Search results for "Morgan Freeman"


The Shawshank Redemption (1994) RT 91% / Audience 98%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Bob Gunton  •  William Sadler

Invictus (2009) RT 76% / Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2010

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Tony Kgoroge  •  Patrick Mofokeng  •  Matt Stern

The Dark Knight (2008) RT 94% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Dec 2008

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Heath Ledger  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Michael Caine

Outbreak (1995)

A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Rene Russo  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Kevin Spacey

Now You See Me (2013) RT 49% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2013

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Louis Leterrier
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Isla Fisher

Amistad (1997) RT 76% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 1999

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Djimon Hounsou  •  Morgan Freeman

An Unfinished Life (2005) RT 53% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Stoic and heartbroken, Einar Gilkyson quietly lives in the rugged Wyoming ranchlands alongside his only trusted friend, Mitch Bradley. Then, suddenly, the woman he blames for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Becca Gardner

Batman Begins (2005) RT 84% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Michael Caine  •  Liam Neeson  •  Katie Holmes

Bruce Almighty (2003) RT 48% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Bruce Nolan toils as a "human interest" television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y. Despite his high ratings and the love of his beautiful girlfriend, Grace, Bruce remains ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Philip Baker Hall  •  Catherine Bell

Chain Reaction (1996) RT 16% / Audience 27%

DVD release: May 2001

Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Fred Ward




Deep Impact (1998) RT 48% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Dec 1998

A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mimi Leder
CAST:  Robert Duvall  •  Téa Leoni  •  Elijah Wood  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Dreamcatcher (2003) RT 30% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Thomas Jane  •  Jason Lee  •  Damian Lewis

Driving Miss Daisy (1989) RT 82% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 1997

The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her black chauffeur Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Patti LuPone

Edison (2005)

Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes a shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  David J. Burke
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Justin Timberlake  •  LL Cool J

Evan Almighty (2007) RT 23% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Oct 2007

God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Lauren Graham  •  John Goodman  •  Jimmy Bennett

Glory (1989) RT 93% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.  (more)

GENRES: War
DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Denzel Washington  •  Cary Elwes  •  Morgan Freeman

Kiss the Girls (1997) RT 29% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Ashley Judd  •  Cary Elwes  •  Alex McArthur

Lean on Me (1989) RT 69% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 1998

When principal Joe Clark takes over decaying Eastside High School, he's faced with students wearing gang colors and graffiti-covered walls. Determined to do anything he must ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Beverly Todd  •  Robert Guillaume  •  Ethan Phillips

Lucky Number Slevin (2006) RT 51% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2006

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Bruce Willis  •  Lucy Liu  •  Morgan Freeman

March of the Penguins (2005) RT 94% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Every year, thousands of Antarctica's emperor penguins make an astonishing journey to breed their young. They walk, marching day and night in single file 70 miles into the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family
DIRECTION:  Luc Jacquet  •  Jérôme Maison
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Charles Berling  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Jules Sitruk