Search results for "Jonathan Kaplan"


Brokedown Palace (1999) RT 31% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Best friends Alice and Darlene take a trip to Thailand after graduating high school. In Thailand, they meet a captivating Australian man, who calls himself Nick Parks. Darlene ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Claire Danes  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Bill Pullman  •  Jacqueline Kim

Heart Like a Wheel (1983) RT 100% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Shirley Muldowney is determined to be a top-fuel drag racer, although no woman has ever raced them before. Despite the high risks of this kind of racing and the burden it ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Bonnie Bedelia  •  Beau Bridges  •  Leo Rossi  •  Hoyt Axton

The Accused (1988) RT 95% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 2002

After a young woman suffers a brutal rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Kelly McGillis  •  Jodie Foster  •  Bernie Coulson  •  Leo Rossi

Truck Turner (1974) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Isaac Hayes  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Alan Weeks  •  Annazette Chase

Bad Girls (1994) RT 9% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Four former harlots try to leave the wild west (Colorado, to be exact) and head north to make a better life for themselves. Unfortunately someone from Cody's past won't let it ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Madeleine Stowe  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Drew Barrymore

Over the Edge (1979) RT 89% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2005

The music of Cheap Trick, The Cars, and The Ramones highlights this realistic tale of alienated suburban youth on the rampage. Dillon makes his screen debut in this updated, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Vincent Spano  •  Andy Romano  •  Ellen Geer

Project X (1987) RT 78% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A young inductee into the military is given the task of looking after some chimpanzees used in the mysterious "Project X". Getting to know the chimps fairly well, he begins to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Helen Hunt  •  Willie  •  William Sadler

Love Field (1992) RT 36% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Dallas housewife Lurene Hallett's life revolves around the doings of Jacqueline Kennedy. She is devastated when President Kennedy is shot a few hours after she sees him arrive ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Dennis Haysbert  •  Brian Kerwin  •  Beth Grant

Girls of the White Orchid (1983)

In Los Angeles, naive and lonely waitress and aspirant singer Carol finds an advertisement for a job opportunity in Tokyo. Traveling to Japan to work at the White Orchid ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Ann Jillian  •  Thomas Byrd  •  Mako Iwamatsu

The Gentleman Bandit (1981)

Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano, who was accused of several armed robberies in the late Seventies.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Ralph Waite  •  Jerry Zaks  •  Julie Bovasso  •  Joe Grifasi




The Slams (1973) RT Audience 17%

Rival prison factions surround a Los Angeles convict (Jim Brown) who has $1.5 million stashed on the outside.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Jim Brown  •  Judy Pace  •  Roland Bob Harris  •  Paul Harris

Mr. Billion (1977)

A fortuneless auto mechanic inherits a billion dollar financial empire when his uncle dies. However, there is one stipulation. In order to claim his fortune he must arrive in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Terence Hill  •  Valerie Perrine  •  Jackie Gleason  •  Slim Pickens

Night Call Nurses (1972)

DVD release: Mar 2003

The sweet and perky Barbara, the sunny Janis, and the responsible Sandra are a trio of young and attractive nurses who work in the psych ward at a hospital. The threesome ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Patty Byrne  •  Alana Stewart  •  Mittie Lawrence  •  Clint Kimbrough

The Student Teachers (1973)

Sexy student teachers at Valley High School give private lessons while being terrorized by a mad rapist  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Susan Damante  •  Brooke Mills  •  Brenda Sutton  •  Johnny Ray McGhee

Immediate Family (1989) RT 60% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  James Woods  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Kevin Dillon

The Hustler of Muscle Beach (1980)

A slick promoter in the bodybuilding subculture of Venice Beach, California, finds what he considers a diamond in the rough: a dedicated but somewhat mentally challenged young ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Joe Santos  •  Kay Lenz  •  Jeanette Nolan  •  Jack Carter

Reform School Girl (1994) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Donna is sent to a reform school to take the fall for bad boy Vince. Inside, she makes friends and learns about herself.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Aimee Graham  •  Teresa DiSpina  •  Matt LeBlanc  •  Carolyn Seymour