William Sadler Movies

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1. Machete Kills (2013)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.6
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41 Metascore

The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Danny Trejo, Alexa PenaVega, Mel Gibson, Jessica Alba

Votes: 65,624 | Gross: $8.01M

2. Frank the Bastard (2013)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.9
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39 Metascore

A woman returns to a small murky New England community where she grew up, located east of Acadia (French name for the region), to uncover the mystery behind her mother's untimely death. Some of the locals intend to stop her, though.

Director: Brad Coley | Stars: Rachel Miner, Andy Comeau, Shamika Cotton, Chris Sarandon

Votes: 74

3. Greetings from Tim Buckley (2012)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

6.1
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57 Metascore

A chronicle of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley's performance at his father's tribute concert in 1991.

Director: Daniel Algrant | Stars: Penn Badgley, Imogen Poots, Norbert Leo Butz, Ben Rosenfield

Votes: 1,405

4. Melvin Smarty (2012)

95 min | Comedy

6.4
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Against the backdrop of Reno, talkback radio, casinos, money, religion, crime, and other perversions, Melvin Smarty is a comedic romp about young love and what it takes to achieve happiness... See full summary »

Directors: Simon Mathew, Victoria Raiser | Stars: Helena Mattsson, Mark Matkevich, Andy Allo, Bonnie Bentley

Votes: 28

5. Riddle (2013)

PG-13 | 100 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.1
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A college girl goes to a small town named Riddle, only to find her missing younger brother.

Directors: John O. Hartman, Nicholas Mross | Stars: Elisabeth Harnois, Val Kilmer, Diora Baird, William Sadler

Votes: 1,783

6. Future Weather (2012)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.2
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67 Metascore

When her single mom runs off to California, Lauduree, a passionate environmentalist, clings to her rural home and a carbon sequestration experiment. But her grandmother Greta, a caustic ... See full summary »

Director: Jenny Deller | Stars: Perla Haney-Jardine, Lili Taylor, Amy Madigan, Marin Ireland

Votes: 437

7. See Girl Run (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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A young adult woman decides to revisit her past relationships in order to find some guidance in her current life.

Director: Nate Meyer | Stars: Robin Tunney, Adam Scott, Jeremy Strong, William Sadler

Votes: 1,221

8. Being Flynn (2012)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.4
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53 Metascore

Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.

Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Paul Dano, Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore, Olivia Thirlby

Votes: 15,089 | Gross: $0.53M

9. Man on a Ledge (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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40 Metascore

As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion.

Director: Asger Leth | Stars: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Mandy Gonzalez

Votes: 132,571 | Gross: $18.62M

10. Nothing Sacred (2015)

90 min | Fantasy

7.3
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A pair of twins named Blue and Delilah, separated at birth, meet for the first time at their mother's death bed. Their mother tells the twins that it is their fate to fulfill a secret ... See full summary »

Directors: Dylan Bank, Morgan Pehme | Stars: William Sadler, Thierry Lhermitte, Naama Kates, Alan Barnes Netherton

Votes: 25

11. Restitution (I) (2011)

R | 101 min | Crime, Thriller

3.7
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A true crime writer investigating a small town murder spree uncovers the devastating truth that changes the town forever.

Director: Lance Kawas | Stars: Mark Bierlein, Tom Arnold, Mena Suvari, Dave Davies

Votes: 739

12. Open Gate (2011)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

6.7
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In East Texas, a rodeo clown and bull fighters happens upon a drug-smuggling operation.

Director: Dan Jackson | Stars: Tyler Hoechlin, Agnes Bruckner, Henry Dittman, Josiah D. Lee

Votes: 163

13. Red & Blue Marbles (2011)

Sci-Fi

7.1
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Five Grad students must decide whether to stay on a dying Earth or sell themselves into a "corporate slavery" for transit to Mars.

Director: Shaun Lapacek | Stars: Sarah Jones, William Sadler, Ruby Dee, Gbenga Akinnagbe

Votes: 21

14. Mineville (2010)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

7.9
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Based on actual events, MINEVILLE explores the rise and fall of the United States iron-ore mining industry. Showcasing the plight of the early immigrant miners as they toil endlessly in the... See full summary »

Director: Lori Kelly | Stars: Cuyle Carvin, Nick Wechsler, William Sadler, Paul Sorvino

Votes: 18

15. Last Day of Summer (2009)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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This unpredictable story follows an agitated fast-food employee, Joe, who's reached his breaking point from being harassed and tormented by his boss. Finally on the last day of summer, Joe ... See full summary »

Director: Vlad Yudin | Stars: DJ Qualls, Nikki Reed, William Sadler, Chris Bashinelli

Votes: 745 | Gross: $0.05M

16. Shadowheart (2009 Video)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Drama, Romance

4.7
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James Conners comes home to the town of Legend, New Mexico in 1865 to avenge his fathers death against the ruthless Will Tunney. Along the way he re-captures his long lost love Mary Cooper.... See full summary »

Director: Dean Alioto | Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Justin Ament, Marnie Alton, Tonantzin Carmelo

Votes: 548

17. The Hills Run Red (2009 Video)

R | 81 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real, and he's thrilled to meet fans who will die gruesomely for his art.

Director: Dave Parker | Stars: Sophie Monk, Tad Hilgenbrink, William Sadler, Janet Montgomery

Votes: 8,259

18. Eagle Eye (2008)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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43 Metascore

Jerry and Rachel are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move.

Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis

Votes: 160,467 | Gross: $101.11M

19. The Mist (2007)

R | 126 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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58 Metascore

A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden, Andre Braugher

Votes: 245,312 | Gross: $25.59M

20. August Rush (2007)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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38 Metascore

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

Director: Kirsten Sheridan | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Terrence Howard

Votes: 94,826 | Gross: $31.66M

21. A New Wave (2006)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime

4.7
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A frustrated artist is convinced by his eccentric roommate to rob a bank. Having planned the crime by watching bank-robber films, the amateur heist is doomed from the beginning.

Director: Jason Carvey | Stars: Andrew Keegan, Lacey Chabert, John Krasinski, Dean Edwards

Votes: 367

22. Premium (2006)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Cool is a struggling actor fed up with stereotypical African-American roles. While pumping gas to make ends meet, he collides with his ex-fiance after 3 years of silence. She is getting ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Chatmon | Stars: Dorian Missick, Zoe Saldana, Hill Harper, Frankie Faison

Votes: 435

23. Jimmy and Judy (2006)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Two misunderstood suburban kids challenge society and run from the police while documenting all of their deeds with a digital camera.

Directors: Randall Rubin, Jonathan Schroder | Stars: Edward Furlong, Rachael Bella, William Sadler, James Eckhouse

Votes: 1,457

24. The Good Student (2006)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Mystery

5.0
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An unpopular high school teacher turns his life around after a student is kidnapped.

Director: David Ostry | Stars: Tim Daly, Hayden Panettiere, William Sadler, Dan Hedaya

Votes: 1,216

25. Unspoken (I) (2006)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

5.8
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The world outside has ceased to exist. Brandon, his girlfriend Katie and his younger brother Guy have finally decided that it is better to die at their own hands in the company of the ones ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Clebanoff | Stars: Justin Allen, Matthew Siegan, Ashley Jensen, William Sadler

Votes: 58

26. Confess (2005)

R | 89 min | Thriller, Drama

5.3
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A political thriller that charts the exploits of disillusioned ex-hacker Terell Lessor. A return to New York, coupled with a humiliating attempt at getting a new job, serves as the catalyst... See full summary »

Director: Stefan C. Schaefer | Stars: Eugene Byrd, Ali Larter, Melissa Leo, Glenn Fitzgerald

Votes: 318

27. Devour (2005 Video)

R | 90 min | Horror

4.9
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Revolves around a character named Jake Gray and his friends that have been playing a deadly game called "The Pathway", which eventually spirals out of control and threatens a worldwide epidemic of violence.

Director: David Winkler | Stars: Jensen Ackles, Shannyn Sossamon, Dominique Swain, William Sadler

Votes: 4,160

28. Purple Heart (2005)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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PURPLE HEART tells of a clean-up effort after a covert mission gone wrong. It is the story of Colonel Allen, the leader of a new, elite military unit designed for covert operations. His ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Birrell | Stars: William Sadler, Demetrius Navarro, Mel Harris, Ed Lauter

Votes: 101

29. Kinsey (2004)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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79 Metascore

A look at the life of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research, whose 1948 publication "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" was one of the first recorded works that saw science address sexual behavior.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O'Donnell, Peter Sarsgaard

Votes: 44,495 | Gross: $10.21M

30. The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003)

PG-13 | 79 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

6.1
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33 Metascore

A young war reenactor makes a friend on the battlefield who helps him use strategy to take on his high school enemy. Driven by newfound confidence, he seduces the friend's fetching older ... See full summary »

Directors: Efram Potelle, Kyle Rankin | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Elden Henson, Amy Smart, Anson Mount

Votes: 3,949 | Gross: $0.28M

31. Skippy (2001)

PG | 90 min | Romance, Family, Comedy

3.3
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A half-wit falls in love with a beautiful movie star.

Director: Dionysius Zervos | Stars: Lisa Denke, Roland Kickinger, William Sadler, Allan Rich

Votes: 153

32. The Green Mile (1999)

R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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61 Metascore

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 909,341 | Gross: $136.80M

33. Stealth Fighter (1999)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

3.8
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Ice-T stars as a naval pilot that fakes his own death, and later ends up employed by a Latin American arms dealer. He steals a stealth fighter from a U.S.A.F. base in the Phillippines, and ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Ice-T, Costas Mandylor, Erika Eleniak, Sarah Dampf

Votes: 800

34. Reach the Rock (1998)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Two school kids, who are best friends, are drinking on the side of a river. One friend bets the other that he can't swim across the river and "Reach The Rock". The friend takes the bet and ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Ryan | Stars: William Sadler, Alessandro Nivola, Bruce Norris, Karen Sillas

Votes: 767 | Gross: $0.00M

35. Disturbing Behavior (1998)

R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.5
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The new kid in town stumbles across something sinister about the town's method of transforming its unruly teens into upstanding citizens.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: James Marsden, Katie Holmes, Nick Stahl, Tobias Mehler

Votes: 18,523 | Gross: $17.41M

36. Ambushed (1998)

R | 109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Jim Natter, the leader of a violent Kuk Klux Klan lodge, is shot dead. His teenage son Eric Natter is found nearby, and taken into police custody for his protection pending the ... See full summary »

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Courtney B. Vance, Jeremy Lelliott, Virginia Madsen, William Forsythe

Votes: 528

37. RocketMan (1997)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Fred Z. Randall is a 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.

Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Harland Williams, Jessica Lundy, William Sadler, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 7,880 | Gross: $15.45M

38. Solo (1996)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.9
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Mario Van Peebles stars as an android killing weapon designed by the military and utilized to enter into a Latin American war to destroy the rebels - natives fighting simply to maintain ... See full summary »

Director: Norberto Barba | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, William Sadler, Barry Corbin, Jaime Gomez

Votes: 3,671 | Gross: $4.93M

39. Bordello of Blood (1996)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.3
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The Crypt Keeper returns to tell the story of a funeral parlor that moonlights as a vampire bordello.

Director: Gilbert Adler | Stars: Dennis Miller, Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart, John Kassir

Votes: 11,531 | Gross: $5.59M

40. Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)

R | 92 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Billy Zane, William Sadler, John Kassir, Jada Pinkett Smith

Votes: 18,181 | Gross: $21.09M

41. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 1,915,875 | Gross: $28.34M

42. Freaked (1993)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A vain actor, his best friend, and an activist end up at a mutant freak farm run by a weirdo scientist.

Directors: Tom Stern, Alex Winter | Stars: Brooke Shields, William Sadler, Eduardo Ricard, Henry Carbo

Votes: 5,050 | Gross: $0.03M

43. Trespass (1992)

R | 101 min | Action, Thriller

6.2
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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 is in the ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Bill Paxton, Ice-T, William Sadler, Ice Cube

Votes: 8,606 | Gross: $13.75M

44. Rush (1991)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Two small-town Texas cops go undercover to catch a major drug dealer and are sucked into the drug culture, compromising their assignment.

Director: Lili Fini Zanuck | Stars: Jason Patric, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott, Max Perlich

Votes: 6,817 | Gross: $7.24M

45. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.2
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60 Metascore

A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals.

Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, William Sadler, Joss Ackland

Votes: 53,733 | Gross: $38.04M

46. The Hot Spot (1990)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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56 Metascore

Upon arriving to a small town, a drifter quickly gets into trouble with the local authorities- and the local women- after he robs a bank.

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 8,822 | Gross: $1.29M

47. Die Hard 2 (1990)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

7.1
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67 Metascore

John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 294,627 | Gross: $117.54M

48. Hard to Kill (1990)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Left for dead with his wife killed in their house, L.A. Detective Mason Storm will have to make a quick recovery, expose those behind the murder and take revenge.

Director: Bruce Malmuth | Stars: Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler, Frederick Coffin

Votes: 23,913 | Gross: $47.41M

49. K-9 (1989)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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44 Metascore

To stop an elusive criminal, a maverick detective enlists the aid of a police dog who's an unusually intelligent smart alec.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Jim Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

Votes: 27,780 | Gross: $43.25M

50. Project X (1987)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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An Air Force pilot joins a top secret military experiment involving chimps, but begins to suspect there might be something more to the mysterious "Project X".

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Helen Hunt, Willie, Okko

Votes: 9,033 | Gross: $18.53M

51. Off Beat (1986)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.0
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Joe Gower's job is skating through library shelves, fetching books. A police officer and friend of his is chosen to participate in a charity dance performance. Gower agrees to take his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Judge Reinhold, Meg Tilly, Cleavant Derricks, Joe Mantegna

Votes: 759 | Gross: $4.84M

52. Hanky Panky (1982)

PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Completely innocent man, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she's later murdered, Michael becomes the chief suspect and goes on the run.

Director: Sidney Poitier | Stars: Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Kathleen Quinlan, Richard Widmark

Votes: 1,883 | Gross: $9.82M