Search results for "John Vernon"

La Cenerentola (1983)

La Cenerentola is Gioachino Rossini's version of the popular Cinderella story, an exciting mixture of comedy, pathos, coloratura fireworks and masquerade. This Glyndebourne ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Vernon  •  John Cox
CAST:  Kathleen Kuhlmann  •  Marta Taddei  •  Laura Zannini  •  Claudio Desderi

The Nutcracker (1985) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Sir Peter Wright’s 1984 version of The Nutcracker for The Royal Ballet, still performed by the Company, stays close to Hoffmann’s original tale. It emphasises Drosselmeyer’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Vernon
CAST:  Lesley Collier  •  Anthony Dowell  •  Michael Coleman  •  Julie Rose

Dirty Harry (1971) RT 95% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1997

When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Andrew Robinson  •  John Vernon  •  Reni Santoni

Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Finkleman
CAST:  Robert Hays  •  Julie Hagerty  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Chad Everett

Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003)

A new vigilante, Batwoman, is wreaking havoc in Gotham City. The dynamic duo must discover her true identity.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Curt Geda  •  Tim Maltby
CAST:  Kevin Conroy  •  Tara Strong  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  Kyra Sedgwick

Brannigan (1975) RT 17% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Douglas Hickox
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Judy Geeson  •  Mel Ferrer

Charley Varrick (1973) RT 86% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Charley Varrick robs a bank in a small town with his friends. Instead of obtaining a small amount of money they discover they stole a very large amount of money belonging to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Joe Don Baker  •  Felicia Farr  •  Andrew Robinson

Ernest Goes to Camp (1987) RT 62% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Ernest, a lovable loser who works as a summer camp handyman and dreams of becoming a guidance councilor, must find a way to inspire a group of juvenile delinquents while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John R. Cherry III
CAST:  Jim Varney  •  Victoria Racimo  •  John Vernon  •  Gailard Sartain

Heavy Metal (1981) RT 57% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 1999

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Fantasy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Gerald Potterton
CAST:  Rodger Bumpass  •  Jackie Burroughs  •  Joe Flaherty  •  Harold Ramis

Herbie Goes Bananas (1980) RT 40% / Audience 37%

DVD release: May 2004

The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Vincent McEveety
CAST:  Cloris Leachman  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Stephen W. Burns  •  Elyssa Davalos

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) RT 63% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Bernie Casey  •  Ja'net Du Bois  •  Isaac Hayes

Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988) RT 71% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Stephen Chiodo
CAST:  Grant Cramer  •  Suzanne Snyder  •  John Allen Nelson  •  John Vernon

National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Feb 1998

At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  John Belushi  •  Tim Matheson  •  John Vernon  •  Tom Hulce

Point Blank (1967) RT 97% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2005

After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Angie Dickinson  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Carroll O'Connor

Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969) RT 91% / Audience 45%

Based on true events that happened in Banning,California, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy, a Native ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Abraham Polonsky
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Katharine Ross  •  Robert Blake  •  Susan Clark

The Black Windmill (1974) RT Audience 34%

A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Delphine Seyrig  •  Clive Revill

The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) RT 95% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Mar 1999

After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Chief Dan George  •  Sondra Locke  •  Bill McKinney

Topaz (1969) RT 64% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Frederick Stafford  •  Dany Robin  •  Claude Jade  •  Michel Subor

A Special Day (1977)

The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ettore Scola
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  John Vernon  •  Françoise Berd

Malicious (1995) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2007

A mystery woman turns vengeful after a college athlete dumps her following a one-night stand.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ian Corson
CAST:  Molly Ringwald  •  John Vernon  •  Patrick McGaw  •  Mimi Kuzyk