Search results for "William Sadler"


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

The Green Mile (1999) RT 80% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jun 2000

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cell block's head ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Michael Clarke Duncan  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  David Morse

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991) RT 54% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Alex Winter  •  George Carlin  •  William Sadler

Tales from the Crypt presents: Demon Knight (1995) RT 37% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Billy Zane  •  William Sadler  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Brenda Bakke

Die Hard 2 (1990) RT 69% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Off-duty cop John McClane is gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when, on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation’s capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Bonnie Bedelia  •  William Sadler  •  Franco Nero

K-9 (1989) RT 22% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Jun 1999

The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee (Officer Lewis), who has been ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Rod Daniel
CAST:  James Belushi  •  Mel Harris  •  Kevin Tighe  •  Ed O'Neill

Kinsey (2004) RT 90% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2005

Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Laura Linney  •  Chris O'Donnell  •  Peter Sarsgaard

Roadracers (1994) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Cynical look at a '50s rebellious Rocker who has to confront his future, thugs with knives, and the crooked town sheriff.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Salma Hayek  •  John Hawkes  •  Jason Wiles

Rocket Man (1997)

Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Stuart Gillard
CAST:  Harland Williams  •  Jessica Lundy  •  William Sadler  •  Beau Bridges

Rush (1991) RT 71% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Undercover cop Jim Raynor (Jason Patric) is a seasoned veteran. His partner, Kristen Cates (Jennifer Jason Leigh), is lacking in experience, but he thinks she's tough enough ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lili Fini Zanuck
CAST:  Jason Patric  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Sam Elliott  •  Max Perlich




Tagget (1991)

DVD release: Jan 1992

A disabled Vietnam veteran investigates an attempt on his life.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Richard T. Heffron
CAST:  Daniel J. Travanti  •  Roxanne Hart  •  Peter Michael Goetz  •  Stephen Tobolowsky

The Hot Spot (1990) RT 71% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jun 2000

A loner moves in to a small Texas town, finds himself a job, and sets about plotting to rob the local bank.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dennis Hopper
CAST:  Don Johnson  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Charles Martin Smith

Trespass (1992) RT 68% / Audience 47%

DVD release: May 1998

Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Walter Hill
CAST:  Bill Paxton  •  Ice-T  •  William Sadler  •  Ice Cube

Hard to Kill (1990) RT 33% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bruce Malmuth
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  Kelly LeBrock  •  William Sadler  •  Frederick Coffin

Bordello of Blood (1996)

Private eye Rafe Guttman is hired by repressed, born-again Katherine to find her missing bad-boy brother. The trail leads him to a whorehouse run by a thousand-year-old ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Gilbert Adler
CAST:  Dennis Miller  •  Erika Eleniak  •  Angie Everhart  •  John Kassir

Project X (1987) RT 78% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A young inductee into the military is given the task of looking after some chimpanzees used in the mysterious "Project X". Getting to know the chimps fairly well, he begins to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Helen Hunt  •  Willie  •  William Sadler

Freaked (1993) RT 47% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 2005

A vain actor, his best friend, and an activist end up at a mutant freak farm run by a weirdo scientist.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alex Winter  •  Tom Stern
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  William Sadler  •  Alex Winter  •  Randy Quaid

Disturbing Behavior (1998) RT 35% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Steve Clark is a newcomer in the town of Cradle Bay, and he quickly realizes that there's something odd about his high school classmates. The clique known as the "Blue ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Nutter
CAST:  James Marsden  •  Katie Holmes  •  Nick Stahl  •  Steve Railsback

August Rush (2007) RT 37% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2008

A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Kirsten Sheridan
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Keri Russell  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Terrence Howard

Solo (1996)

An android fighting-machine (Mario Van Peebles) is charged with destroying a small brigade of rebels in a Latin American war who are fighting to maintain their freedom and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Norberto Barba
CAST:  Mario Van Peebles  •  Barry Corbin  •  William Sadler  •  Jaime Osorio Gómez