Search results for "James Spader"


Wall Street (1987) RT 78% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 2000

A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Michael Douglas  •  Martin Sheen  •  Daryl Hannah

Lincoln (2012) RT 90% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2013

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Sally Field  •  David Strathairn  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

2 Days in the Valley (1996) RT 60% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 2001

In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  Danny Aiello  •  Greg Cruttwell  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Teri Hatcher

Baby Boom (1987) RT 76% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Shyer
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Sam Shepard  •  Harold Ramis  •  Kristina Kennedy

Bad Influence (1990) RT 71% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Rob Lowe  •  James Spader  •  Lisa Zane  •  Marcia Cross

Bob Roberts (1992) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Alan Rickman  •  David Strathairn

Crash (1996) RT 58% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Nov 1998

After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  James Spader  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  Holly Hunter  •  Elias Koteas

Endless Love (1981) RT 15% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2014

Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  Martin Hewitt  •  Shirley Knight  •  Jami Gertz

Less Than Zero (1987) RT 54% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marek Kanievska
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Jami Gertz  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  James Spader

Mannequin (1987) RT 22% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Jonathan Switcher, an unemployed artist, finds a job as an assistant window dresser for a department store. When Jonathan happens upon a beautiful mannequin he previously ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Gottlieb
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Estelle Getty  •  James Spader




Pretty in Pink (1986) RT 80% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Molly Ringwald  •  Jon Cryer  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Harry Dean Stanton

Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)

A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Andie MacDowell  •  Peter Gallagher  •  James Spader  •  Laura San Giacomo

Stargate (1994) RT 48% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 1997

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  James Spader  •  Alexis Cruz  •  Viveca Lindfors

Supernova (2000)

Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jack Sholder  •  Walter Hill
CAST:  James Spader  •  Angela Bassett  •  Robert Forster  •  Lou Diamond Phillips

The Rachel Papers (1989) RT 40% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Charles is in control of his life; he is about to finish 6th from college and start at Oxford. He is 19 and wants an 'older' woman before he turns 20. Enter the beautiful ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Damian Harris
CAST:  Dexter Fletcher  •  Ione Skye  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  James Spader

Secretary (2002) RT 75% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steven Shainberg
CAST:  James Spader  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Jeremy Davies  •  Lesley Ann Warren

Wolf (1994) RT 60% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Oct 1997

Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Christopher Plummer  •  James Spader  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

White Palace (1990) RT 60% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s who's still getting over the death of his wife. Nora Baker is a 40-something diner waitress who enjoys the wilder side ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Luis Mandoki
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  James Spader  •  Kathy Bates  •  Jason Alexander

True Colors (1991) RT 47% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  John Cusack  •  James Spader  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Imogen Stubbs

Alien Hunter (2003) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Government agents find evidence of extraterrestrial life at the South Pole.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ron Krauss
CAST:  James Spader  •  Janine Eser  •  John Lynch  •  Nikolai Binev