Search results for "Kurt Russell"


The Thing (1982) RT 80% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Wilford Brimley  •  T. K. Carter  •  David Clennon

Forrest Gump (1994) RT 72% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events—in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Sally Field  •  Robin Wright  •  Mykelti Williamson

Big Trouble in Little China (1986) RT 82% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2001

When trucker Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi, to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Kim Cattrall  •  James Hong  •  Dennis Dun

Vanilla Sky (2001) RT 42% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2002

David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Kurt Russell

Breakdown (1997) RT 80% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Dec 1998

When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Mostow
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  J. T. Walsh  •  Kathleen Quinlan  •  M. C. Gainey

Dark Blue (2002) RT 58% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Scott Speedman  •  Michael Michele  •  Brendan Gleeson

Dreamer (2005) RT Audience 100%

Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  John Gatins
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Elisabeth Shue

Elvis (1979) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Shelley Winters  •  Bing Russell  •  Robert Grayson

John Carpenter's Escape from L.A. (1996) RT 53% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Dec 1998

This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Stacy Keach  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Peter Fonda

Escape from New York (1981) RT 85% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2000

In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Lee Van Cleef  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Donald Pleasence




Executive Decision (1996) RT 63% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Baird
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Steven Seagal  •  Halle Berry  •  John Leguizamo

Follow Me, Boys! (1966) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Vera Miles  •  Lillian Gish  •  Charles Ruggles

Grindhouse (2007) RT 83% / Audience 87%

Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Edgar Wright  •  Robert Rodriguez  •  Eli Roth  •  Jason Eisener  •  Rob Zombie
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Zoë Bell  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Vanessa Ferlito

Interstate 60 (2002) RT 80% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2003

An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Bob Gale
CAST:  James Marsden  •  Gary Oldman  •  Amy Smart  •  Christopher Lloyd

Miracle (2004) RT 80% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2004

In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, put a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Gavin O'Connor
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Sean McCann

Overboard (1987) RT 50% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Kurt Russell  •  Edward Herrmann  •  Katherine Helmond

Poseidon (2006) RT 33% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Josh Lucas  •  Jacinda Barrett

Silkwood (1983) RT 75% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Kurt Russell  •  Cher  •  Craig T. Nelson

Sky High (2005) RT 73% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Mike Mitchell
CAST:  Michael Angarano  •  Kurt Russell  •  Kelly Preston  •  Danielle Panabaker

Soldier (1998) RT 10% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Sergeant Todd is a veteran soldier for an elite group of the armed forces. After being defeated by a new breed of genetically engineered soldiers, he is dumped on a waste ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • War
DIRECTION:  Paul W.S. Anderson
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Jason Scott Lee  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Connie Nielsen