Search results for "Jay Robinson"

Big Top Pee-wee (1988) RT 35% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Paul Reubens stars as Pee-wee Herman in his second full-length film about a farmer who joins the circus after a storm drops a big tent in his front yard. Pee-wee, along with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  Paul Reubens  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Valeria Golino

Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) RT 78% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 1997

When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker—the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta—obsessed vampire ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Winona Ryder  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Keanu Reeves

Partners (1982) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Benson is a police detective. After a series of murders in the Gay community he is ordered to go undercover with a gay police clerk named Kerwin as his partner. In order to be ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  James Burrows
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  John Hurt  •  Kenneth McMillan  •  Robyn Douglass

Shampoo (1975) RT 63% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 2003

George Roundy is a Beverly Hills hairstylist whose uncontrolled libido stands between him and his ambitions. He wants the security of a relationship. He wants to be a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Julie Christie  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Lee Grant

The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982) RT 80% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Apr 2001

A mercenary with a three-bladed sword rediscovers his royal heritage when he is recruited to help a princess foil a brutal tyrant and a powerful sorcerer's plans to conquer ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Albert Pyun
CAST:  Lee Horsley  •  Richard Lynch  •  Kathleen Beller  •  Simon MacCorkindale

The Virgin Queen (1955) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Bette Davis  •  Joan Collins  •  Jay Robinson

Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) RT 80% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The story picks up at the point where "The Robe" ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ's robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Susan Hayward  •  Michael Rennie  •  Debra Paget

Three the Hard Way (1974) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Apr 1989

The story involves a white supremist plot to taint the United States water supply with a toxin that is harmless to whites but lethal to blacks. The only obstacles that stand ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks Jr.
CAST:  Jim Brown  •  Fred Williamson  •  Jim Kelly  •  Sheila Frazier

The Wild Party (1956) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Jun 2004

An ex-football brute (Anthony Quinn) and his beatnik gang take a rich girl (Carol Ohmart) and her boyfriend hostage (Arthur Franz) at a jazz joint.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Harry Horner
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Carol Ohmart  •  Arthur Franz  •  Jay Robinson

Farewell to the Planet of the Apes (1981) RT Audience 33%

Seized by gorilla police, astronauts Burke and Virdon learn they will now be judged by sharks.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Don McDougall  •  John Meredyth Lucas
CAST:  Ron Harper  •  James Naughton  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Roscoe Lee Browne

Othello (1981) RT 68% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Adaptation of Shakespeare's play.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Franklin Melton
CAST:  William Marshall  •  Ron Moody  •  Jenny Agutter  •  DeVeren Bookwalter

Skeeter (1993) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Oct 2006

As the result of a corrupt businessman's illegal toxic waste dumping, a small desert town is beset by a deadly swarm of huge bloodthirsty mutant mosquitoes!  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clark Brandon
CAST:  Tracy Griffith  •  Jim Youngs  •  Charles Napier  •  William Sanderson

Tell Me in the Sunlight (1965)

DVD release: Apr 2009

A sailor and a stripper fall in love on the beaches of Nassau in this romance. Unfortunately, the exotic dancer already has a lover.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steve Cochran
CAST:  Steve Cochran  •  Shary Marshall  •  Jay Robinson  •  Dave Bondu

Ghost Ship (1992)

DVD release: Jan 2006

The Goonies have got nothing on these adventure seeking kids! When a group of teens stumble across a mysterious treasure map, the search is on to find a lost pirate ship ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  James T. Flocker
CAST:  Matthew Boston  •  Ryan Cash  •  Byron Mann  •  Art Hoffman

The Man with Bogart's Face (1980) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2005

In The Man With Bogart's Face, an affectionate send-up of the Bogart detective films of the 1940s, Robert Sacchi plays a man who idolizes Humphrey Bogart so much he has his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Robert Sacchi  •  Franco Nero  •  Michelle Phillips  •  Olivia Hussey

Transylvania Twist (1989) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Mar 2001

The nephew of a librarian must go collect a 200 year old book, "The Book of Ulthar." that should have never been checked out by the Evil Count Orlock cause one of the spells ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Jim Wynorski
CAST:  Robert Vaughn  •  Teri Copley  •  Steve Altman  •  Ace Mask

This Is a Hijack (1973)

A man feels obligated to hijack the plane his boss is on after he has gambled himself into overwhelming debt.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barry Pollack
CAST:  Adam Roarke  •  Neville Brand  •  Jay Robinson  •  Lynn Borden

Bunny O'Hare (1971) RT Audience 33%

Bette Davis handles the title role in this highly offbeat crime comedy about two aging hippies who elect to rob a bank to restore Bunny O'Hare's financial affairs after she's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gerd Oswald
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Jack Cassidy  •  Joan Delaney

The Robe (1953)

Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Jean Simmons  •  Victor Mature  •  Jay Robinson