Search results for "Richard Pearce"

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The Final Days (1989) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Mar 1996

The Final Days concerns itself with the final months of the Richard Nixon presidency.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Lane Smith  •  Richard Kiley  •  David Ogden Stiers  •  Ed Flanders

Country (1984) RT 100% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Sam Shepard  •  Wilford Brimley  •  Matt Clark

Leap of Faith (1992) RT 67% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Jonas Nightengale is a fraudulent Christian faith healer who makes a living travelling around America holding revival meetings and conducting 'miracles' with the help of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Debra Winger  •  Lolita Davidovich  •  Liam Neeson

No Mercy (1986) RT 21% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Mar 2001

An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Kim Basinger  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  George Dzundza

Threshold (1981) RT Audience 16%

DVD release: Dec 2007

The celebrated heart surgeon Dr. Thomas Vrain supports the research of the offbeat scientist Aldo Gehring, who is inventing an artificial heart. Dr. Vrain performs the first ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Mare Winningham  •  Sharon Acker

Thicker Than Blood (1998) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Griffin Byrne is the idealistic new history, English and maths teacher in Father Frank Larkin's school in a mainly Latino ghetto neighborhood where most kids, even many of its ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Dan Futterman  •  Carlo Alban  •  Lauren Vélez

Witness Protection (1999) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Would you be willing to walk away from everyone and everything you've ever known in exchange for your safety? This is the question facing career criminal Bobby "Bats" Batton ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Shawn Hatosy

Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America (2006) RT Audience 24%

DVD release: Oct 2006

An outbreak of avian flu mutates into a virus that becomes transmittable from human to human.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Joely Richardson  •  Justina Machado  •  Ann Cusack  •  Scott Cohen

Heartland (1979) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Disarmingly realistic in its depiction of the realities of frontier life, Heartland is a strong antidote to the cliches of traditional Westerns. This semi-documentary slice of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Rip Torn  •  Conchata Ferrell  •  Barry Primus  •  Megan Folsom

South Pacific (2001) RT 89% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific is a 2001 television film, based on the musical South Pacific (1949). An ABC production, it was directed by Richard Pearce, and stars ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Harry Connick, Jr.  •  Rade Serbedzija  •  Jack Thompson

A Family Thing (1996) RT 73% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2001

Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Robert Duvall  •  James Earl Jones  •  Michael Beach  •  Irma P. Hall

The Road to Memphis (2003)

Director Richard Pearce (The Long Walk Home, Leap of Faith, A Family Thing) traces the musical odyssey of blues legend B.B. King in a film that pays tribute to the city that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Documentary • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce

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