Search results for "John McTiernan"


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The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Rene Russo  •  Denis Leary  •  Ben Gazzara

Die Hard (1988) RT 92% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 1999

NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Alan Rickman  •  Reginald VelJohnson  •  Bonnie Bedelia

Basic (2003)

A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Connie Nielsen  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Giovanni Ribisi

Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)

New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Graham Greene

Last Action Hero (1993) RT 37% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Austin O'Brien  •  Charles Dance  •  F. Murray Abraham

Predator (1987)

Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Carl Weathers  •  Elpidia Carrillo  •  Bill Duke

Rollerball (2002) RT 3% / Audience 14%

DVD release: Jan 2006

In this fast action-packed thriller, Jonathan, Marcus, and Aurora compete in a dangerous, fierce sport called Rollerball. Although, Johnathan and Marcus try to quit, cruel and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Chris Klein  •  LL Cool J  •  Rebecca Romijn  •  Naveen Andrews

The 13th Warrior (1999) RT 33% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2002

A Muslim ambassador exiled from his homeland, Ahmad ibn Fadlan finds himself in the company of Vikings. While the behavior of the Norsemen initially offends ibn Fadlan, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • History
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Vladimir Kulich  •  Dennis Storhøi  •  Daniel Southern

The Hunt for Red October (1990) RT 86% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 1998

A new, technologically-superior Soviet sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Scott Glenn  •  Sam Neill

Medicine Man (1992) RT 20% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 1999

An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Lorraine Bracco  •  José Wilker  •  Rodolfo De Alexandre




Nomads (1986) RT 13% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Apr 2002

French anthropologist Jean-Charles Pommier and his wife have come to LA so he can take up a position as lecturer. To his surprise he encounters a group of urban nomads. As he ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Adam Ant

Iron and Beyond (2002)

This short documentary explores just how the film Pumping Iron revolutionized the fitness industry and created an international icon in Arnold Schwarzenegger. It also touches ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Dave McVeigh  •  Scott McVeigh
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  John Milius  •  James Cameron

If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of 'Predator' (2001)

A behind-the-scenes look at the 1987 sci-fi/action film that has since become one of the modern classics, about a team of special forces soldiers who find themselves being ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Schwarz
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Craig R. Baxley  •  Shane Black  •  Elpidia Carrillo

80’s Blockbusters: When Hollywood Played Tough (2017)

Who has never watched Rocky or Terminator? In the 80s and early 90s, action films were big hits, and we all remember famous scenes and lines. Industry players and experts, ...  (more)

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CAST:  Joël Augros  •  Régis Brochier  •  Dolph Lundgren  •  John McTiernan

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