Search results for "Thora Birch"


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

Anywhere but Here (1999) RT 64% / Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2000

In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Natalie Portman  •  Hart Bochner  •  Eileen Ryan

Clear and Present Danger (1994) RT 82% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 1998

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Donald Moffat  •  Willem Dafoe

Ghost World (2001) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terry Zwigoff
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Brad Renfro

Hocus Pocus (1993)

After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Kenny Ortega
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Omri Katz

Patriot Games (1992) RT 75% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Dec 1998

When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Patrick Bergin  •  Thora Birch

The Hole (2001) RT 50% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nick Hamm
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Desmond Harrington  •  Keira Knightley  •  Laurence Fox

Silver City (2004) RT 48% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jan 2005

The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Chris Cooper  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Thora Birch  •  Maria Bello

Now and Then (1995) RT 19% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Leslie Linka Glatter
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Rosie O'Donnell  •  Thora Birch  •  Melanie Griffith

Escape from Cluster Prime (2005)

A Nickelodeon television special. Jenny/XJ9 accidentally ruins everybody's day by causing massive collateral damage to the town. Shunned by everyone but her closest friends, ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Chris Savino  •  Rob Renzetti
CAST:  Janice Kawaye  •  Chad Doreck  •  Candi Milo  •  Audrey Wasilewski




Alaska (1996)

Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Fraser Clarke Heston
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Vincent Kartheiser  •  Dirk Benedict  •  Ben Cardinal

Dark Avenger (1990)

An acid-scarred judge turns masked avenger, backed by an electronics expert and her crime lab.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Guy Magar
CAST:  Leigh Lawson  •  Maggie Han  •  Robert Vaughn  •  Gregg Henry

Slingshot (2005) RT Audience 12%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Two cunning and manipulative drifters venture into Farifield County, Connecticut looking to seduce wealthy and lonely housewives.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jay Alaimo
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Thora Birch  •  Balthazar Getty  •  Julianna Margulies

Dungeons & Dragons (2000)

The classic role-playing game comes to life in this magical adventure. The empire of Izmer is a divided land: Elite magicians called Mages rule while lowly commoners are ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Courtney Solomon
CAST:  Justin Whalin  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Thora Birch  •  Bruce Payne

Petunia (2013) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Sep 2013

The story of a family whose growth is stunted... a family that learns how to love themselves while loving each other (a little too much).  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ash Christian
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Brittany Snow  •  Eddie Kaye Thomas  •  Christine Lahti

The Pregnancy Pact (2010)

Inspired by the true story of teenagers at Gloucester High School who agreed to get pregnant at the same time.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Rosemary Rodriguez
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Madisen Beaty  •  David Clayton Rogers  •  Max Ehrich

Deadline (2009) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Jul 2012

A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sean McConville
CAST:  Brittany Murphy  •  Thora Birch  •  Tammy Blanchard  •  Marc Blucas

Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009) RT Audience 10%

DVD release: May 2009

Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Eric Mandelbaum
CAST:  Thora Birch  •  Keith Carradine  •  Dean Winters  •  Brendan Sexton III