Search results for "Karen Black"


Airport 1975 (1974) RT 29% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Apr 1998

"Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jack Smight
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Karen Black  •  George Kennedy  •  Gloria Swanson

Burnt Offerings (1976) RT 33% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Aug 2003

A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Dan Curtis
CAST:  Karen Black  •  Oliver Reed  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Bette Davis

Capricorn One (1977) RT 61% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Mar 2000

In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  James Brolin  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Sam Waterston

Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996)

Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Greg Spence
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Jamie Renée Smith  •  Karen Black  •  Mark Salling

Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)

The Disciples of James Dean meet up on the anniversary of his death and mull over their lives in the present and in flashback, revealing the truth behind their complicated lives.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Cher  •  Sandy Dennis  •  Karen Black  •  Sudie Bond

Conceiving Ada (1999) RT 82% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Emmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves. She manages to reach the world of Ada Lovelace, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lynn Hershman-Leeson
CAST:  Tilda Swinton  •  Francesca Faridany  •  Timothy Leary  •  Karen Black

Easy Rider (1969) RT 89% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 1999

A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Dennis Hopper
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Antonio Mendoza  •  Phil Spector

Family Plot (1976) RT 95% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Lighthearted suspense film about a phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend who encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Barbara Harris  •  Bruce Dern  •  Karen Black  •  William Devane

Five Easy Pieces (1970) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Karen Black  •  Billy Green Bush  •  Fannie Flagg

Gypsy 83 (2001) RT 54% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Two young misfits head for New York City to celebrate their idol and muse, Stevie Nicks, at The Night of 1,000 Stevies. Along the road, in order for them to escape their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Todd Stephens
CAST:  Sara Rue  •  Kett Turton  •  Karen Black  •  John Doe




House of 1000 Corpses (2003) RT 19% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Rob Zombie
CAST:  Tom Towles  •  Sid Haig  •  Bill Moseley  •  Sheri Moon Zombie

Nashville (1975)

This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  David Arkin  •  Barbara Baxley  •  Ned Beatty  •  Karen Black

Rubin & Ed (1991)

Reclusive Rubin Farr teams up with vocal but unsuccessful multi-level salesman Ed Tuttle on a quest to bury Rubin's dead cat in the "perfect spot." Their trip takes them ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Trent Harris
CAST:  Crispin Glover  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Karen Black  •  Michael Greene

Teknolust (2002) RT 30% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Anxious to use artificial life to improve the world, Rosetta Stone, a bio-geneticist creates a Recipe for Cyborgs and uses her own DNA in order to breed three Self Replicating ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lynn Hershman-Leeson
CAST:  Tilda Swinton  •  Jeremy Davies  •  James Urbaniak  •  Karen Black

The Double 0 Kid (1992) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Jan 1992

Lance, a teenager, dreams to be a secret agent when he is suddenly in the middle of an hacker intrigue which aims at an international environmental congress. Lance gets in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Dee McLachlan
CAST:  Corey Haim  •  Brigitte Nielsen  •  Wallace Shawn  •  Nicole Eggert

The Player (1992) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 1997

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Trilogy of Terror (1975) RT 90% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Three bizarre horror stories ending with the story of an African doll out for blood.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Dan Curtis
CAST:  Karen Black  •  Robert Burton  •  John Karlen  •  George Gaynes

Dark Blood (2012) RT 80% / Audience 67%

Filmed in 1993 but never completed due to River Phoenix's death, Dark Blood tells the story of Boy, a young widower living on a nuclear testing site in the desert. Boy is ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Sluizer
CAST:  River Phoenix  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Judy Davis  •  T. Dan Hopkins

You're a Big Boy Now (1966) RT 80% / Audience 53%

Bernard Chanticleer's father gives him two simple words of advice: "Grow up." Bernard knows that his first step is to find a girl who's "willing," but he passes up a sure ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Elizabeth Hartman  •  Geraldine Page  •  Rip Torn  •  Michael Dunn