Search results for "Ralph Waite"


On the Nickel (1980) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Sep 1990

Sam, a recovering alcoholic, feels dissatisfied with his life of sobriety and goes back in search of the good times he enjoyed with his wino friends on "the Nickel" of Los ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Waite
CAST:  Donald Moffat  •  Ralph Waite  •  Penelope Allen  •  Hal Williams

Cliffhanger (1993)

A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  John Lithgow  •  Michael Rooker  •  Janine Turner

Cool Hand Luke (1967) RT 100% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Nov 1997

When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard's resident heavy, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  George Kennedy  •  Luke Askew  •  Morgan Woodward

Five Easy Pieces (1970) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Karen Black  •  Billy Green Bush  •  Fannie Flagg

Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)

When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  David R. Ellis
CAST:  Ralph Waite  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Sally Field  •  Michael Bell

The Magnificent Seven Ride (1972)

Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  George McCowan
CAST:  Lee Van Cleef  •  Stefanie Powers  •  Michael Callan  •  Mariette Hartley

The Bodyguard (1992) RT 32% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Apr 2006

A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Music • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Kevin Costner  •  Michele Lamar Richards  •  Ralph Waite

Silver City (2004) RT 48% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jan 2005

The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Chris Cooper  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Thora Birch  •  Danny Huston

Last Summer (1969) RT 86% / Audience 75%

During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Perry
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Richard Thomas  •  Bruce Davison  •  Catherine Burns

Trouble Man (1972) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2006

It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool, loose, elegant Mr. T to fix things. Then, the masked ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ivan Dixon
CAST:  Robert Hooks  •  William Smithers  •  Paul Winfield  •  Ralph Waite




Kid Blue (1973) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Jul 2015

Bickford Waner, an apparently naive young man from Fort Worth, arrives in the tiny Texas town of Dime Box and takes on a variety of menial jobs. He's befriended by Reese Ford ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Warren Oates  •  Peter Boyle  •  Ben Johnson

The Waltons: A Decade of the Waltons (1980)

A docudrama of the classic series. Almost like another episode of the series as a photo album presented to Grandma as a present spurs memories, presented via flashbacks from ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Philip Leacock  •  Harry Harris
CAST:  Michael Learned  •  Ralph Waite  •  Ellen Corby  •  Jon Walmsley

A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion (1993)

The fourth Waltons reunion TV movie is set in the 1960s , with John-Boy still living in New York, trying to persuade his fiancée to marry him. Meanwhile, Ben and Cindy's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Harry Harris
CAST:  Richard Thomas  •  Ralph Waite  •  Michael Learned  •  Ellen Corby

Girls on the Road (1972)

Via Amazon: "Two wild teenage girls, Debbie (Kathleen Cody) and Karen (Dianne Hull, FIFTH FLOOR, ALOHA BOBBY AND ROSE) hit the road for some freedom, boys, and unexpected ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Thomas J. Schmidt
CAST:  Dianne Hull  •  Michael Ontkean  •  Kathleen Cody  •  Ralph Waite

The Sporting Club (1971)

This exploitative melodrama is set in northern Michigan where an exclusive private hunting club is located. There some of the country's richest, most powerful men come to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Larry Peerce
CAST:  Robert Fields  •  Nicolas Coster  •  Margaret Blye  •  Jack Warden

A Lovely Way to Die (1968)

A cop quits the force after too much disappointment in the system. He becomes a bodyguard of a rich recent widow. She is on trial for her husband's murder. He decides to help ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  David Lowell Rich
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Sylva Koscina  •  Eli Wallach  •  Kenneth Haigh

25 Hill (2011) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jan 2013

This is the story of an 11-year-old boy whose derby dreams are left in pieces when his soldier father is killed in Afghanistan. The boy teams up with a father figure whose own ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Corbin Bernsen
CAST:  Corbin Bernsen  •  Nathan Gamble  •  Maureen Flannigan  •  Rolonda Watts