Search results for "Joel Schumacher"


The Phantom of the Opera (2004) RT 32% / Audience 84%

DVD release: May 2005

Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Miranda Richardson

8mm (1999) RT 22% / Audience 52%

DVD release: May 2001

A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  James Gandolfini  •  Chris Bauer

A Time to Kill (1996) RT 67% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey

Bad Company (2002) RT 10% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Nov 2002

When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Chris Rock  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Peter Stormare

Batman & Robin (1997) RT 11% / Audience 16%

DVD release: Oct 1997

Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and homicidal horticulturalist Poison Ivy. Freeze ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Michael Gough  •  Pat Hingle  •  Elle Macpherson

Batman Forever (1995) RT 40% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Aug 1997

The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face believes Batman caused the courtroom ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Jim Carrey  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Tommy Lee Jones

D.C. Cab (1983) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Max Gail  •  Adam Baldwin  •  Mr. T  •  Gary Busey

Falling Down (1993)

On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Robert Duvall  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Tuesday Weld

Flatliners (1990) RT 49% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Julia Roberts  •  Kevin Bacon  •  William Baldwin

Flawless (1999) RT 43% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2001

An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Barry Miller  •  Chris Bauer




Phone Booth (2002) RT 71% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Radha Mitchell

The Lost Boys (1987) RT 72% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 1998

A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Jason Patric  •  Corey Feldman  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Corey Haim

The Number 23 (2007) RT 8% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Walter Sparrow is an animal control officer that becomes obsessed with a mysterious book that seems to be based on his own life. As soon as he opens the book, he notices ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Logan Lerman  •  Danny Huston

Tigerland (2000) RT 76% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Matthew Davis  •  Clifton Collins, Jr.  •  Tom Guiry

Veronica Guerin (2003) RT 53% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2004

In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Gerard McSorley  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Brenda Fricker

Cousins (1989) RT 50% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Ted Danson  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Sean Young  •  William Petersen

The Client (1994) RT 80% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 1997

A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Anthony LaPaglia

St. Elmo's Fire (1985) RT 47% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Seven friends - Alec, Billy, Jules, Kevin, Kirby, Leslie and Wendy - are trying to navigate through life and their friendships following college graduation. Alec, who aspires ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Rob Lowe  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Demi Moore

The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)

After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Charles Grodin  •  Ned Beatty  •  Henry Gibson

Dying Young (1991) RT 23% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Feb 2004

After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Campbell Scott  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Colleen Dewhurst