Search results for "William Hickey"


A Hatful of Rain (1957) RT Audience 77%

Based on the stage play by Michael V. Gazzo, this noir-stained drama provides a searing look at the emotional carnage of a drug addicted ex-G.I. (Don Murray) along with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Don Murray  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Anthony Franciosa  •  Lloyd Nolan

A New Leaf (1971) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Elaine May  •  Jack Weston  •  George Rose

A Stranger Is Watching (1982) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Three years after Steve Peterson's wife, Nina, was murdered in front of their 11 year old daughter Julie, she and his new girlfriend Sharon Martin are kidnapped by the same ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sean S. Cunningham
CAST:  Kate Mulgrew  •  Rip Torn  •  James Naughton  •  Shawn von Schreiber

The Jerky Boys: The Movie (1995)

When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  James Melkonian
CAST:  John G. Brennan  •  Kamal Ahmed  •  Alan Arkin  •  William Hickey

Mikey and Nicky (1976) RT 85% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 2004

In Philadelphia, a small-time bookie who stole mob money is in hiding and he begs a childhood friend to help him evade the hit-man who's on his trail.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  John Cassavetes  •  Ned Beatty  •  Rose Arrick

MouseHunt (1997)

Down-on-their luck brothers, Lars and Ernie Smuntz, aren't happy with the crumbling old mansion they inherit... until they discover the estate is worth millions. Before they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  Lee Evans  •  Vicki Lewis  •  Maury Chaykin

My Blue Heaven (1990) RT 71% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jun 2004

FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rick Moranis  •  Joan Cusack  •  Melanie Mayron

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) RT 64% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 1997

It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Johnny Galecki

One Crazy Summer (1986) RT 60% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Apr 2003

An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Savage Steve Holland
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Demi Moore  •  Bobcat Goldthwait  •  Tom Villard

Prizzi's Honor (1985) RT 88% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Robert Loggia  •  William Hickey




Sea of Love (1989) RT 77% / Audience 66%

DVD release: May 1998

Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Ellen Barkin  •  John Goodman  •  Michael Rooker

The Name of the Rose (1986)

14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jean-Jacques Annaud
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Christian Slater  •  Helmut Qualtinger  •  Elya Baskin

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) RT 94% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Henry Selick
CAST:  Danny Elfman  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  William Hickey

The Producers (1967)

Broadway producer, Max Bialystock and his accountant, Leo Bloom plan to make money by charming little old ladies to invest in a production many times over what it will ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Zero Mostel  •  Kenneth Mars  •  Lee Meredith

Wise Blood (1979) RT 89% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2009

A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Brad Dourif  •  John Huston  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Dan Shor

Between Time and Timbuktu (1972)

A poet-astronaut is shot through an area of space called the Chronosynclastic Infundibulum. He is duplicated into infinite copies of himself, each of whom finds himself in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Fred Barzyk
CAST:  Cousin Brucie Morrow  •  Dortha Duckworth  •  William Hickey  •  Ray Goulding

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990) RT 35% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Sep 2001

The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Harrison
CAST:  Rae Dawn Chong  •  Christian Slater  •  Debbie Harry  •  Steve Buscemi

Happy Birthday, Wanda June (1971) RT Audience 75%

In this film we see how the members of a family react when the husband returns home, after he abandoned it seven years ago.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Rod Steiger  •  Susannah York  •  William Hickey  •  Pamelyn Ferdin

Puppet Master (1989) RT 43% / Audience 40%

DVD release: May 2000

Toulon, a puppet maker, discovers an ancient Egyptian potion and uses it to bring his creations to life. His puppets become murderous little demons and escape. Distraught, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  David Schmoeller
CAST:  Paul Le Mat  •  William Hickey  •  Irene Miracle  •  Jimmie F. Skaggs

The Sentinel (1977) RT 58% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Chris Sarandon  •  Cristina Raines  •  Martin Balsam  •  José Ferrer