Search results for "John Badham"


Another Stakeout (1993) RT 14% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Emilio Estevez  •  Rosie O'Donnell  •  Dennis Farina

Bird on a Wire (1990) RT 32% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jul 1998

A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Joan Severance  •  David Carradine

Blue Thunder (1983) RT 84% / Audience 52%

DVD release: May 2001

Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Warren Oates  •  Candy Clark  •  Malcolm McDowell

Dracula (1979) RT 64% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Frank Langella  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Kate Nelligan

Drop Zone (1994) RT 35% / Audience 31%

DVD release: May 1999

A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Gary Busey  •  Yancy Butler  •  Michael Jeter

Point of No Return (1993) RT Audience 100%

Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Bridget Fonda  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Miguel Ferrer

Saturday Night Fever (1977) RT 88% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Tony Manero is a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who'd give anything to break out of his dead-end existence. In life, Tony is a peasant; on the disco dance floor, he's a king. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Karen Lynn Gorney  •  Barry Miller  •  Joseph Cali

Short Circuit (1986)

After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton, who hopes to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Ally Sheedy  •  Steve Guttenberg  •  Fisher Stevens  •  Austin Pendleton

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976) RT 87% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Billy Dee Williams  •  James Earl Jones  •  Richard Pryor  •  Otis Day

The Hard Way (1991)

Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  James Woods  •  Stephen Lang  •  Annabella Sciorra




WarGames (1983)

High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Ally Sheedy  •  John Wood

Stakeout (1987) RT 87% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Two cops are given the 'dirty' job of staking out the home of an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend. Chris and the beautiful girlfriend accidentally meet and fall in love. Just ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Emilio Estevez  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Aidan Quinn

Nick of Time (1995) RT 31% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Courtney Chase  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Christopher Walken

The Jack Bull (1999) RT 80% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Aug 1999

The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • TV movie • Western
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  John Cusack  •  John Goodman  •  L.Q. Jones  •  Miranda Otto

Reflections of Murder (1974) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jan 1991

The wife and mistress of the abusive headmaster of a boy's school plot and carry out his murder. They dump his body in the murky swimming pool at the school and await for it ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Tuesday Weld  •  Joan Hackett  •  Sam Waterston  •  Lucille Benson

Obsessed (2002) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A woman claims she had an affair with a married neurosurgeon and stands trial for allegedly harassing him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Jenna Elfman  •  Kate Burton  •  Lisa Edelstein  •  Jane Wheeler

The Godchild (1974)

Three Union POWs fleeing across the desert to escape both their Confederate pursuers and rampaging Apaches come across a dying woman and her infant child. They promise the ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Jack Warden  •  Keith Carradine  •  Ed Lauter

The Last Voyage of Demeter (1979)

Follows the ill-fated crew aboard the merchant ship Demeter which carried Dracula's coffin from Transylvania to England only to arrive at port with no survivors aboard.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Frank Langella  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Kate Nelligan

My Brother's Keeper (2002) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The FBI sought the help of Lucinda Pond (Jeanne Tripplehorn), a former agent of the body, to try to locate the author of a series of murders that allegedly may have committed ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Corin Nemec  •  Leland Orser  •  Evan Parke