Search results for "Michael Byrne"


Braveheart (1995) RT 78% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Mel Gibson
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Patrick McGoohan

A Bridge Too Far (1977) RT 73% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2001

A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

Beyond the Sea (2004) RT 42% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Based on the life and career of legendary entertainer, Bobby Darin, the biopic moves back and forth between his childhood and adulthood, to tell the tale of his remarkable ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Kevin Spacey
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Kate Bosworth  •  John Goodman  •  Bob Hoskins

Buster (1988) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Buster is a small time crook who pulls a big time job. When he finds that the police will not let the case drop, he goes into hiding and can't contact his wife and child. He ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Green
CAST:  Phil Collins  •  Julie Walters  •  Larry Lamb  •  Ralph Brown

Gangs of New York (2002) RT 75% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2003

It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Liam Neeson

Proof of Life (2000) RT 40% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Russell Crowe  •  David Morse  •  Pamela Reed

The Omen (1976) RT 86% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Lee Remick  •  David Warner  •  Billie Whitelaw

The Saint (1997) RT 29% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Ivan Tretiak, Russian Mafia boss who wants to create an oil crisis in Moscow and seize power as a result sends Simon Templar, great international criminal, to England to get a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Rade Serbedzija  •  Henry Goodman

The Scarlet and the Black (1983) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Kenneth Colley  •  Barbara Bouchet

The Sum of All Fears (2002) RT 59% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Oct 2002

When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phil Alden Robinson
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Morgan Freeman  •  James Cromwell  •  Ken Jenkins




Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) RT 57% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 1998

A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world’s superpowers against each other. Now 007 must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Michelle Yeoh  •  Teri Hatcher

Force 10 from Navarone (1978) RT 64% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Robert Shaw  •  Barbara Bach  •  Edward Fox

The Musketeer (2001) RT 11% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Feb 2002

In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Mena Suvari  •  Stephen Rea  •  Tim Roth

Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972) RT Audience 85%

1547, King Henry VIII's life has taken a turn for the worse and he is forced to look back over his life and the many loves which had brought him his three children, only one ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Waris Hussein
CAST:  Keith Michell  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Jane Asher

The Medusa Touch (1978) RT Audience 73%

"I have a gift for disaster," says John Morlar (Ricard Burton). Morlar is cursed with a unique telekinesis power that only seems to cause disaster.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jack Gold
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Lino Ventura  •  Lee Remick  •  Harry Andrews

The Return of the Dancing Master (2004)

Stefan Lindman is a police officer in Boros, Sweden. When his mentor and retired former partner Herbert Molin is brutally murdered in the remote town of Sveg, Lindman travels ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Urs Egger
CAST:  Tobias Moretti  •  Veronica Ferres  •  Maximilian Schell  •  Matthew Marsh

Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei (1999)

A movie about a Brazilian entrepreneur who rivalled American's richest man at his time, well-known Rockfeller. Irineu Evangelista de Souza in 1867 had $155.000 contos de reis, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Sergio Rezende
CAST:  Paulo Betti  •  Malu Mader  •  Othon Bastos  •  Michael Byrne

Outpost Black Sun (2012)

A pair of investigators team up with a Special Forces Unit to venture deep inside a war raging between the military and a massive army of Nazi Zombie Stormtroopers. Their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror
DIRECTION:  Steve Barker
CAST:  Catherine Steadman  •  Richard Coyle  •  Ali Craig  •  Nick Nevern

The Even Chance (1998)

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Dorian Healy  •  Michael Byrne

Diana (2013)

During the last two years of her life, Princess Diana (Naomi Watts) campaigns against the use of land mines and has a secret love affair with a Pakistani heart surgeon (Naveen ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Oliver Hirschbiegel
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Naveen Andrews  •  Charles Edwards  •  Douglas Hodge