Search results for "John Milius"

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Big Wednesday (1978) RT 67% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Three 1960s California surfers fool around, drift apart and reunite years later to ride epic waves.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Jan-Michael Vincent  •  William Katt  •  Gary Busey  •  Patti D'Arbanville

Conan the Barbarian (1982) RT 70% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  James Earl Jones  •  Max von Sydow  •  Sandahl Bergman

Farewell to the King (1989) RT 55% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jun 2006

An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • War
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Nigel Havers  •  Frank McRae  •  Gerry Lopez  •  Nick Nolte

Flight of the Intruder (1991)

U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Jake Grafton and his bombardier buddy, Lt. Cmdr. Virgil Cole, are two soldiers embedded in the Vietnam War growing frustrated by the military's constraints ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Brad Johnson  •  Rosanna Arquette

Red Dawn (1984) RT 53% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2001

It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Lea Thompson  •  Darren Dalton

The Wind and the Lion (1975) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2004

At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Candice Bergen  •  Brian Keith  •  John Huston

Dillinger (1973) RT 92% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2000

The life of American public enemy number one who was shot by the police in 1934. After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Warren Oates  •  Ben Johnson  •  Michelle Phillips  •  Cloris Leachman

Motorcycle Gang (1994) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Cal and his family are driving to their new home in California and are terrorized by a motorcycle gang along the highway.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Carla Gugino  •  Jake Busey  •  Gerald McRaney  •  Dawn Cody

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmakers's Apocalypse (1991)

A chronicle of the production problems — including bad weather, actors' health, war near the filming locations, and more — which plagued the filming of Apocalypse Now, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  George Hickenlooper  •  Eleanor Coppola  •  Fax Bahr
CAST:  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Eleanor Coppola  •  John Milius  •  George Lucas

Milius (2013) RT 94% / Audience 88%

The life story of ‘Zen Anarchist’ filmmaker John Milius, one of the most influential storytellers of his generation.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Joey Figueroa  •  Zak Knutson
CAST:  John Milius  •  Steven Spielberg  •  George Lucas  •  Harrison Ford

Frazetta (2003)

A documentary on the life of painter Frank Frazetta, who revolutionized science fiction, fantasy and comic art with breathtaking realistic paintings of fantastic heroes, most ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Lance Laspina
CAST:  Frank Frazetta  •  Forrest J Ackerman  •  Bo Derek  •  Kevin Eastman

Easy Riders, Raging Bulls (2003)

A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Bowser
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  William H. Macy  •  Paul Schrader

A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope (2004)

A fascinating chronicle of the birth and rise of the radically different independent studio founded by director Francis Ford Coppola.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Robert Dalva  •  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Steven Spielberg

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

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