Search results for "Samuel L. Jackson"


Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ian McDiarmid

The Red Violin (1998)

Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  François Girard
CAST:  Carlo Cecchi  •  Irene Grazioli  •  Anita Laurenzi  •  Tommaso Puntelli

Iron Man (2008) RT 94% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Sep 2008

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Terrence Howard  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

Goodfellas (1990) RT 96% / Audience 97%

DVD release: Mar 1997

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Ray Liotta  •  Joe Pesci  •  Lorraine Bracco

Inglourious Basterds (2009) RT 89% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Dec 2009

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Mélanie Laurent  •  Diane Kruger

Jurassic Park (1993) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Laura Dern  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Richard Attenborough

Pulp Fiction (1994) RT 94% / Audience 96%

DVD release: May 1998

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Laura Lovelace  •  John Travolta

Thor (2011) RT 77% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2011

Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Anthony Hopkins

Django Unchained (2012) RT 88% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Apr 2013

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

Iron Man 2 (2010) RT 72% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2010

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Don Cheadle  •  Scarlett Johansson




The Incredibles (2004) RT 97% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Craig T. Nelson  •  Holly Hunter  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jason Lee

A Time to Kill (1996) RT 67% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey

Amos & Andrew (1993) RT 21% / Audience 31%

DVD release: May 2001

When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  E. Max Frye
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Michael Lerner  •  Margaret Colin  •  Nicolas Cage

BaadAsssss Cinema (2002) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2003

With archive film clips and interviews, this brief look at a frequently overlooked historical period of filmmaking acts as an introduction rather than a complete record. It ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Isaac Julien
CAST:  Larry Cohen  •  Tamara Dobson  •  Ron Finley  •  Pam Grier

Basic (2003)

A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Connie Nielsen  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Giovanni Ribisi

Changing Lanes (2002) RT 77% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kim Staunton  •  Toni Collette

Coach Carter (2005) RT 65% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Rob Brown  •  Robert Ri'chard  •  Rick Gonzalez

Coming to America (1988)

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Arsenio Hall  •  James Earl Jones  •  John Amos

Deep Blue Sea (1999) RT 56% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Dec 1999

On a remote former submarine refueling facility called Aquatica, a team of scientists are searching for a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Susan McAlester genetically ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  Saffron Burrows  •  LL Cool J  •  Michael Rapaport