Search results for "Robert Greenwald"


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Outfoxed (2004)

This film examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News, have been running a "race to the bottom" in television news, and provides an in-depth look at Fox News ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Christiane Amanpour  •  George W. Bush  •  George Carlin  •  Tom Brokaw

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (2005) RT 93% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Nov 2005

This documentary takes the viewer on a deeply personal journey into the everyday lives of families struggling to fight Goliath. From a family business owner in the Midwest to ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Lee Scott  •  Don Hunter  •  Jon Hunter  •  Jeremy Hunter

Xanadu (1980) RT 38% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jul 1999

A beautiful muse inspires an artist and his older friend to convert a dilapidated auditorium into a lavish rollerskating club.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Music • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Olivia Newton-John  •  Gene Kelly  •  Michael Beck  •  Matt Lattanzi

Steal This Movie! (2000)

Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Kevin Pollak

Sharon: Portrait of a Mistress (1977)

A woman's inability to make a lasting commitment results in her having a string of affairs with married men.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Trish Van Devere  •  Patrick O'Neal  •  Janet Margolin  •  Sam Groom

The Burning Bed (1984) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Sep 2004

An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Farrah Fawcett  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Richard Masur  •  Grace Zabriskie

Koch Brothers Exposed (2012) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2014

Koch Brothers Exposed is a hard-hitting investigation of the 1% at its very worst. This full-length documentary film on Charles and David Koch—two of the world’s richest and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Bernie Sanders  •  Van Jones  •  Bill McKibben  •  Jim Hightower

Katie: Portrait of a Centerfold (1978)

A naive Texas beauty queen, seeking Hollywood stardom, quickly learns the realities of the business after attending an unethical modeling school.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Vivian Blaine  •  Fabian  •  Tab Hunter

Flatbed Annie and Sweetie Pie: Lady Truckers (1979)

This engaging made-for-television movie follows the adventures of Ginny "Sweetie Pie" LaRosa (Kim Darby), who needs money after her trucker husband, Jack (Fred Willard), is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Annie Potts  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Kim Darby  •  Arthur Godfrey

Sweet Hearts Dance (1988) RT 50% / Audience 37%

DVD release: May 2002

Wiley and Sandra have been happily married for years and are now in the process of breaking up. Sam, his childhood friend, is just beginning to fall in love with a new teacher ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Don Johnson  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Elizabeth Perkins




Breaking Up (1997) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Jun 2004

An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Salma Hayek  •  Abraham Alvarez  •  Carlo Corazon

Hear No Evil (1993) RT 13% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Marlee Matlin  •  D. B. Sweeney  •  Martin Sheen  •  John C. McGinley

In the Custody of Strangers (1982) RT Audience 50%

A teenage delinquent who goes on a drunken joyride is left in jail overnight by his parents in the hope that he might learn a lesson from it. But events follow which result in ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Jane Alexander  •  Emilio Estevez  •  Kenneth McMillan

Shattered Spirits (1986) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 1992

Martin Sheen plays an alcoholic father who loses his family.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST: 

Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers (2006) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2006

Documentary portraying the actions of U.S. corporate contractors in the U.S.-Iraq war. Interviews with employees and former employees of such companies as Halliburton, CACI, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Shereef Akeel

War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State (2013) RT 60% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jul 2013

War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State highlights four cases where whistleblowers noticed government wrong-doing and took to the media to expose the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Daniel Ellsberg  •  Franz Gayl  •  Seymour Hersh  •  David Carr

Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA (2016)

Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and The NRA tells the stories of how guns, and the billions made off of them, affect the lives of everyday Americans. It features personal ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
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