Tag: Barry Levinson

Harry Haft (2021)

Storyline:The film is set post-World War II and will star Ben Foster as Harry Haft, a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by the memories and his guilt, he attempts to use ...

The Bay (2012) 5.6

The Bay (2012)

Storyline:This "found-footage" film is set in 2009 in the town of Claridge, Maryland on the Chesapeake Bay. During the town's annual 4th of July Crab Festival, townspeople become sick, exhibiting a variety of symptoms...

Avalon (1990) 7.2

Avalon (1990)

Storyline:A Polish-Jewish family arrives in the U.S. at the beginning of the twentieth century and they and their children try to build themselves a better future in the promised land. Written by Matti...

Jimmy Hollywood (1994) 5.3

Jimmy Hollywood (1994)

Storyline:Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems with short-term me...

Rain Man (1988) 7.8

Rain Man (1988)

Storyline:Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.User Reviews: My main man Charlie Babbitt.rnrnIt is something of a gr...

You Don’t Know Jack (2010) 7.1

You Don’t Know Jack (2010)

Storyline:Angel of mercy… or murderous “Doctor Death”? Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him ...

Liberty Heights (1999) 6.8

Liberty Heights (1999)

Storyline:Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.User Reviews:

Envy (2004) 4.8

Envy (2004)

Storyline:A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.User Reviews:

Bugsy (1991) 6.4

Bugsy (1991)

Storyline:New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone crossing him. In L.A. the life, ...

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight (2013) 6.5

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight (2013)

Storyline:Muhammad Ali’s historic Supreme Court battle from behind closed doors. When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious objector status led to a contro...

Tin Men (1987) 6.6

Tin Men (1987)

Storyline:A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.User Reviews:

Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) 6.8

Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

Storyline:Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet as boys in an English Boarding school. Holmes is known for his deductive ability even as a youth, amazing his classmates with his abilities. When they discover a plot to m...

Toys (1992) 5

Toys (1992)

Storyline:An eccentric toymaker's last wish is that his brother takes over the running of the business. The brother is a military General, and is out of touch with toymaking, and out of touch with reality too. The bus...

The Natural (1984) 7.5

The Natural (1984)

Storyline:An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat...

Man of the Year (2006) 6.2

Man of the Year (2006)

Storyline:Tom Dobbs, comedic host of a political talk show - a la Bill Maher and Jon Stewart - runs for President of the US as an independent candidate who, after an issues-oriented campaign and an explosive performan...

What Just Happened (2008) 5.7

What Just Happened (2008)

Storyline:A week in the life of Ben, a powerful Hollywood producer, as he juggles negotiations with a studio head so that his newest picture can open at Cannes in two weeks, with a high-strung director who must make e...

Disclosure (1994) 6.1

Disclosure (1994)

Storyline:Sexual harassment is the theme, but here it is the man who is harassed by his new female boss. A high-flying executive, Meredith, is out to ruin her former lover, who she's just beaten to the top job in an e...

Wag the Dog (1997) 7.1

Wag the Dog (1997)

Storyline:After being caught in a scandalous situation days before the election, the president does not seem to have much of a chance of being re-elected. One of his advisers contacts a top Hollywood producer in order...

Sleepers (1996) 7.6

Sleepers (1996)

Storyline:As children, Lorenzo Carcaterra - Shakes to his friends - Michael Sullivan, Tommy Marcano, and John Reilly were inseparable. They grew up in Hell's Kitchen, a far from perfect neighborhood, one filled as Sha...

Sphere (1998) 6.1

Sphere (1998)

Storyline:1000 feet below the ocean, navy divers discover an object half-a-mile long. A crack team of scientists are deployed to the site in Deepsea Habitats. What they find boggles the mind as they discover a perfect...

The Humbling (2014) 5.6

The Humbling (2014)

Storyline:An aged and addled actor has his world turned upside down after he embarks upon an affair with a lesbian, in this acidulous adaptation of the Philip Roth novel. Written by AnonymousUser Revie...

Diner (1982) 7.2

Diner (1982)

Storyline:Early twenty-something Baltimoreans Eddie, Shrevie, Boogie, Billy, Fenwick and Modell have been friends since they were kids, where the center of their lives has been and still is the Fells Point Diner. It's...

Paterno (TV Movie 2018) 6.5

Paterno (TV Movie 2018)

Storyline:The film centers on Joe Paterno, who after becoming the most successful coach in college football history, is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing...

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) 7.3

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

Storyline:A new Disc Jockey is shipped from Crete to Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio. He turns the studio on its ear and becomes wildly popular with the troops but runs afoul of the middle management who ...