Search results for "John Getz"

The Social Network (2010) RT 96% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 2011

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Rooney Mara

Zodiac (2007) RT 89% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 2007

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Anthony Edwards

Blood Simple (1984) RT 94% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Sep 2001

The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
CAST:  John Getz  •  Frances McDormand  •  Dan Hedaya  •  M. Emmet Walsh

Curly Sue (1991) RT 14% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  James Belushi  •  Alisan Porter  •  Kelly Lynch  •  John Getz

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) RT 33% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2001

Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Christina Applegate  •  Joanna Cassidy  •  Josh Charles  •  Keith Coogan

Men at Work (1990)

Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Emilio Estevez
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Emilio Estevez  •  Leslie Hope  •  Keith David

The Fly (1986) RT 91% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Sep 2000

When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Geena Davis  •  John Getz  •  Joy Boushel

The Fly II (1989) RT 27% / Audience 23%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Martin Brundle, born of the human/fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chris Walas
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Daphne Zuniga  •  Lee Richardson  •  John Getz

Zenon: The Zequel (2001) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Zenon Kar is 15 and lives on a space station which the military has taken over and is dismantling. She receives a mysterious signal and must convince everyone that it's from ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Manny Coto
CAST:  Kirsten Storms  •  Shadia Simmons  •  Lauren Maltby  •  Susan Brady

The Late Shift (1996) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2005

David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Kathy Bates  •  John Michael Higgins  •  Daniel Roebuck  •  Bob Balaban

Concrete Beat (1984)

A newspaper columnist becomes determined to clear a woman who is blamed for the death of her child in a tragic fire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Marla Adams  •  Thom Bray  •  Clarence Felder  •  Darlanne Fluegel

Fortunes of War (1994) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2005

When Canadian diplomat Carl Pimmler sends his friend Peter Kernan and his wife Johanna to deliver medicine to the deep jungles of Cambodia, but Peter gets more than he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Thierry Notz
CAST:  Matt Salinger  •  Sam Sorbo  •  Martin Sheen  •  Michael Ironside

Playmaker (1994)

A would-be actress uncovers horrifying files on other starlets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yuri Zeltser
CAST:  Jennifer Rubin  •  John Getz  •  Colin Firth  •  Jeff Perry

Awake to Murder (1995)

Recently awakened from a coma, a traumatized adolescent girl fights to remember the circumstances surrounding her mother's brutal death. But as the details slowly come into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Tori Spelling  •  Michael Gross  •  John Getz

Desperate Acts of Magic (2013) RT 67% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2013

A magician competes in an international magic competition where he goes head to head with a female street magician he has fallen in love with. This film shows great magic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tammy Caplan  •  Joe Tyler Gold
CAST:  Felix Ryan  •  John Getz  •  William Salyers  •  Melanie Merkosky

In My Daughter's Name (1992)

A mother takes the law into her own hands after her daughter's murderer is acquitted on a technicality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor
CAST:  Donna Mills  •  John Getz  •  Ari Meyers  •  John Rubinstein

How Did They Ever Make a Movie of Facebook? (2011)

This feature-length documentary about the making of "The Social Network" goes back and forth from the elements of storytelling and long rehearsals with the cast and crew, to ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  David Prior
CAST:  David Fincher  •  Aaron Sorkin  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield

Hunger Point (2003) RT Audience 46%

A woman struggles with her self-image in a house run by a weight-obsessed mother, alongside a younger sister whose eating disorder has tragic coincidences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Micklin Silver
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Christina Hendricks  •  Susan May Pratt  •  John Getz