Dito Montiel
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Nikki Reed  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Emma Roberts

Starlet (2012) RT 88% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2013

An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sean Baker
CAST:  Dree Hemingway  •  Besedka Johnson  •  Stella Maeve  •  James Ransone

Broken City (2013) RT 28% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Apr 2013

In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Russell Crowe  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Jeffrey Wright

Sinister (2012) RT 63% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Scott Derrickson
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  James Ransone  •  Fred Thompson

Red Hook Summer (2012) RT 58% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 2012

When his mom deposits him at the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn to spend the summer with the grandfather he’s never met, young Flik may as well have landed on Mars. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Limary Agosto  •  Nate Parker  •  Thomas Jefferson Byrd  •  Toni Lysaith

The Lie (2011) RT 74% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Mar 2012

A man's life is altered unexpectedly after telling a lie to get out of work.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joshua Leonard
CAST:  Alia Shawkat  •  Kelli Garner  •  Mark Webber  •  Jane Adams

Freakonomics (2010) RT 65% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Jan 2011

Some of the world's most innovative documentary filmmakers will explore the hidden side of everything.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney  •  Morgan Spurlock  •  Seth Gordon  •  Eugene Jarecki  •  Heidi Ewing  •  Rachel Grady
CAST:  Zoe Sloane  •  Jade Viggiano  •  Amancaya Aguilar  •  Kahiry Bess

The Next Three Days (2010) RT 52% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2011

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Brian Dennehy  •  RZA  •  Moran Atias