George W. Bush (Josh Brolin) follows in his father's (James Cromwell) footsteps to become the 43rd president of the United States. Overcoming alcoholism and discovering his Christian faith, Bush's eventful and controversial life swings from the triumph of his successful campaign to the tragedy of 9/11 and unpopular war in Iraq. Directed by Oliver Stone. With Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton, Ioan Gruffudd, Toby Jones, Jeffrey Wright, Scott Glenn, Ellen Burstyn and Noah Wyle. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Biography. Year: 2008.
James Cromwell in W.
In 1795, 20-year-old aspiring author Jane Austen (Anne Hathaway) is under pressure from her family to marry a rich man , the nephew of a local aristocrat (Maggie Smith). But Jane is in love with Tom (James McAvoy), a young Irishman, to the horror of her mother (Julie Walters) and the local clergyman (James Cromwell). But Tom and Jane fight for their happiness. Directed by Julian Jarrold. Categories: Biography, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
James Cromwell in Becoming Jane
With Spider-Man now a beloved celebrity, Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) has come to terms with his duty and has found a way to balance his work with his relationship with Mary Jane (Kirsten Dunst). But, when his suit somehow turns black and increases his super powers, Peter's personality begins to change and he becomes angry, aggressive and arrogant. After his actions cause him to lose Mary Jane, Peter must figure out a way to return to his former self while fighting off his old friend Harry Osborn (James Franco) and a powerful new enemy, Sandman (Thomas Haden Church). Directed by Sam Raimi. With Topher Grace, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rosemary Harris and J.K. Simmons. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Based on a Comic. Year: 2007.
James Cromwell in Spider-Man 3
Shortly after the election of Tony Blair, the death of Princess Diana shocks Great Britain and the world. In the time that follows, a power struggle develops between the Queen (Helen Mirren) and the new Prime Minister (Michael Sheen). While the Queen's mannered upbringing prevents her from making any overt emotional gestures about Princess Di's death, Tony Blair knows that such a display is just want the country and the monarchy needs. Directed by Stephen Frears. With Helen McCrory, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings and Mark Bazeley. Categories: Drama, Biography. Year: 2006.
James Cromwell in The Queen
After a drunken high speed police chase, former NFL quarterback Paul Crewe (Adam Sandler) finds himself behind bars. Offered a shortened sentence by football obsessed Warden Hazen (James Cromwell), Crewe is tasked with putting together a team of convicts for a rigged game against the prison guards. With help from a well-connected prisoner named Caretaker (Chris Rock) and aging legend Nate Scarborough (Burt Reynolds) as coach, Crewe ends up connecting with his teammates and begins to rethink throwing the game. Directed by Peter Segal. With Nelly, Terry Crews, David Patrick Kelly, Tracy Morgan, William Fichtner, Allen Covert, Rob Schneider and Courteney Cox. Categories: Comedy, Sports. Year: 2005.
James Cromwell in The Longest Yard
Chicago police officer Del Spooner (Will Smith) is investigating the case of the century: an apparent murder by a robot (Alan Tudyk). In a world totally dependent on artificially intelligent machines, the possibility of a robot homicide could destroy the fabric of society. Joined by psychologist Susan Calvin (Bridget Moynahan), Spooner must out-smart mankind's most intelligent creation in order to save its future. Directed by Alex Proyas. With James Cromwell, Bruce Greenwood and Adrian Ricard. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2004.
James Cromwell in I, Robot
CIA Agent Jack Ryan (Ben Affleck) is brought in when Russia elects a new president and the director of Counter Intelligence (Morgan Freeman) suspects that this new leader cannot be trusted. It turns out that a third party plans to push Russia and America into war by detonating a mobile nuclear bomb at a football game in Baltimore. It's up to Jack Ryan to foil this plot. Directed by Phil Alden Robinson. With Liev Schreiber and Alan Bates. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2002.
James Cromwell in The Sum of All Fears
Scandals, cover-ups and sex are at the center of this thriller. John Travolta and Madeleine Stowe play army officers and former lovers who investigate the torture killing of the daughter (Leslie Stefanson) of a prominent general (James Cromwell). Their investigation leads them back to West Point, and to abuses by powerful men. Should they risk their own careers to bring the truth to light? James Woods plays a high-ranking officer with something to hide. Directed by Simon West. Clarence Williams III. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1999.
James Cromwell in The General's Daughter
Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks) is a decent and hard-working prison guard at Cold Mountain Penitentiary. When John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan), who has been convicted of rape and murder, is sent to Cold Mountain's death row, Edgemcomb and the other guards (David Morse and Barry Pepper) sense that Coffey is no ordinary prisoner. When Coffey is discovered to have a special gift, the guards face a moral dilemma in deciding whether or not to carry out their duties. Directed by Frank Darabont. With Bonnie Hunt, James Cromwell, Sam Rockwell, William Sadler, Patricia Clarkson and Gary Sinise. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1999.
James Cromwell in The Green Mile
A brutal mass killing at an all-night coffee shop brings three cops with different attitudes and agendas onto the case. Ed Exley (Guy Pearce) is an straight-laced, by-the-book detective trying to live up to his family name. Bud White (Russell Crowe) is a tough, seasoned cop with a temper, whose ex-partner was one of the killer's victims. Jack Vincennes (Kevin Spacey) a slick Hollywood cop, who takes down celebrities for the kickbacks and notoriety. Together, they uncover a deadly conspiracy involving crooked cops and a beautiful blonde (Kim Basinger). Directed by Curtis Hanson. With James Cromwell and Danny DeVito. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1997.
James Cromwell in L.A. Confidential
John Kruger (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is a US Marshal protecting Dr. Lee Cullen (Vanessa L. Williams), a scientist for an enormous weapons manufacturer. Soon to testify about a conspiracy within her company, Cullen must follow Kruger into hiding to protect both of their lives as they realize that the plot extends beyond her corporation's walls. Directed by Chuck Russell. With James Caan, James Coburn, Robert Pastorelli, Andy Romano. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1996.
James Cromwell in Eraser