Search results for "Richard Edson"


Crossing the Bridge (1992)

A film about three high school friends who find their happy-go-lucky existence tarnished forever the instant they get embroiled in a drug-running scheme that goes awry. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Josh Charles  •  Jason Gedrick  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Cheryl Pollak

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) RT 87% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Madonna  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Mark Blum

Do the Right Thing (1989) RT 93% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jun 2009

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Danny Aiello  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Richard Edson

Eight Men Out (1988) RT 85% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2001

The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles Comiskey, and at their own ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Charlie Sheen  •  D. B. Sweeney

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) RT 81% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Alan Ruck  •  Mia Sara  •  Jeffrey Jones

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) RT 89% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Tung Thanh Tran  •  Chintara Sukapatana

Let It Ride (1989) RT 30% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joe Pytka
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Jennifer Tilly  •  David Johansen  •  Teri Garr

Platoon (1986) RT 88% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 1997

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Charlie Sheen  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Forest Whitaker

Starsky & Hutch (2004) RT 64% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson as they're paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Owen Wilson  •  Snoop Dogg  •  Fred Williamson

Strange Days (1995) RT 63% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millennium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kathryn Bigelow
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Angela Bassett  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Juliette Lewis




Super Mario Bros. (1993)

Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Annabel Jankel  •  Rocky Morton
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  John Leguizamo  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Samantha Mathis

The Astronaut Farmer (2006) RT 57% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Jon Gries  •  Max Thieriot

The Kid & I (2005) RT 33% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Penelope Spheeris
CAST:  Tom Arnold  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Linda Hamilton  •  Eric Gores

The Million Dollar Hotel (2000) RT 26% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jun 2001

The Million Dollar Hotel starts with a jump from a roof top that clears up a death in a hotel that was burning to the ground where a lot of strange people had been living.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Jeremy Davies  •  Amanda Plummer

Timecode (2000) RT 68% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Dec 2000

A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Xander Berkeley  •  Golden Brooks  •  Saffron Burrows  •  Viveka Davis

Stranger Than Paradise (1984) RT 95% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie, his pal Eddie, and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  John Lurie  •  Eszter Balint  •  Richard Edson  •  Cecillia Stark

The Winner (1996) RT 17% / Audience 11%

DVD release: Oct 1997

A long lucky streak makes a nice guy the target of opportunists like his brother, his girlfriend, and some guys from New Jersey.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Rebecca De Mornay  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Richard Edson  •  Delroy Lindo

Land of Plenty (2004) RT 62% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Oct 2006

After living abroad, Lana returns to the United States, and finds that her uncle is a reclusive vagabond with psychic wounds from the Vietnam War.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Michelle Williams  •  John Diehl  •  Shaun Toub  •  Burt Young

Jury Duty (1995) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Dec 2003

When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Fortenberry
CAST:  Pauly Shore  •  Tia Carrere  •  Stanley Tucci  •  Brian Doyle-Murray

Lulu on the Bridge (1998) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Sep 1999

This film is about a famous jazz saxophonist, Izzy who's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Auster
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Richard Edson  •  Don Byron  •  Kevin Corrigan