Search results for "Karen Allen"


Scrooged (1988) RT 68% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 1999

In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Karen Allen  •  John Glover  •  John Forsythe

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Karen Allen  •  Paul Freeman  •  Ronald Lacey

A Small Circle of Friends (1980) RT Audience 31%

DVD release: Aug 2004

In the late 1960s, three Harvard students Jessica (Karen Allen), Leo (Brad Davis) and Nick (Jameson Parker) grow close as they undergo personal changes, but their friendship ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Brad Davis  •  Karen Allen  •  Jameson Parker  •  Shelley Long

Challenger (1990) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2006

A profile of the astronauts, crew, and civilians who were involved in the January 28, 1986 flight of the spaceship, Challenger, that resulted in its explosion upon takeoff. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Karen Allen  •  Barry Bostwick  •  Julie Fulton  •  Richard Jenkins

Cruising (1980) RT 50% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2007

A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York's S/M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Karen Allen  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Richard Cox

Ghost in the Machine (1993) RT 13% / Audience 22%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Karl, a technician in a computer shop, is also the "Address Book Killer," who obtains the names of his victims from stolen address books. Terry and her son Josh come into the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rachel Talalay
CAST:  Karen Allen  •  Chris Mulkey  •  Rick Ducommun  •  Jessica Walter

In the Bedroom (2001) RT 93% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Todd Field
CAST:  Tom Wilkinson  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Nick Stahl  •  Marisa Tomei

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) RT 77% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Oct 2008

Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Ray Winstone

Malcolm X (1992)

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Angela Bassett  •  Albert Hall  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

Manhattan (1979) RT 98% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jul 2000

The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Michael Murphy  •  Mariel Hemingway




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

Starman (1984) RT 81% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2001

An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Karen Allen  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Richard Jaeckel

The Perfect Storm (2000) RT 47% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2000

In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Diane Lane  •  John C. Reilly

The Sandlot (1993) RT 58% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  David M. Evans
CAST:  Tom Guiry  •  Mike Vitar  •  James Earl Jones  •  Patrick Renna

When Will I Be Loved (2004) RT 32% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Feeling undervalued by her boyfriend, a young woman begins to explore her sexuality with other people.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Toback
CAST:  Neve Campbell  •  Frederick Weller  •  James Toback  •  Alex Feldman

King of the Hill (1993)

Based on the Depression-era bildungsroman memoir of writer A. E. Hotchner, the film follows the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St. Louis after ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Jesse Bradford  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Lisa Eichhorn  •  Karen Allen

White Irish Drinkers (2011) RT 44% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A coming of age story set in 1975 working-class Brooklyn, in which two teenage brothers living with their abusive father and their well-meaning but ineffective mother are ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Gray
CAST:  Nick Thurston  •  Geoffrey Wigdor  •  Karen Allen  •  Stephen Lang

World Traveler (2002) RT 34% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Jan 2003

After hitting the road a man encounters characters that make him realize the importance of family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Billy Crudup  •  Cleavant Derricks  •  Liane Balaban

The Making of Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

One of the first 'Making of...' movies to become a hit in its own right.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Phillip Schuman
CAST:  Scott Beach  •  Steven Spielberg  •  George Lucas  •  Frank Marshall