Movies starring William Hurt

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Body Heat

Body Heat is Lawrence Kasdan's directorial debut. His role behind the camera was earned in large part because of his writing contributions to The Empire Strikes Back and Raiders of the Lost Ark, two of the biggest movies of the early '80s. And, i...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: 1981-08-28
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Situations, Nudity, Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
Cast: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna, ...
Captain America: Civil War

Spoiler Alert! Nothing overt but I hint at some plot developments that some readers may not want to know about until after they’ve seen the movie. Depends on your concerns about a “virgin movie-going experience.” Despite the name...

Run Time: 2:26
U.S. Release Date: 2016-05-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, ...
Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, The

For the most part, movies are obsessed with the notion that romantic love lasts forever. That explains the popularity of romantic comedies, most of which conclude with a declaration of undying affection, sealed with a kiss. Only a few brave direct...

Run Time: 2:02
U.S. Release Date: 2014-09-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Ned Benson
Cast: James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, ...
Good Shepherd, The

The Good Shepherd is Robert DeNiro's fictionalized account of the birth and early years of the CIA. While the names have been changed to protect the not-so-innocent, many of the characters have real-life counterparts. The lengthy movie (15 minute...

Run Time: 2:45
U.S. Release Date: 2006-12-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA/THRILLER
Director: Robert De Niro
Cast: Matt Damon, John Turturro Tammy Blanchard, William Hurt, ...
History of Violence, A

Note: Although this review does not contain explicit spoilers, careful reading may make it possible to discern plot points. Consider this a warning. David Cronenberg, the director of such films as Dead Ringers and The Fly, has a reputation for b...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2005-09-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, ...
Host, The

Sometimes with a movie like The Host, it's tough to determine whether the fatal flaws lie in the source material or the adaptation. Considering that the author of the source material is Stephenie Meyer, who singlehandedly defanged vampires and decl...

Run Time: 2:05
U.S. Release Date: 2013-03-29
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/DRAMA
Director: Andrew Niccol
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, William Hurt, ...
Incredible Hulk, The

Possible Spoilers: This review reveals some of the cameos in The Incredible Hulk. Those who wish to be surprised by these appearances would do well to stop reading now. For five years, Marvel has been trying to figure out what to do with one of ...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2008-06-13
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Louis Leterrier
Cast: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, ...
Into the Wild

There's something seductive about the idea of turning one's back on civilization and all its trappings. Many of us entertain this thought during a daydream or in those gentle minutes between wakefulness and sleep, but we don't view it as the act of...

Run Time: 2:25
U.S. Release Date: 2007-09-21
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Situations, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA/ADVENTURE
Director: Sean Penn
Cast: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Hal Holbrook, ...
Jane Eyre

In an era when movies are again turning to classic literature for inspiration, it was only a matter of time before a new version of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre reached the screen. One of the best-loved of all the Victorian novels, Jane Eyre combi...

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 1996-04-05
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Cast: Charlotte Gainsbourg, William Hurt, Joan Plowright, ...
Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman is a fascinating character study - an exploration into how a bond of kinship can develop between two very different men, each of whose present circumstances is erected on a foundation of secrets. The film, based on the nov...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 1985-07-26
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA/THRILLER
Director: Hector Babenco
Cast: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sonia Braga