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Films to Rent

Bat 21Bat 21 (1988)
Dir. Peter Markle
Feat. Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Jerry Reed
Gene Hackman is shot down over enemy lines deep in war–torn Vietnam; Danny Glover is the Air Force pilot charged with saving his skin. Expect…
Package, ThePackage, The (1989)
Dir. Andrew Davis
Feat. Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy
Sharp geo–political thriller with an anti–nuclear bent. Gene Hackman plays a veteran Army Sgt. assigned to escort a military prisoner…
Class ActionClass Action (1990)
Dir. Michael Apted
Feat. Gene Hackman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
A lawyer becomes forced to prosecute a case in which his estranged daughter will act for the defence. Courtroom ethics are violated in style by Gene…
Narrow MarginNarrow Margin (1990)
Dir. Peter Hyams
Feat. Gene Hackman, Anne Archer, James B. Sikking
Gene Hackman stars in this remake of the 1952 classic about a protected witness who must testify against a mob killing. All set on a fast moving…
Loose CannonsLoose Cannons (1990)
Dir. Bob Clark
Feat. Dan Aykroyd, Gene Hackman, Dom DeLuise
Clunky buddy cop comedy has Gene Hackman and Dan Aykroyd teaming up to fight crime, only one of them suffers from split personality disorder.
Company BusinessCompany Business (1991)
Dir. Nicholas Meyer
Feat. Gene Hackman, Mikhail Baryshnikov
Cold–war era spy thriller where ex–CIA agent Hackman teams up with Soviet spy Baryshnikov after being double–crossed by their own…
UnforgivenUnforgiven (1992) Aro Favourite
Dir. Clint Eastwood
Feat. Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman
Clint Eastwood delivers the film of his acting and directing career with a smoulderingly dark rendering of a smart script about an aging gunfighter…
Firm, TheFirm, The (1993)
Dir. Sydney Pollack
Feat. Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman
Tom Cruise ain't bad as a prodigal law graduate offered a six–figure salary with a prestigious but corrupt law firm. A reasonable meal is made…
GeronimoGeronimo (1994)
Dir. Walter Hill
Feat. Wes Studi, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman
Intelligent, if unremarkable, big–budget Western that chronicles the U.S. Army's attempt to bring down the great Apache warrior,…
Wyatt EarpWyatt Earp (1994)
Dir. Lawrence Kasdan
Feat. Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman
Lovingly crafted rendition of an oft–told legend is the first major flop in the careers of Costner and the director. Not a bad film, but the…
Quick and the Dead, TheQuick and the Dead, The (1995)
Dir. Sam Raimi
Feat. Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe
A showdown at a gunfighting competition that plays like a cross between a 'Milky Bar' ad and a WWF pro–wrestling rumble. Director Raimi (EVIL…
Crimson TideCrimson Tide (1995)
Dir. Tony Scott
Feat. Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen
Gene Hackman and Denzel Washington clash ethics as Captain and deputy on a US submarine entering hostile waters of a Russian renegade. Nuclear war…
Get ShortyGet Shorty (1995)
Dir. Barry Sonnenfeld
Feat. John Travolta, Danny De Vito, Gene Hackman
Riding the wave of PULP FICTION, this is the most successful stab at translating Elmore Leonard for the screen. John Travolta is an amiable mobster…
Birdcage, TheBirdcage, The (1996)
Dir. Mike Nichols
Feat. Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane
Robin Williams lets someone else wear the frocks in this faithful remake of the French hit, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. As the live–in–lover left…
Extreme MeasuresExtreme Measures (1996)
Dir. Michael Apted
Feat. Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker
Hugh Grant sniffs out conspiracy in the corridors of medicine. The potential intrigue of scientific ethics is undone by the melodramatic hyperbole…
Chamber, TheChamber, The (1996)
Dir. James Foley
Feat. Chris O'Donnell, Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway
Pedestrian John Grisham adaptation again has a whitebread lawyer involved in truth, justice and moral conundrums in the heartless Deep…
Absolute PowerAbsolute Power (1996)
Dir. Clint Eastwood
Feat. Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Judy Davis
Cat–burglar Clint Eastwood witnesses the US President murder his friend's wife after a bout of infidelity, and is hunted down by a deadly…
Twilight (1997)
Dir. Robert Benton
Feat. Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman
Star wattage brightens this old–fashioned, autumnal mystery–drama, reuniting NOBODY'S FOOL director Benton with Paul Newman as a…
AntzAntz (1998) Recommended
Dir. Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson
Feat. Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Sylvester Stallone
Fully computer–animated family film takes best advantage of current technology, and successfully implants the voice and persona of Woody Allen…
Enemy of the StateEnemy of the State (1998)
Dir. Tony Scott
Feat. Will Smith, Jon Voight, Gene Hackman
Lawyer Will Smith unwittingly receives proof of a high–ranking assassination, and becomes not so much the enemy of the state as of…
Replacements, TheReplacements, The (2000)
Dir. Howard Deutch
Feat. Gene Hackman, Keanu Reeves, Jack Warden
Hard–nosed Gene Hackman is hired to find replacement talent for a striking pro–football team, and Keanu Reeves is the ex–player who…
Behind Enemy LinesBehind Enemy Lines (2001)
Dir. Jason Moore
Feat. Owen Wilson, Gene Hackman
Beyond–credibility gungho actioner which has fighter–pilot Owen Wilson shot down over Bosnia because he’s witnessed a Serb…
HeistHeist (2001)
Dir. David Mamet
Feat. Gene Hackman, Ricky Jay, Delroy Lindo
The heisting of Swiss–Bank bullion by professional thieves Gene Hackman, Ricky Jay and Delroy Lindo is given enjoyably intricate spins by…
Royal Tenenbaums, TheRoyal Tenenbaums, The (2001) Recommended
Dir. Wes Anderson
Feat. Gene Hackman, Ben Stiller, Gwyneth Paltrow
Spinning another pathologically eccentric comedy, the dir. of BOTTLE ROCKET and RUSHMORE will either have you declining to be amused or else…
Runaway JuryRunaway Jury (2003)
Dir. Gary Fleder
Feat. John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman
It's back to court with John Grisham, in a well–cast, entertaining tale of gun–control issues, jury–manipulation, big business and…

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