Search results for "William Hurt"


Into the Wild (2007) RT 82% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2008

After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sean Penn
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  William Hurt  •  Jena Malone

A History of Violence (2005) RT 87% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Mar 2006

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Maria Bello  •  Heidi Hayes  •  Ashton Holmes

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) RT 73% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2002

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Haley Joel Osment  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Sam Robards  •  Jake Thomas

Body Heat (1981) RT 97% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 1997

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Richard Crenna  •  Ted Danson

Broadcast News (1987) RT 98% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Albert Brooks  •  Holly Hunter  •  Robert Prosky

Changing Lanes (2002) RT 77% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kim Staunton  •  Toni Collette

Children of a Lesser God (1986) RT 81% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Nov 2005

James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Randa Haines
CAST:  Marlee Matlin  •  William Hurt  •  Philip Bosco  •  John Limnidis

Dark City (1998) RT 74% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jul 1998

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Alex Proyas
CAST:  Rufus Sewell  •  William Hurt  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Jennifer Connelly

Gorky Park (1983) RT 78% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Lee Marvin  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Joanna Pacuła

Jane Eyre (1996) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 1998

Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Anna Paquin  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  William Hurt  •  Joan Plowright




Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985) RT 88% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 2008

Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a homosexual, is found guilty of immoral behaviour and Valentin is a political prisoner. To ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Hector Babenco
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Sônia Braga  •  José Lewgoy

Lost in Space (1998) RT 27% / Audience 24%

DVD release: Oct 1998

The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  William Hurt  •  Matt LeBlanc  •  Mimi Rogers

Michael (1996) RT 36% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Jun 1997

Tabloid reporters are sent by their editor to investigate after the paper recieves a letter from a woman claiming an angel is living with her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Andie MacDowell  •  William Hurt  •  Bob Hoskins

Mr. Brooks (2007) RT 55% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2007

A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bruce A. Evans
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Demi Moore  •  Dane Cook  •  William Hurt

Smoke (1995) RT 93% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Writer Paul Benjamin is nearly hit by a bus when he leaves Auggie Wren's smoke shop. Stranger Rashid Cole saves his life, and soon middle-aged Paul tells homeless Rashid that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang  •  Paul Auster
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  William Hurt  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  José Zúñiga

Syriana (2005) RT 72% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2006

The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Gaghan
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Matt Damon  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Chris Cooper

The Big Chill (1983) RT 68% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jan 1999

A couple's marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim named Alex ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Glenn Close  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  William Hurt

The Doctor (1991) RT 86% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Randa Haines
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Christine Lahti  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Mandy Patinkin

The Flamingo Rising (2001) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2001

When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Brian Benben  •  Olivia Oguma

The Good Shepherd (2006) RT 54% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert De Niro
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Tammy Blanchard