Search results for "Peter Boyle"


Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Aug 2006

After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Sally Field  •  Telly Savalas  •  Peter Boyle

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)

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

Dr. Dolittle (1998) RT 43% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Aug 1999

A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Ossie Davis  •  Oliver Platt  •  Peter Boyle

F.I.S.T (1978)

Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Rod Steiger  •  Peter Boyle  •  Melinda Dillon

Hammett (1982) RT 80% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2005

"This is an entirely imaginary story about the writer Dashiell Hammett, who... in the words of one of his most gifted contemporaries... helped get murder out of the vicar's ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Frederic Forrest  •  Peter Boyle  •  Marilu Henner  •  Roy Kinnear

Hardcore (1979) RT 85% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Peter Boyle  •  Season Hubley  •  Dick Sargent

Honeymoon in Vegas (1992) RT 60% / Audience 35%

DVD release: May 2001

On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  James Caan  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Peter Boyle

In God We Tru$t (1980)

A naive monk, named Brother Ambrose (Marty Feldman), is sent by the abbot on a mission to raise $5,000 in order to save their monastery from closing. He goes to Hollywood ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Marty Feldman
CAST:  Marty Feldman  •  Peter Boyle  •  Louise Lasser  •  Richard Pryor

In the Line of Duty: Street War (1992) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: May 2002

In this gritty cops-and-crooks drama, two detectives hunt a gang leader suspected of murdering a New York cop. The detectives enlist the help of the dead cop's partner, who is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Dick Lowry
CAST:  Peter Boyle  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Michael Boatman

Malcolm X (1992)

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Angela Bassett  •  Albert Hall  •  Al Freeman, Jr.




Monster's Ball (2001) RT 85% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Heath Ledger  •  Sean Combs

Outland (1981) RT 58% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Thriller about an honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, who is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Peter Boyle  •  Frances Sternhagen  •  James Sikking

Red Heat (1988) RT 62% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Walter Hill
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  James Belushi  •  Ed O'Ross  •  Peter Boyle

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) RT 21% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Sep 2004

When Mystery, Inc. are guests of honor at the grand opening of the Coolsville Museum of Criminology, a masked villain shows up and creates havoc before stealing the costumes ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Freddie Prinze, Jr.  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Matthew Lillard  •  Linda Cardellini

Species II (1998) RT 9% / Audience 18%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Having just returned from a mission to Mars, Commander Ross isn't exactly himself. He's slowly becoming a terrifying alien entity with one goal -- to procreate with human ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  Michael Madsen  •  Natasha Henstridge  •  Marg Helgenberger  •  Mykelti Williamson

Speed Zone (1989) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Dec 1990

An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jim Drake
CAST:  John Candy  •  Donna Dixon  •  Matt Frewer  •  Joe Flaherty

Swashbuckler (1976) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jan 1999

A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  James Earl Jones  •  Peter Boyle  •  Geneviève Bujold

Taxi Driver (1976) RT 99% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 1999

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Cybill Shepherd  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Jodie Foster

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002) RT 5% / Audience 17%

DVD release: Dec 2002

The year is 2087, the setting is the moon. Pluto Nash, the high-flying successful owner of the hottest nightclub in the universe, finds himself in trouble when he refuses to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Randy Quaid  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Joe Pantoliano

The Candidate (1972) RT 95% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 1997

Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Peter Boyle  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Don Porter