Search results for "John Hillerman"


Audrey Rose (1977) RT 56% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A man is convinced that a young girl is the reincarnation of his own daughter Audrey Rose, who died in a fiery car accident, along with his wife, two minutes before the girl ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Marsha Mason  •  John Beck  •  Susan Swift

Blazing Saddles (1974) RT 90% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cleavon Little  •  Gene Wilder  •  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn

Chinatown (1974) RT 98% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Faye Dunaway  •  John Huston  •  Perry Lopez

High Plains Drifter (1973) RT 96% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Western
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Verna Bloom  •  Marianna Hill  •  Mitchell Ryan

History of the World, Part I (1981)

An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Harvey Korman

Paper Moon (1973) RT 91% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Aug 2003

During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Tatum O'Neal  •  Madeline Kahn  •  John Hillerman

The Last Picture Show (1971) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating local beauty, Jacy, while Sonny is having an affair with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Timothy Bottoms  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Cybill Shepherd  •  Ben Johnson

The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Jan 1996

A computer programmer decides to become a thief. And when he starts making waves an insurance investigator hounds him. He also meets a woman who becomes his accomplice.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bud Yorkin
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Warren Oates  •  Jill Clayburgh

They call me MISTER Tibbs (1970) RT 60% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jan 2001

A police detective's investigation of a prostitute's murder points to his best friend.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Martin Landau  •  Barbara McNair  •  Anthony Zerbe

What's Up, Doc? (1972) RT 90% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2003

The accidental mix-up of four identical plaid overnight bags leads to a series of increasingly wild and wacky situations.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Kenneth Mars




At Long Last Love (1975) RT 17% / Audience 42%

Four socialites unexpectedly clash: heiress Brooke Carter runs into gambler Johnny Spanish at the race track while playboy Michael O. Pritchard nearly runs into stage star ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Cybill Shepherd  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Duilio Del Prete  •  Madeline Kahn

Up the Creek (1984) RT Audience 61%

Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob, Irwing, Gonzer and Max are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Jennifer Runyon  •  Stephen Furst  •  Dan Monahan

Skyjacked (1972) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Jun 2007

A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Yvette Mimieux  •  James Brolin  •  Claude Akins

A Guide for the Married Woman (1978)

A seriocomic look at the life of Julie Walker. Bored with her marriage, and encouraged by her friends, she contemplates an affair. Fantasy and reality mix often, leading to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hy Averback
CAST:  Cybill Shepherd  •  Charles Frank  •  John Hillerman  •  Elaine Joyce

Assault and Matrimony (1987)

DVD release: Aug 1990

Silvia and Edgar have been married for a long time, but can't stand each other now. But a divorce would mean having to sell their dream house, which both of them want to keep. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Jill Eikenberry  •  John Hillerman  •  Michelle Phillips  •  Michael Tucker

The Naked Ape (1973) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Somewhat based on Desmond Morris's fascinating book of pop anthropology, this partially animated satirical docudrama produced by Playboy Magazine publisher Hugh Hefner, traces ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Donald Driver
CAST:  Johnny Crawford  •  Victoria Principal  •  Norm Grabowski  •  Robert Ito

Marathon (1980)

A middle aged man spends his free time running. Especially since his wife spends more of her time on her work. He later meets another runner, a younger woman who inspires to ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Jackie Cooper
CAST:  Bob Newhart  •  Herb Edelman  •  Richard Gautier  •  Anita Gillette

The Nickel Ride (1975) RT Audience 64%

A world-weary crime boss is losing his grip on his organization.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Jason Miller  •  Linda Haynes  •  Victor French  •  John Hillerman

The Law (1974)

An examination of the workings of a big city's legal system as seen through the eyes of people involved in a sensational murder trial.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Judd Hirsch  •  John Beck  •  Bonnie Franklin  •  Barbara Baxley