Search results for "William Windom"


Uncle Buck (1989) RT 64% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 1998

As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  John Candy  •  Macaulay Culkin  •  Amy Madigan  •  Jean Louisa Kelly

Brewster McCloud (1970) RT 83% / Audience 84%

Brewster is an owlish, intellectual boy who lives in a fallout shelter of the Houston Astrodome. He has a dream: to take flight within the confines of the stadium. Brewster ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Bud Cort  •  Sally Kellerman  •  Michael Murphy  •  William Windom

Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996)

Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Greg Spence
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Jamie Renée Smith  •  Karen Black  •  Mark Salling

Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) RT 78% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Dec 2000

The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Don Taylor
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Kim Hunter  •  Bradford Dillman  •  Natalie Trundy

Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)

Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Patrick Swayze  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh

She's Having a Baby (1988) RT 34% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Alec Baldwin  •  William Windom

The Americanization of Emily (1964) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: May 2005

During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  James Garner  •  Julie Andrews  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  James Coburn

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) RT 91% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Mary Badham  •  Phillip Alford  •  Robert Duvall

True Crime (1999) RT 55% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Isaiah Washington  •  Diane Venora  •  Lisa Gay Hamilton

Sommersby (1993) RT 63% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Set in the south of the United States just after the Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband Jack, believed killed in the Civil War. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Richard Gere  •  Bill Pullman  •  James Earl Jones




Surviving: A Family in Crisis (1985)

Lonnie and Rick seem to be complete opposites, at first glance. A survivor of suicide, Lonnie is introverted and ill at ease around her parents, Lois and Harvey. Rick, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Waris Hussein
CAST:  Zach Galligan  •  Molly Ringwald  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Len Cariou

The Man (1972)

When the President and Speaker of the House are killed in a building collapse, and the Vice-President declines the office due to age and ill-health, Senate President pro ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Martin Balsam  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Lew Ayres

The Day the Earth Moved (1974)

An aerial photography team tries to alert a small town about an impending earthquake, but no one believes the duo until the tremors start and the walls begin to collapse.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Michael Lewis
CAST:  Jackie Cooper  •  Stella Stevens  •  Cleavon Little  •  William Windom

The Girls of Huntington House (1973)

DVD release: Oct 1989

An unmarried teacher in a school for unwed mothers finds herself becoming too emotionally attached to her students and their problems.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alf Kjellin
CAST:  Shirley Jones  •  Mercedes McCambridge  •  Pamela Sue Martin  •  William Windom

Mean Dog Blues (1978)

Former TV documentary filmmaker Mel Stuart tries to inject an acceptable degree of verisimilitude in Mean Dog Blues. A victim of circumstance, country and western musician ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Mel Stuart
CAST:  Gregg Henry  •  Kay Lenz  •  Scatman Crothers  •  Tina Louise

There Must Be a Pony (1986)

Marguerite Sydney is a celebrated Hollywood star attempting a comeback after a stay in a mental hospital, as well as trying to re-establish a relationship with her teenage son ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Robert Wagner  •  James Coco  •  William Windom

Goodbye, Franklin High (1978)

Comic melodrama following the day-to-day life of high school senior Will, a promising but naive athlete struggling with choices that could determine his future, romance and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike MacFarland
CAST:  Lane Caudell  •  Julie Adams  •  William Windom  •  Darby Hinton

Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case (1975)

The story of Dr. Sam Sheppard, an Ohio doctor convicted of murdering his wife, despite his vehement denials of the crime.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Robert Michael Lewis
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Barnard Hughes  •  Walter McGinn  •  William Windom

Prince Jack (1985)

A dramatic look at the inner workings of the Kennedy administration.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Bert Lovitt
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Jim Backus  •  Theodore Bikel  •  Robert Guillaume

Leave 'Em Laughing (1981) RT Audience 50%

Based on a true story, Mickey Rooney plays real-life clown Jack Thum. Thum and his wife cared for dozens of unwanted children. When Thum realizes he has terminal cancer, he ...  (more)

GENRES: TV movie
DIRECTION:  Jackie Cooper
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Anne Jackson  •  Allen Garfield  •  Elisha Cook, Jr.