Search results for "Sydney Pollack"


Absence of Malice (1981) RT 86% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 1998

Megan Carter is a reporter duped into running an untrue story on Michael Gallagher, a suspected racketeer. He has an alibi for the time his supposed crime was committed but it ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Sally Field  •  Bob Balaban  •  Melinda Dillon

Jeremiah Johnson (1972) RT 93% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1997

A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Will Geer  •  Delle Bolton  •  Josh Albee

Out of Africa (1985) RT 56% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Robert Redford  •  Klaus Maria Brandauer  •  Michael Kitchen

The Electric Horseman (1979) RT 68% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Jane Fonda  •  Valerie Perrine  •  Willie Nelson

The Firm (1993)

Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Gene Hackman  •  Hal Holbrook

The Interpreter (2005) RT 56% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Oct 2005

A thriller about an interpreter who has overheard plans of an assassination at United Nations headquarters. An American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate as Silvia ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Sean Penn  •  Catherine Keener  •  Jesper Christensen

The Way We Were (1973)

Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Robert Redford  •  Bradford Dillman  •  Lois Chiles

The Yakuza (1974) RT 45% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jan 2007

Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Ken Takakura  •  Brian Keith  •  Herb Edelman

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) RT 84% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Michael Sarrazin  •  Susannah York  •  Gig Young

This Property Is Condemned (1966) RT 64% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2003

A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Robert Redford  •  Charles Bronson  •  Kate Reid




Three Days of the Condor (1975) RT 86% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 1999

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Max von Sydow

Tootsie (1982) RT 89% / Audience 81%

DVD release: May 2001

Michael Dorsey is an unemployed actor with an impossible reputation. In order to find work and fund his friend's play he dresses as a woman, Dorothy Michaels, and lands the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Jessica Lange  •  Teri Garr  •  Dabney Coleman

Sabrina (1995) RT 65% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 2002

An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Julia Ormond  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Angie Dickinson

Random Hearts (1999) RT 15% / Audience 24%

DVD release: Oct 2001

After the death of their loved ones in a tragic plane crash 'Harrison Ford' and Kristin Scott Thomas find each others keys in each others loved ones posessions and realize ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Bonnie Hunt

The Slender Thread (1965) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 1992

A college volunteer at the crisis phone gets a call from a suicide caller.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Telly Savalas  •  Steven Hill

The Swimmer (1968) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Neddy Merrill has been away for most of the summer. He reappears at a friend's pool. As they talk, someone notices that there are pools spanning the entire valley. He decided ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack  •  Frank Perry
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Janet Landgard  •  Kim Hunter  •  Janice Rule

Havana (1990) RT 24% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Nov 1998

An American professional gambler named Jack Weil (Redford) decides to visit Havana, Cuba to gamble. On the boat to Havana, he meets Roberta Duran (Olin), the wife of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Lena Olin  •  Alan Arkin  •  Tomás Milián

Sketches of Frank Gehry (2006) RT 81% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2006

First and foremost, Frank Gehry is an artist. Described as a young child as having golden hands, Frank begins his creation through sketch. Forming thought into substantive ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Frank O. Gehry  •  Sydney Pollack  •  Philip Johnson  •  Michael Eisner

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Madison Eginton  •  Jackie Sawiris