Search results for "Robert Sean Leonard"

Dead Poets Society (1989) RT 85% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Nov 1998

At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Gale Hansen

Manhattan Project (1986)

Named after the World War II-era program, the plot revolves around a gifted high school student who decides to construct a nuclear bomb for a national science fair. The film's ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Marshall Brickman
CAST:  John Lithgow  •  Christopher Collet  •  Cynthia Nixon  •  Jill Eikenberry

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990) RT 80% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2001

It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Saundra McClain  •  Margaret Welsh

Much Ado About Nothing (1993) RT 91% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 1998

In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Richard Briers  •  Michael Keaton  •  Robert Sean Leonard

The Age of Innocence (1993) RT 80% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Winona Ryder  •  Alexis Smith

The I Inside (2004) RT 43% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roland Suso Richter
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Sarah Polley  •  Piper Perabo  •  Stephen Rea

The Last Days of Disco (1998)

Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Whit Stillman
CAST:  Chloë Sevigny  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Chris Eigeman  •  Mackenzie Astin

The Boys Next Door (1996) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Jack Palmer is a social worker whose job has taken precedence over his personal life. Mainly, his job is to help four mentally challenged men live regular lives in a home. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  Michael Jeter

Tape (2001) RT 78% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2002

A three-character ensemble piece set within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan. After 10 years apart, three disparate people come together to play out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Robert Sean Leonard

Swing Kids (1993) RT 38% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2002

The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult choices as the Nazi's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Christian Bale  •  Frank Whaley  •  Barbara Hershey

Driven (2001) RT 14% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Talented rookie race-car driver Jimmy Bly has started losing his focus and begins to slip in the race rankings. It's no wonder, with the immense pressure being shoveled on him ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Kevin Ian Pardue  •  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Til Schweiger  •  Estella Warren

A Painted House (2003) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2003

A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Alfonso Aráu
CAST:  Scott Glenn  •  Arija Bareikis  •  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Melinda Dillon

Standoff (1998) RT Audience 25%

The FBI and Texas police make ready to storm the headquarters of a heavily armed sect of religious fanatics. But the operation goes horribly wrong and a couple of agents seek ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Chapman
CAST:  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Dennis Haysbert  •  Natasha Henstridge  •  Tricia Vessey

Bluffing It (1987)

A functionally illiterate factory foreman (Dennis Weaver) loses his job after refusing a promotion that requires reading.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  James Steven Sadwith
CAST:  Dennis Weaver  •  Janet Carroll  •  Michele Little  •  Robert Sean Leonard

Ground Control (1998) RT Audience 34%

DVD release: Apr 1999

An air-traffic controller quits after a plane crash but, years later, goes to help an airport that is in the path of a terrible storm.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Howard
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Kristy Swanson  •  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Kelly McGillis

A Glimpse of Hell (2001) RT 33% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2002

A Navy officer tries to set the record straight after the Navy blames a 1989 explosion aboard the USS Iowa on a homosexual affair between two sailors.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon
CAST:  James Caan  •  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Daniel Roebuck  •  Jamie Harrold

Chelsea Walls (2002) RT 26% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Aug 2002

This movie tells five stories set in a single day at the famed Chelsea Hotel in New York City, involving an ensemble cast of some 30-35 characters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ethan Hawke
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Guillermo Díaz  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Kris Kristofferson

Married to It (1993) RT 33% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Tale of three different couples (Yuppies, Hippies, and Society Folk) who find some common ground and become friends after being assigned to the same school project. Their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Beau Bridges  •  Stockard Channing  •  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Mary Stuart Masterson