Search results for "Robert Butler"


Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Twin brothers -- one rough and tough, the other a city-bred milquetoast -- compete for their father's fortune.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Family • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Jim Dale  •  Karen Valentine  •  Don Knotts  •  Jack Elam

Turbulence (1997)

On a flight transporting dangerous convicts, murderer Ryan Weaver manages to break free and cause complete chaos throughout the plane. As various people on board fall victim ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  Lauren Holly  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Héctor Elizondo

Up the Creek (1984) RT Audience 61%

Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob, Irwing, Gonzer and Max are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Jennifer Runyon  •  Stephen Furst  •  Dan Monahan

Scandalous John (1971) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jan 1989

A crotchety old ranch owner fights to be able to live his life the way he wants to, and not the way other people--and the law--tell him he has to.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Brian Keith  •  Alfonso Aráu  •  Michele Carey  •  Rick Lenz

In the Glitter Palace (1977)

The ex-girlfriend of a laywer/detective, who left him for a lesbian lover, asks him to defend her lover in a murder case.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Chad Everett  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Carole Cook  •  Howard Duff

Mayday at 40,000 Feet! (1976)

The co-pilot and engineer of a passenger jet struggle to keep the plane airborne until it can reach an open airfield after a killer aboard the plane fires a gun at an engine ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  David Janssen  •  Don Meredith  •  Christopher George  •  Ray Milland

Strange New World (1975)

DVD release: Nov 1990

In the near future, a group of scientists living in a space ship wake up from a hibernation state and come back to an apocalyptic Earth.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  John Saxon  •  Kathleen Miller  •  Keene Curtis  •  James Olson

Underground Aces (1981) RT Audience 10%

The escapades of a crew of zany parking lot attendants.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Dirk Benedict  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Rick Podell  •  Randy Brooks

Guns in the Heather (1969)

Walt Disney's 3-part made-for-TV feature, The Secret of Boyne Castle (1969), originally shown on "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" (the new title for "Disneyland"), ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Glenn Corbett  •  Alfred Burke  •  Kurt Russell  •  Patrick Dawson

Dark Victory (1976) RT Audience 33%

A TV producer with a terminal illness is given the strength to keep going by her love for her doctor.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Elizabeth Montgomery  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Michele Lee  •  Janet MacLachlan




James Dean (1976) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: May 2005

A dramatization of the story of legendary movie actor James Dean. The film's writer, William Bast, had roomed with Dean in the early '50s, when both were trying to break into ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Stephen McHattie  •  Brooke Adams  •  Michael Brandon  •  Meg Foster

Night of the Juggler (1980) RT Audience 68%

An ex New York cop is desperate to find his kidnapped daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  James Brolin  •  Cliff Gorman  •  Richard S. Castellano  •  Linda Miller

A Question of Guilt (1978) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 1986

A swinging divorcee (Tuesday Weld) is prejudged by a police detective (Ron Leibman) and accused of killing her child.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Tuesday Weld  •  Ron Leibman  •  Peter Masterson  •  Alex Rocco

The Blue Knight (1973)

Bumper Morgan is a veteran Los Angeles Police Department street cop. He is due to retire after 20 years on the job, but is not letting up on the criminal element on his beat.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  William Holden  •  Lee Remick  •  Joe Santos  •  Sam Elliott

White Mile (1994)

DVD release: Sep 2004

An ad-agency boss (Alan Alda) leads a white-water-rafting trip into danger.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Robert Loggia  •  Bruce Altman

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) RT Audience 41%

Some college students manage to persuade the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, to donate a computer to their college. When the problem- student, Dexter Riley, tries to fix ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Cesar Romero  •  Joe Flynn  •  William Schallert

The Ultimate Thrill (1974)

DVD release: Aug 2008

At a Colorado ski resort, a jealous man's paranoia results in murder.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Barry Brown  •  Britt Ekland  •  Eric Braeden  •  Michael Blodgett

Out of Time (1988) RT Audience 50%

A cop from the future goes back in time to Los Angeles and teams up with his grandfather to capture a master criminal.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Bruce Abbott  •  Bill Maher  •  Rebecca Schaeffer  •  Kristian Alfonso