Search results for "Sam Robards"


American Beauty (1999) RT 88% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Annette Bening  •  Thora Birch  •  Wes Bentley

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) RT 73% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2002

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Haley Joel Osment  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Sam Robards  •  Jake Thomas

Awake (2007) RT 23% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Feb 2008

While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joby Harold
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Jessica Alba  •  Terrence Howard  •  Lena Olin

Beautiful Girls (1996) RT 79% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 2001

During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight"s Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Annabeth Gish  •  Lauren Holly

Catch That Kid (2004) RT 12% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Athletic 12-year-old Maddy (Kristen Stewart) shares an enthusiasm for mountain climbing with her father, Tom (Sam Robards). Unfortunately, Tom suffers a spinal injury while ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  James Sbardellati  •  Peter Merwin  •  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Corbin Bleu  •  Max Thieriot  •  Jennifer Beals

Fandango (1985) RT 50% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Judd Nelson  •  Sam Robards  •  Chuck Bush

Life as a House (2001) RT 47% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Mar 2002

When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Irwin Winkler
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Jena Malone

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)

Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Campbell Scott  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

Prêt-à-Porter (1994)

Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Sophia Loren  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Chiara Mastroianni

Bounce (2000) RT 52% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Apr 2001

A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Don Roos
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Joe Morton  •  Natasha Henstridge




Bird (1988) RT 78% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Saxophone player Charlie Parker comes to New York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Diane Venora  •  Keith David  •  Damon Whitaker

Pancho Barnes (1988) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Feb 1993

A made for TV movie in which Valerie Bertinelli portrays Florence Pancho Barnes, a bored socialite who decides to learn to fly  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Richard T. Heffron
CAST:  Valerie Bertinelli  •  Ted Wass  •  Sam Robards  •  James Stephens

Obsessed (2002) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A woman claims she had an affair with a married neurosurgeon and stands trial for allegedly harassing him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Jenna Elfman  •  Kate Burton  •  Lisa Edelstein  •  Jane Wheeler

The Art of Getting By (2011) RT 18% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Nov 2011

George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gavin Wiesen
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Emma Roberts  •  Michael Angarano  •  Elizabeth Reaser

Che: Part One (2008)

The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Benicio del Toro  •  Demián Bichir  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Santiago Cabrera

Perestroika (2009) RT 54% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Oct 2009

Top astrophysicist Sasha Greenberg has spent the past 17 years working in the United States. An invitation to speak at a Congress on Cosmology in his native Moscow brings him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Slava Tsukerman
CAST:  Sam Robards  •  F. Murray Abraham  •  Ally Sheedy  •  Jicky Schnee

Into Thin Air (1985)

Ellen Burstyn stars as Joan Walker, a mother whose college student son vanishes while traveling from Canada to Colorado. When police fail to investigate, Walker takes matters ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Robert Prosky  •  Sam Robards  •  Nicholas Pryor

Not Quite Paradise (1985) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2003

Six young volunteers from different backgrounds travel to Israel to spend a summer working on a kibbutz, a communal farm where they can find adventure, hide from their pasts ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Joanna Pacuła  •  Sam Robards

On Golden Pond (2001) RT 92% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Ethel and Norman Thayer are an old couple living "On Golden Pond". Their daughter, Chelsea, is 42 years old, and has never been married. She is dating a 45 year old dentist, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Ernest Thompson
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Glenne Headly  •  Sam Robards