Search results for "James Woods"


Against All Odds (1984) RT 67% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Dec 1999

She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Rachel Ward  •  James Woods  •  Alex Karras

Any Given Sunday (1999) RT 51% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2000

A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the aging coach ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Dennis Quaid  •  James Woods

Be Cool (2005) RT 30% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music exec on the way.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Uma Thurman  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Cedric the Entertainer

Casino (1995) RT 80% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Feb 1998

In early-1970s Las Vegas, low-level mobster Sam "Ace" Rothstein gets tapped by his bosses to head the Tangiers Casino. At first, he's a great success in the job, but over the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Sharon Stone  •  Joe Pesci  •  James Woods

Cat's Eye (1985)

Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewis Teague
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  James Woods  •  Alan King  •  Kenneth McMillan

Chaplin (1992) RT 57% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2000

An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, while is depicted his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Paul Rhys

Contact (1997) RT 62% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  David Morse  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  James Woods

Cop (1988) RT 81% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2005

An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James B. Harris
CAST:  James Woods  •  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Charles Durning  •  Charles Haid

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) RT 44% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Led by a strange dream, scientist Aki Ross struggles to collect the eight spirits in the hope of creating a force powerful enough to protect the planet. With the aid of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Fantasy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Hironobu Sakaguchi  •  Motonori Sakakibara
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Ming-Na Wen  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Ving Rhames

Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) RT 45% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith, of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  James Woods  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Whoopi Goldberg




Hercules (1997) RT 83% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Tate Donovan  •  Josh Keaton  •  Roger Bart  •  Danny DeVito

John Q (2002) RT 23% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 2002

John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Robert Duvall  •  Anne Heche  •  Kimberly Elise

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

Night Moves (1975) RT 86% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Sep 2014

Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Arthur Penn
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Jennifer Warren  •  Susan Clark  •  Harris Yulin

Nixon (1995)

An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Joan Allen  •  J. T. Walsh  •  Paul Sorvino

Once Upon a Time in America (1984) RT 89% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jun 2003

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sergio Leone
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  James Woods  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Tuesday Weld

Pretty Persuasion (2005) RT 32% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Dec 2005

A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Marcos Siega
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Selma Blair  •  David Wagner  •  Brent Goldberg

Race to Space (2001) RT 67% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Aug 2002

In the 1960s a young woman works at NASA as an animal trainer responsible for the chimpanzee who will go into space.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  Alex D. Linz  •  William Atherton  •  James Woods  •  Annabeth Gish

Raid on Entebbe (1976) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Peter Finch  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  John Saxon

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001) RT 49% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Steve Zahn  •  Adam Garcia  •  Brittany Murphy