Search results for "Leo Burmester"


A Perfect World (1993) RT 81% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2002

A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Clint Eastwood  •  Laura Dern  •  T.J. Lowther

Big Business (1988) RT 36% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2002

In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Fred Ward  •  Edward Herrmann

Broadcast News (1987) RT 98% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Albert Brooks  •  Holly Hunter  •  Robert Prosky

Lone Star (1996)

When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Chris Cooper  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Elizabeth Peña  •  Kris Kristofferson

Passion Fish (1992) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Mary McDonnell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Lenore Banks  •  Angela Bassett

The Abyss (1989) RT 89% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Nov 2000

A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Michael Biehn  •  Leo Burmester

Truman (1995) RT 88% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Pierson
CAST:  Gary Sinise  •  Diana Scarwid  •  Richard A. Dysart  •  Colm Feore

The Devil's Advocate (1997) RT 67% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 1998

A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Al Pacino  •  Charlize Theron  •  Jeffrey Jones

Innocent Blood (1992) RT 41% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 1999

A beautiful vampire turns a crime lord into a creature of the night.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Anne Parillaud  •  David Proval  •  Rocco Sisto  •  Chazz Palminteri

City by the Sea (2002) RT 48% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A man struggling to come to terms with the sins of his father makes the terrible discovery that his own son has fallen into a life of crime in a drama based on a true story. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  James Franco  •  Frances McDormand  •  Eliza Dushku




The House of God (1984)

Comedy about a couple of interns in a hospital named 'The House of God'.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Donald Wrye
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Charles Haid  •  Michael Sacks  •  Lisa Pelikan

Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (1999)

A group of high school friends starts a rock band during the 1950's.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Robe
CAST:  Bonnie Somerville  •  Brad Hawkins  •  Kathy Baker  •  Frank Whaley

Mistrial (1996) RT Audience 7%

DVD release: Aug 2005

When a cop-killer goes free, a detective's search for personal justice veers dangerously out of control. Declaring a mistrial, he takes the accused, the judge and the jury ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Heywood Gould
CAST:  Bill Pullman  •  Robert Loggia  •  Blair Underwood  •  Leo Burmester

Hamlet (1990)

A Danish prince and university student avenges his father's murder by his uncle, who stole the crown and married his mother.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kevin Kline
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Diane Venora  •  Brian Murray  •  Dana Ivey

America Brown (2005) RT 80% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2005

A coming-of-age drama that centers on a young quarterback from West Texas, a priest in New York, and the two women in their lives.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Black
CAST:  Ryan Kwanten  •  Hill Harper  •  Natasha Lyonne  •  Élodie Bouchez

Speed of Life (1999) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Drew (Scott Caan) must care for his father, a former professor who can now barely communicate due to Alzheimer. Depressed and struggling to make ends meet, an old buddy tries ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Rob Schmidt
CAST:  Scott Caan  •  Leo Burmester  •  Mia Kirshner  •  Anthony Ruivivar

River Red (1998)

A young man is placed in the position of having to kill his drunken, abusive father to protect his younger brother. Realizing that the younger brother will get off easier, he ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Eric Drilling
CAST:  Tom Everett Scott  •  David Moscow  •  Cara Buono  •  David Lowery

The Neon Bible (1995) RT 60% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Aug 2004

While on a train, a teenage boy thinks about his life and the flamboyant aunt whose friendship acted as an emotional shield from his troubled family. This film evokes the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Terence Davies
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Jacob Tierney  •  Drake Bell  •  Denis Leary