Search results for "William Russ"


American History X (1998) RT 83% / Audience 96%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tony Kaye
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Edward Furlong  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Avery Brooks

Blood & Orchids (1986)

Hester Murdoch is found naked and nearly beaten to death by four young Hawaiian men on the beach and taken to the hospital. Some of the men didn't want to get involved, ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Jerry Thorpe
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Jane Alexander  •  Sean Young  •  José Ferrer

The Right Stuff (1983)

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Sam Shepard  •  Scott Glenn  •  Ed Harris  •  Dennis Quaid

The Border (1982) RT 89% / Audience 51%

DVD release: May 2004

A corrupted border agent decides to clean up his act when an impoverished woman's baby is put up for sale on the black market.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Valerie Perrine  •  Warren Oates

Wanted: Dead or Alive (1987) RT 25% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Nick Randall is a Los Angeles-based bounty hunter and an ex-CIA operative who is asked by a former co-worker to help track down terrorist Malak Al Rahim. However, Malak Al ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gary Sherman
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Gene Simmons  •  Eli Danker  •  Nick Faltas

Finding John Christmas (2003) RT Audience 52%

When a photojournalist (David Cubitt) photographs a mysterious stranger performing an act of bravery, the act quickly becomes headline news and the town dubs the stranger ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Andy Wolk
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  William Russ  •  Maria Ricossa  •  Valerie Bertinelli

Crazy from the Heart (1991)

A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Thomas Schlamme
CAST:  Rubén Blades  •  Christine Lahti  •  William Russ  •  Louise Latham

Drones (2013) RT 33% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Aug 2014

Drones begins in the Nevada desert, where new girl Sue Lawson joins airman Jack in a hot, windowless bunker from which they manoeuvre unmanned drones across the plains of ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rick Rosenthal
CAST:  Matt O'Leary  •  Eloise Mumford  •  Whip Hubley  •  Amir Khalighi

California Solo (2012) RT 67% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2013

Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Marshall Lewy
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Alexia Rasmussen  •  Kathleen Wilhoite  •  A Martinez

The Long Hot Summer (1985) RT Audience 88%

Accused barn burner and con man Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and quickly ingratiates himself with its richest family, the Varners.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Cooper
CAST:  Don Johnson  •  Jason Robards  •  Judith Ivey  •  Cybill Shepherd




Replacing Dad (1999)

Linda and George live in a small town. He is the school principal. They are about to celebrate their 16th anniversary. She catches him with her daughter's young teacher, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Joyce Chopra
CAST:  Mary McDonnell  •  William Russ  •  Jack Coleman  •  Erik von Detten

Beer (1985) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Jul 1988

An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Patrick Kelly
CAST:  Loretta Swit  •  Rip Torn  •  Kenneth Mars  •  David Alan Grier

Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1981) RT Audience 80%

Cattle Annie and Little Britches is a 1981 American film[1] starring Burt Lancaster, Rod Steiger, Diane Lane, and Amanda Plummer, based on the lives of two adolescent girls in ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Lamont Johnson
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Diane Lane  •  Scott Glenn

Green Guys (2011) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Four young con artists start a top-secret money laundering scheme - and are slowly torn apart by their own greed and corruption.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Kris Lemche  •  David J. Phillips  •  Christopher Redman  •  Darrel Davenport

Traces of Red (1992) RT 29% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Jack, a Palm Beach detective, becomes involved in a case of multiple murders. All the women can be linked to Jack in some way. Jack and his partner have no leads, but numerous ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andy Wolk
CAST:  James Belushi  •  Lorraine Bracco  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  William Russ

Second Serve (1986) RT Audience 100%

Fact-based story about tennis pro Renee Richards, whose player status was challenged in 1976 when it was revealed that she was a transsexual. Flashback to 1964 and meet ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Martin Balsam  •  William Russ  •  Alice Krige

Gone to Texas (1986) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Jun 1993

Sam Elliot stars as Sam Houston, the visionary who nearly single-handedly forged the state of Texas into a powerful entity in its own right. Refusing to forget the Alamo (as ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War • Western
DIRECTION:  Peter Levin
CAST:  Sam Elliott  •  Claudia Christian  •  Devon Ericson  •  Michael C. Gwynne