Tag: Sam Shepard

Thunderheart (1992) 6.8

Thunderheart (1992)

An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage. Slowly he rejects the intimidating tactics of his fellow FBI agents, who are...

The Accidental Husband (2008) 5.6

The Accidental Husband (2008)

Emma Lloyd has made a career out of her sensible, mature and responsible approach to relationships. She has a hit radio talk show, an impending book deal, and a loving relationship with her fiancé, Richard, a conventiona...

Bloodline s1 e4 Part 4 7.8

Bloodline s1 e4 Part 4

The family adjusts to Danny's new role at the inn. John and Marco discover a burned boat connected to their murder case.::Anon...

Bloodline s1 e2 Part 2 8

Bloodline s1 e2 Part 2

An accident exposes old wounds, complicating the already difficult situation between Danny and his family.::Anon...

Bloodline s1 e1 Part 1 7.9

Bloodline s1 e1 Part 1

Danny returns home, with deep reservation, to his family-owned posh resort for the family and friends reunion celebrating 45 years of the opening of the resort. The family are divided in their responses to his suggestion...

All the Pretty Horses (2000) 5.8

All the Pretty Horses (2000)

Two young Texas cowboys on the cusp of manhood ride into 1940's Mexico in search of experience. What they find is a country as chaotic as it is beautiful, as cruel and unfeeling as it is mysterious, where death is a cons...

Don’t Come Knocking-2005 6.6

Don’t Come Knocking-2005

Howard Spence (Sam Shepard) has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs, and young women. If he were to die now, nobody would shed a ...

Never Here-2017 4.3

Never Here-2017

Lines blur between real and imaginary, crime and art, the watcher and the watched in this eerie, genre-subverting exploration of identity. Installation artist Miranda Fall (Mireille Enos) follows and photographs stranger...

Ithaca-2015 5.5

Ithaca-2015

Fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sis...

Frances-1982 7.4

Frances-1982

Frances Farmer, a precocious Seattle teenager, takes unpopular social and political positions, to the mixed reactions of her parents. Frances becomes an actress and has some strong success in New York, but her refusal to...

Bright Angel-1990 5.6

Bright Angel-1990

Road-movie from Montana to Wyoming. A gullible, innocent young man (Mulroney) assists a versatile girl (Taylor) on her long quest to get her brother out of jail.::Roald Pettersen, Norway...

In Dubious Battle-2016 6.1

In Dubious Battle-2016

In the California apple country, 900 migratory workers rise up "in dubious battle" against the landowners. The group takes on a life of its own - stronger than its individual members and more frightening. Led by the doom...

Days of Heaven-1978 7.9

Days of Heaven-1978

Bill and Abby, a young couple who to the outside world pretend to be brother and sister are living and working in Chicago at the beginning of the century. They want to escape the poverty and hard labor of the city and tr...

Black Hawk Down-2001 7.7

Black Hawk Down-2001

Action/war drama based on the best-selling book detailing a near-disastrous mission in Somalia on October 3, 1993. On this date nearly 100 U.S. Army Rangers, commanded by Capt. Mike Steele, were dropped by helicopter dee...

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford-2007 7.5

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford-2007

Taking place in the American Northwest in the early 1880s, the film dramatizes the last seven months in the life of famed outlaw Jesse James, beginning with the Blue Cut train robbery of 1881 and culminating in his assas...

Bandidas-2006 5.7

Bandidas-2006

In 1848, a New York bank wants to put a railroad across Mexico, so it buys up small banks around Santa Rita, Durango, and evicts farmers on the proposed rail line who owe money. The bank's henchman is the murderous Jacks...

Safe House-2012 6.7

Safe House-2012

Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA rookie who is manning a safe house in Cape Town, South Africa, when Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington) the CIA's most wanted rogue agent is captured and taken to the safe house. During F...

Steel Magnolias-1989 7.3

Steel Magnolias-1989

Pivoting around the lively Truvy Jones' Louisiana beauty parlour, a tightly-knit band of friends, confront griefs, loss, life's unforeseen tragedies and heartaches with what they do best: gossiping and sharing. The spiri...

Out of the Furnace-2013 6.8

Out of the Furnace-2013

Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becom...

Cold in July-2014 6.8

Cold in July-2014

When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner...

Brothers-2009 7.1

Brothers-2009

Before leaving on his second tour in Afghanistan, Marine Captain Sam Cahill, a leader, an athlete, a good husband and father, welcomes his screw-up brother Tommy home from prison. He'd robbed a bank. In country, Sam's he...

Mud-2012 7.4

Mud-2012

14 year-old Ellis (Tye Sheridan) lives on a makeshift houseboat on the banks of a river in Arkansas with his parents, Mary Lee (Sarah Paulson) and Senior (Ray McKinnon). He sneaks out early one morning to meet his best f...

Hamlet-2000 5.9

Hamlet-2000

New York, 2000. A specter in the guise of the newly-dead CEO of Denmark Corporation appears to Hamlet, tells of murder most foul, demands revenge, and identifies the killer as Claudius, the new head of Denmark, Hamlet's ...

Felon-2008 7.4

Felon-2008

A family man, Wade Porter, is living the American Dream with his girlfriend Laura and their son Michael: they have a nice house, he has just raised a loan to make his company grow and they are going to get married. Howev...

Paris, Texas-1984 8.1

Paris, Texas-1984

A man wanders out of the desert after a four year absence. His brother finds him, and together they return to L.A. to reunite the man with his young son. Soon after, he and the boy set out to locate the mother of the chi...

August: Osage County-2013 7.2

August: Osage County-2013

Violet Weston (Meryl Streep) has cancer and a propensity for pills and alcohol. She's a difficult woman to deal with and her husband has finally had enough. Violet's family gathers including middle daughter Ivy, youngest...

The Right Stuff-1983 7.8

The Right Stuff-1983

Tom Wolfe's book on the history of the U.S. Space program reads like a novel, and the film has that same fictional quality. It covers the breaking of the sound barrier by Chuck Yeager to the Mercury 7 astronauts, showing...

Killing Them Softly-2012 6.2

Killing Them Softly-2012

Three amateurs stickup a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. Brad Pitt plays the hitman hired to track them down and restore order....

Purgatory-1999 7

Purgatory-1999

An outlaw band flees a posse and rides into Refuge, a small town where no one carries a gun, drinks, or swears. The town is actually Purgatory, and the peaceful inhabitants are all famous dead outlaws and criminals such ...

The Return-2006 4.7

The Return-2006

The restless sales representative of a transport company Joanna Mills travels from Saint Louis to Texas in a business trip. She is haunted by violent visions and after meeting her client, she visits her lonely father. On...

Savannah-2013 5.9

Savannah-2013

SAVANNAH is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong si...

Midnight Special-2016 6.6

Midnight Special-2016

Alton Meyer is a boy unlike any other in the world with bizarrely powerful abilities and strange weaknesses. In the middle of the night, his father, Roy, spirits him away from the isolated cult that practically worships ...