Search results for "Steven Spielberg"


Jaws (1975)

An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Lorraine Gary

Munich (2005) RT 78% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2006

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Eric Bana  •  Daniel Craig  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Mathieu Kassovitz

The Color Purple (1985) RT 88% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Feb 2003

An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Margaret Avery  •  Danny Glover  •  Akosua Busia

The Sugarland Express (1974) RT 91% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Married small-time crooks Lou-Jean and Clovis Poplin lose their baby to the state of Texas and resolve to do whatever it takes to get him back. Lou-Jean gets Clovis out of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  William Atherton  •  Ben Johnson  •  Louise Latham

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) RT Audience 67%

Four directors collaborated to remake four episodes of the popular television series 'The Twilight Zone' for this movie. The episodes are updated slightly and in color (the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg  •  John Landis  •  Joe Dante  •  George Miller
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Vic Morrow  •  John Larroquette  •  John Lithgow

War of the Worlds (2005) RT 74% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Miranda Otto  •  Justin Chatwin

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) RT 88% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Oct 2003

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Sean Connery  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Alison Doody

Savage (1973) RT Audience 100%

A TV reporter investigates compromising photographs of a nominee to the Supreme Court.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Martin Landau  •  Barbara Bain  •  Will Geer  •  Paul Richards

War Horse (2011) RT 76% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2012

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Toby Kebbell  •  Emily Watson

Something Evil (1972) RT Audience 19%

A young couple moves into a farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania. What they don't know is that there is an unseen presence in the house, and that it wants to take possession of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Sandy Dennis  •  Darren McGavin  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Jeff Corey




Firelight (1964) RT Audience 17%

A group of scientists investigate a series of coloured lights in the sky and the subsequent disappearance of people, animals and objects from the fictional American town of ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Robert Robyn  •  Beth Weber  •  Lucky Lohr  •  Margaret Peyou

Empire of the Sun (1987) RT 83% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  John Malkovich  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Nigel Havers

The BFG (2016)

The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Ruby Barnhill  •  Mark Rylance  •  Rebecca Hall  •  Jemaine Clement

Bridge of Spies (2015)

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Mark Rylance  •  Amy Ryan  •  Alan Alda

Ready Player One (2018)

When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Olivia Cooke  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Lena Waithe

The Post (2017)

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Tom Hanks  •  Sarah Paulson  •  Bob Odenkirk

Austin Powers: Goldmember (2002)

The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe -- '70s kingpin ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Beyoncé  •  Seth Green  •  Michael York

The Blues Brothers (1980) RT 85% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a 'mission from God' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  John Belushi  •  Cab Calloway  •  Carrie Fisher

Empire of Dreams (2004)

Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy is a 2004 documentary film directed by Kevin Burns and narrated by Robert Clotworthy. It documents the making of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Kevin Burns  •  Edith Becker
CAST:  Robert Clotworthy  •  Kenny Baker  •  Jim Bloom  •  Leo Braudy