Search results for "John Ratzenberger"


Up (2009) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2009

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Pete Docter
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Jordan Nagai  •  Bob Peterson

WALL-E (2008) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 2008

WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Ben Burtt  •  Elissa Knight  •  Jeff Garlin  •  Fred Willard

Ratatouille (2007) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2007

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Patton Oswalt  •  Lou Romano  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Ian Holm

Finding Nemo (2003) RT 99% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2013

Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Ellen DeGeneres  •  Alexander Gould  •  Willem Dafoe

Monsters, Inc. (2001) RT 96% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 2013

James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Pete Docter
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Billy Crystal  •  Mary Gibbs  •  Steve Buscemi

The Incredibles (2004) RT 97% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Craig T. Nelson  •  Holly Hunter  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jason Lee

Brave (2012) RT 78% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2012

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Mark Andrews
CAST:  Kelly Macdonald  •  Julie Walters  •  Billy Connolly  •  Emma Thompson

A Bridge Too Far (1977) RT 73% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2001

A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

A Bug's Life (1998) RT 92% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 1999

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Phyllis Diller

Cars (2006) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy




Combat Academy (1986)

"Police Academy"-style comedy set in a military school. Two errant high-school students are ordered by a judge to spend a year at a prestigious military academy, where one of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Neal Israel
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Keith Gordon  •  Wallace Langham  •  Dana Hill

Gandhi (1982) RT 88% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2001

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Rohini Hattangadi  •  Candice Bergen  •  Roshan Seth

Motel Hell (1980) RT 68% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Kevin Connor
CAST:  Rory Calhoun  •  Paul Linke  •  Nancy Parsons  •  Nina Axelrod

One Night Stand (1997)

In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Ming-Na Wen

Outland (1981) RT 58% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Thriller about an honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, who is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Peter Boyle  •  Frances Sternhagen  •  James Sikking

Ragtime (1981) RT 90% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Brad Dourif  •  Moses Gunn  •  Elizabeth McGovern

She's Having a Baby (1988) RT 34% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Alec Baldwin  •  William Windom

Superman (1978)

Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Margot Kidder  •  Marlon Brando  •  Gene Hackman

Superman II (1980) RT 89% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2001

Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by Gen. Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Margot Kidder  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jackie Cooper

Toy Story (1995) RT 100% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Don Rickles  •  Jim Varney