Search results for "Tim Robbins"


Dead Man Walking (1995) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 1998

A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Sean Penn  •  Robert Prosky  •  Raymond J. Barry

Bob Roberts (1992) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Alan Rickman  •  David Strathairn

Cradle Will Rock (1999) RT 65% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2000

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Rubén Blades  •  Joan Cusack  •  John Cusack

Embedded: Live (2005)

Embedded is a ripped-from-the-headlines satire about the madness surrounding brave men and women on the front lines of a Middle East conflict. It skewers lapdog embedded ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  V.J. Foster  •  Brent Hinkley  •  Jay R. Martinez

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) RT 91% / Audience 98%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Bob Gunton  •  William Sadler

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Christina Applegate  •  Paul Rudd  •  David Koechner

High Fidelity (2000) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 2000

When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Iben Hjejle  •  Todd Louiso  •  Jack Black

Jacob's Ladder (1990) RT 69% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2010

A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Elizabeth Peña  •  Danny Aiello  •  Matt Craven

Thanks for Sharing (2012) RT 50% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jan 2014

A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Blumberg
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Tim Robbins  •  Josh Gad

Code 46 (2003) RT 50% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Togo Igawa  •  Nabil Elouahabi  •  Samantha Morton




Arlington Road (1999) RT 62% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Pellington
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Tim Robbins  •  Joan Cusack  •  Hope Davis

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) RT 51% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 1999

When diabolical genius, Dr. Evil travels back in time to steal superspy Austin Powers's ‘mojo’, Austin must return to the swingin' '60s himself – with the help of American ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Heather Graham  •  Michael York  •  Robert Wagner

Bull Durham (1988) RT 97% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Veteran catcher Crash Davis is brought to the minor league Durham Bulls to help their up and coming pitching prospect, "Nuke" Laloosh. Their relationship gets off to a rocky ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Tim Robbins  •  Trey Wilson

Erik the Viking (1989) RT 47% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Dec 2007

Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Eartha Kitt  •  Terry Jones

I.Q. (1994)

Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Meg Ryan  •  Walter Matthau  •  Lou Jacobi

Jungle Fever (1991) RT 81% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2001

A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Spike Lee  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Ruby Dee  •  John Turturro

Mission to Mars (2000)

When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Gary Sinise  •  Tim Robbins  •  Don Cheadle  •  Connie Nielsen

Mystic River (2003) RT 87% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jun 2004

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Tim Robbins  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Marcia Gay Harden