Search results for "Ralph Waite"

On the Nickel (1980) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Sep 1990

feature film written, produced by, and starring Ralph Waite (best known as John Walton, Sr., on the long-running CBS television series, "The Waltons"). The film tells the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Waite

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)

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

Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)

Your favorite talking animals are back! The film focuses on the further adventures of Shadow (voiced by Ralph Waite), Sassy (voiced by Sally Field), and Chance (voiced by ...  (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

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)

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

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)

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)

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

The Gentleman Bandit (1981)

Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano, who was accused of several armed robberies in the late Seventies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Ralph Waite  •  Jerry Zaks  •  Julie Bovasso  •  Joe Grifasi

Letters to God (2010) RT 25% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Aug 2010

A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact. An unsuspecting substitute postman ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Family • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Nixon  •  Patrick Doughtie
CAST:  Robyn Lively  •  Jeffrey Johnson  •  Bailee Madison  •  Maree Cheatham