Search results for "Lane Smith"

Network (1976)

A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  William Holden  •  Peter Finch  •  Robert Duvall

Air America (1990)

Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Nancy Travis  •  Ken Jenkins

Blue Collar (1978) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Fed up with mistreatment at the hands of both management and union brass, and coupled with financial hardships on each man's end, three auto assembly line workers hatch a plan ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Ed Begley, Jr.

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)

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

My Cousin Vinny (1992) RT 85% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Mitchell Whitfield

Red Dawn (1984) RT 53% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2001

It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Lea Thompson  •  Darren Dalton

The Distinguished Gentleman (1992) RT 13% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Nov 1999

A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Lane Smith  •  Sheryl Lee Ralph  •  Joe Don Baker

The Final Days (1989) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Mar 1996

The Final Days concerns itself with the final months of the Richard Nixon presidency.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Lane Smith  •  Richard Kiley  •  David Ogden Stiers  •  Ed Flanders

The Scout (1994) RT 22% / Audience 21%

DVD release: Oct 2001

When his star recruit botches a Major League Baseball debut, humiliated talent scout Al Percolo (Albert Brooks) gets banished to rural Mexico, where he finds a potential gold ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Albert Brooks  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Anne Twomey

Frances (1982) RT 67% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2000

The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Graeme Clifford
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Kim Stanley  •  Sam Shepard  •  Bart Burns

The Mighty Ducks (1992) RT 15% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2000

After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Joss Ackland  •  Lane Smith  •  Heidi Kling

Rooster Cogburn (1975) RT 50% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 1998

After a band of drunken thugs overruns a small Indian Nation town, killing Minister Goodnight and raping the women folk, Eula Goodnight enlists the aid of Marshal Cogburn to ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Stuart Millar
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Anthony Zerbe  •  Richard Jordan

Something About Amelia (1984)

The movie follows the Bennett family after Amelia tells her school counselor that her father has sexually abused her.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Randa Haines
CAST:  Ted Danson  •  Glenn Close  •  Olivia Cole  •  Roxana Zal

Son in Law (1993)

Country girl Rebecca has spent most of her life on a farm in South Dakota, and, when she goes away to college in Los Angeles, Rebecca immediately feels out of place in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steve Rash
CAST:  Pauly Shore  •  Carla Gugino  •  Lane Smith  •  Tiffani Thiessen

Man on a Swing (1974)

DVD release: Sep 2012

A small-town police chief investigating a murder is offered help by a self-described psychic. However, when the chief discovers that the "psychic" is in possession of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Cliff Robertson  •  Joel Grey  •  Dorothy Tristan  •  Elizabeth Wilson

Purple Hearts (1984) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A Navy surgeon and a nurse fall in love while serving in Vietnam during the war. Their affection for one another provides a striking contrast to the violence of warfare.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Ken Wahl  •  Cheryl Ladd  •  Helen McNeely  •  Stephen Lee

Bridge Across Time (1985) RT Audience 100%

London Bridge, London, England, 1888: Jack the Ripper dies in the Thames river. London Bridge, Lake Havasu, Arizona, 1985: the last original stone used to rebuild London ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  E.W. Swackhamer
CAST:  David Hasselhoff  •  Stepfanie Kramer  •  Adrienne Barbeau  •  Clu Gulager

Native Son (1986) RT 56% / Audience 31%

In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerrold Freedman
CAST:  Victor Love  •  Matt Dillon  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Geraldine Page

On the Yard (1978)

Chilly (Waites) is "top con" on the yard, a title that gives him absolute power. Power to make the rules. Power to kill. When a young con (Heard) confronts Chilly's power, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raphael D. Silver
CAST:  John Heard  •  Thomas G. Waites  •  Mike Kellin  •  Richard Bright