Search results for "John Boorman"

Beyond Rangoon (1995) RT 38% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2009

Patricia Arquette stars as American widow Laura Bowman, a young doctor who's unwittingly drawn into political turmoil while vacationing in Burma in the late 1980s, in this ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Frances McDormand  •  U Aung Ko  •  Spalding Gray

Deliverance (1972) RT 93% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Jon Voight  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Ned Beatty  •  Ronny Cox

Excalibur (1981) RT 82% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 1999

A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Nigel Terry  •  Helen Mirren  •  Nicholas Clay  •  Cherie Lunghi

Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977) RT 21% / Audience 13%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  Richard Burton  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Max von Sydow

Hell in the Pacific (1968) RT 67% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 2001

During World War II, a shot-down American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain find themselves stranded on the same small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Toshiro Mifune

Hope and Glory (1987) RT 94% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Director John Boorman drew from his own childhood experiences for this coming-of-age tale about a boy growing up in and around London during World War II. For young Billy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Sebastian Rice-Edwards  •  Geraldine Muir  •  Sarah Miles  •  David Hayman

In My Country (2004) RT 22% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jul 2005

An American reporter and an Afrikaans poet meet and fall in love while covering South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Langley Kirkwood

Point Blank (1967) RT 97% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2005

After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Angie Dickinson  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Carroll O'Connor

The Emerald Forest (1985) RT 87% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2001

For ten years, engineer Bill Markham has searched tirelessly for his son Tommy who disappeared from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Miraculously, he finds the boy living ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Powers Boothe  •  Meg Foster  •  Yara Vaneau  •  William Rodriguez

The Tailor of Panama (2001) RT 77% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A British spy is banished to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador's mistress. Once there he makes connection with a local tailor with a nefarious past and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Leonor Varela

Zardoz (1974) RT 42% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2001

In the far future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Sara Kestelman  •  John Alderton

Lumière and Company (1995)

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Spike Lee  •  James Ivory  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Lasse Hallström  •  Bigas Luna  •  Gabriel Axel  •  Merzak Allouache  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Cédric Klapisch  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Michael Haneke  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Fernando Trueba  •  John Boorman  •  Claude Miller  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Alain Corneau  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Lucian Pintilie  •  Arthur Penn  •  Vicente Aranda  •  Jacques Rivette  •  Helma Sanders-Brahms  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Régis Wargnier  •  Francis Girod  •  Idrissa Ouedraogo  •  Jerry Schatzberg  •  Hugh Hudson  •  Ismail Merchant  •  Gaston Kaboré  •  Jaco Van Dormael  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant  •  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Jeffe Alperi  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Ticky Holgado

Where the Heart Is (1990)

A wealthy businessman shows his young adult kids how tough life can be.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Dabney Coleman  •  Uma Thurman  •  Joanna Cassidy  •  Crispin Glover

The General (1998) RT 81% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 1999

In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over £40 million. He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Brendan Gleeson  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Sean McGinley  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy

I Dreamt I Woke Up (1991)

Film about the influences in director John Boorman's life and work, including family and neighbors and the landscape of the Wicklow mountains surrounding his home in Ireland.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Charley Boorman  •  John Boorman  •  John Hurt  •  Janet McTeer

The Tiger's Tail (2006) RT 14% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Aug 2009

After a chance encounter, a Dubliner (Gleeson) is stalked by a murderous facsimile of himself.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Brendan Gleeson  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Sinéad Cusack

Having A Wild Weekend (1965)

Dinah (Barbara Ferris) is a famous model and actress who is getting tired of life in the limelight and wants to take a break. While shooting a commercial spot for meat, she ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Dave Clark  •  Barbara Ferris  •  Mike Smith  •  Lenny Davidson

Leo the Last (1970) RT Audience 46%

Prince Leo, last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with the frenetic search for kicks with the European jet-set, returns to his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Billie Whitelaw  •  Calvin Lockhart  •  Vladek Sheybal