Movies starring Sean Astin

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50 First Dates

50 First Dates offers viewers a kinder, gentler Adam Sandler. Gone (at least for one movie) is the narcissistic adolescent caught in a perpetual state of arrested development. In his place is a likeable goofball whose rough edges are worn off by ...

Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 2004-02-13
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations, Profanity, Violence)
Genre: ROMANCE/COMEDY
Director: Peter Segal
Cast: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Sean Astin, ...
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We know from experience that Adam Sandler has a fondness for Frank Capra. After all, is there anything odder than watching Sandler channel Gary Cooper in a remake of Mr. Deeds (Goes to Town)? Actually, there is. It's watching Sandler channel Jim...

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2006-06-23
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Frank Coraci
Cast: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, ...
Final Season, The

No one could accuse David M. Evans of a lack of ambition. In The Final Season, he takes a standard sports cliché - the underdog team facing a big game - and grafts onto it countless mediocre subplots. There are so many, in fact, that it would tak...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2007-10-12
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: David M. Evans
Cast: Sean Astin, Powers Boothe, Rachael Leigh Cook, ...
Gloria Bell

We don’t see many movies like Gloria Bell these days. Simple, adult character studies with major stars have become a rarity in today’s movie climate. Gloria Bell is sedate in its approach – it tells a story but the narrative is devoid of ...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2019-03-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity, Profanity, Drugs)
Genre: Drama
Director: Sebastian Lelio
Cast: Julianne Moore, Brad Garrett, Rita Wilson, ...
Lord of the Rings, The: The Fellowship of the Ring

In the pantheon of fantasy writers, no diety is treated with greater reverence than J.R.R. Tolkien, who is regarded by most readers as the Father of Modern Fantasy. During the past three decades, the fantasy area in bookstores has expanded from a ...

Run Time: 2:58
U.S. Release Date: 2001-12-19
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: Peter Jackson
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Dominic Monaghan, ...
Lord of the Rings, The: The Return of the King

According to the calendar, Christmas is December 25. According to the movie release schedule, it's December 17. There can be no greater gift for a movie lover than the one bestowed upon audiences by Peter Jackson, whose The Lord of the Rings: Th...

Run Time: 3:21
U.S. Release Date: 2003-12-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: Peter Jackson
Cast: Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis, Bernard Hill, ...
Lord of the Rings, The: The Two Towers

If there is a primary quality needed to bring J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings to the screen, it is vision - an attribute possessed in abundance by director Peter Jackson. In more than 100 years of motion pictures, few cinematic campaigns of...

Run Time: 2:59
U.S. Release Date: 2002-12-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: Peter Jackson
Cast: Elijah Wood, Bernard Hill, Brad Dourif, ...