Search results for "Robert Zemeckis"


A Christmas Carol (2009)

Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Jim Carrey  •  Steve Valentine  •  Daryl Sabara

The Polar Express (2004) RT 55% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2005

When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Michael Jeter  •  Chris Coppola  •  Eddie Deezen

Forrest Gump (1994) RT 72% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events—in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Sally Field  •  Robin Wright  •  Mykelti Williamson

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) RT 97% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 1999

'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Crime • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Joanna Cassidy  •  Charles Fleischer

Back to the Future (1985) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Lea Thompson  •  Crispin Glover

Back to the Future Part II (1989) RT 63% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Lea Thompson  •  Elisabeth Shue

Back to the Future Part III (1990) RT 74% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Dec 2002

The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Thomas F. Wilson

Beowulf (2007) RT 71% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2007

6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Robin Wright

Cast Away (2000) RT 90% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Helen Hunt  •  Chris Noth  •  Paul Sanchez

Contact (1997) RT 62% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  David Morse  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  James Woods




Death Becomes Her (1992) RT 48% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Bruce Willis  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Isabella Rossellini

I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978) RT 83% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2004

If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So six young girls from New Jersey set off even though they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Nancy Allen  •  Bobby Di Cicco  •  Wendie Jo Sperber  •  Susan Kendall Newman

Romancing the Stone (1984) RT 87% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Danny DeVito  •  Zack Norman

Used Cars (1980)

When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Jack Warden  •  Frank McRae  •  Gerrit Graham

What Lies Beneath (2000) RT 46% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 2001

When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Diana Scarwid  •  James Remar

Two-Fisted Tales (1992)

The foul-mouthed, wheelchair-bound Mr. Rush introduces three adventure tales based on the EC comics of the 1950's. A 1992 star-studded made-for-tv film which was an attempt ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • TV movie • War • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis  •  Richard Donner  •  Tom Holland
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  William Sadler  •  David Morse  •  Kirk Douglas

Flight (2012)

Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Don Cheadle  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Kelly Reilly

The Walk (2015) RT 84% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2016

The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Charlotte Lebon  •  Ben Schwartz

Allied (2016)

In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Jared Harris  •  Simon McBurney

Doc Brown Saves The World (2015)

In order to save the world from a nuclear holocaust in 2045, Doc Brown must push the technological age back at least 50 years preventing Mattel Hoverboards and Mr. Fusion from ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Christopher Lloyd  •  Salli Saffioti