As he gets used to his new routine, stick woos barrys financial. Stick gets away and is ready to forget all and see his daughter, but they wont forget. One thing to be sure is that if elmore leonard wrote it, it will have some slick dialog. Were of course talking about an unbelievable cast, including reynolds atlanta pd sergeant tom sharky, rachel ward dominoe, charles durning apd lieutenant friscoe, brian keith papa, bernie casey arch, earl holliman hotchkins, henry silva billy. Deliverance was a huge commercial and critical success and, along with the talk show appearances, helped establish reynolds as a movie star. Wingate s novel shotgun, written by christopher frank and rudy wurlitzer, and directed by harley cokeliss credited under his. Burt reynolds directed and starred in this actioner from an elmore leonard novel about an excon living dangerously close to the drug traffickers in miami.
The hollywood legend got his start on tv in the 1950s, and his first film role was in 1961s angel baby. Sep 06, 2018 burt reynolds full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. He meets up with rainy jose perez, who talks him into running some money with him. The film stars burt reynolds, karen young, peter macnicol, howard hesseman, neill barry and joseph mascolo. Find similar and related movies for stick 1985 burt reynolds on allmovie. Malone is a 1987 american action thriller film starring burt reynolds in the eponymous role alongside cliff robertson, cynthia gibb, lauren hutton, scott wilson, and kenneth mcmillan. Stick has elmore leonards fingerprints all over it, and burt reynolds totally. Silent movie burt reynolds 1976 lucky lady walker ellis 1975 hustle lt. The end fight seen is typical tv movie fare, with crappy after effect slow motion. After getting out of jail, car thief ernest stick stickley burt reynolds witnesses the murder of his friend rainy jose perez during a drug deal. The original novel stick was published in 1983, although the character of stick had appeared in leonards swag.
Burt reynolds directed and starred in this actioner from an elmore leonard novel about an excon living dangerously close to the drug. Feb 11, 2016 rather than start with the obvious, im going with a lesser known reynolds flick that totally caught my off guard. I had become a household name, the most talkedabout star at the award show. Burt reynolds passed away on thursday, september 6, at the age of 82. The relationship between reynolds and the teenage girl was also handled very well. Oct 02, 2010 amazing scene from the action movie stick this stunt won a special award then in 1986. Burt reynolds list of movies and tv shows tv guide. After miami vice, sticks goldtoned miami looks flat. Stick is a 1985 american crime film based on elmore leonards novel, and starring and directed by burt reynolds. Wingates novel shotgun, written by christopher frank and rudy wurlitzer, and directed by harley cokeliss credited under his birth name harley cokliss. The night of the academy awards, i counted a halfdozen burt reynolds jokes, he later said. The plot is not the most original, but reynolds is very believable as a rogue spy who gets involved with people oppressed by a powerhungry survivalist. Burt reynolds also directed this film and the beautiful candice bergen cosars as an attorney and stick s love interest. Burt reynoldss best movies and tv shows of all time.
Great movie that shows a serious side of burt reynolds. His career spanned decades, and he was most recently cast in quentin tarantinos once upon a time in hollywood. At its core, its a universal story about growing old. Stick 1985 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Paternity 1981 burt reynoldsbeverly dangelo full movie. With burt reynolds, ariel winter, clark duke, chevy chase. To avoid getting killed by the same thugs, who work for mobster chucky charles durning, stick gets a job as a chauffeur for millionaire barry braham george segal and lies low. Based on a novel by elmore leonard, this crime drama centers on a vengeful excon burt reynolds, who also directed as he searches for the drug lords who killed his partner while trying to start. Heat is a 1986 american actionthriller film about an exmercenary working as a bodyguard in las vegas. But all in all a good film, that is being remade as i write, starring jason stratham. After taking a job managing a little league team, a homeless man inspires the kids to reach for it all and they inspire him to reclaim his life. He plays ernest stick stickley, a car thiefarmed robber just out of jail who wants to give up the life and settle down. Released 1985, stick stars burt reynolds, candice bergen, george segal, charles durning the r movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 49 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic, which.
Burt reynolds full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. About sex but were afraid to ask sperm switchboard chief. Reynolds first rose to prominence when he starred in several different television series such as gunsmoke 19621965, hawk 1966, and dan august 19701971. He made his movie debut with the 1961 movie, angel baby, but his talent came to the fore with his tough boy performance in deliverance 1972, a. Burt reynolds stick full movie dvd rated r burt reynolds stick full movie dvd rated r. Big city blues starring burt reynolds full movie duration. Despite his lucrative career, in 1996 he filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy, due in part to an extravagant lifestyle, a divorce from loni anderson and failed investments in some florida restaurant chains. With burt reynolds, cliff robertson, kenneth mcmillan, cynthia gibb. In honor of this movie icon, brad counts down his top 10 favorite burt reynolds movies. Ive been looking for this relatively obscure burt reynolds film on dvd for some time. Released from prison, stick meets up with a friend and joins him on a job delivering a bag. Most of the time we watch reynolds being cute with the girls. Hired by a rich investor, he tries to walk the line, but. Apr 26, 1985 elmore leonards stick could have made a terrific movie, possibly even a terrific movie starring burt reynolds, although mr.
February 11, 1936 september 6, 2018 was an american actor, director, and producer of film and television, considered a sex symbol and icon of american popular culture. Burt reynolds, in my opinion, has always been underrated as an actor and director. Ernest stick stickley returns from prison, and very soon he gets involved. Burt reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in deliverance and boogie nights, commercial hits. Charming, handsome, and easygoing, lead actor and megastar burt reynolds entered the world on february 11, 1936. Reynolds is more than a little offbase for the title role. This is burt reynolds the superstar directing burt reynolds the sex symbol. The film was written by william goldman, based on his 1985 novel of the same name. Burt reynolds also directed this film and the beautiful candice bergen cosars as an attorney and sticks love interest. Enduring, strongfeatured, and genial star of us cinema, burt reynolds started off in t. Reynolds doesnt have any of leonard cynicism, he doesnt have any of leonards genre playfulness. He meets up with an old friend, rainy jose perez, who talks stick into accompanying him.
Ernest stick stickley burt reynolds, a former car thief, has just been released from prison after serving seven years for armed robbery. He and his team stumble across a mob murder tied to prostitution and government. Burt reynolds celebrity profile check out the latest burt reynolds photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. When stick reynolds arrives in miami just out of prison, an old buddy of his is murdered, sending stick on a wild and complex journey to track down the killers. Sep 08, 2016 burt reynolds stick full movie dvd rated r burt reynolds stick full movie dvd rated r. Stick is a 1985 american crime film based on elmore leonard s novel, and starring and directed by burt reynolds. New york times subscribers enjoy full access to timesmachineview over 150. An aging former movie star is forced to face the reality that his glory days are behind him. Id give the movie as a whole, 7 out of 10 stars, especially considering its age. With burt reynolds, candice bergen, george segal, charles durning. He attended florida state university on a football scholarship, and became an allstar southern conference halfback, but faced with. Ernest stick stickley returns from prison, and very soon he gets involved with. Burt reynolds said he had turned in a cut of this film and the studio hated it so he reshotrecut the second half of stick. Burt reynolds is both star and director of this fastpaced thriller with a sizzling cast including candice bergen, george segal and charles durning.
Elmore leonards stick could have made a terrific movie, possibly even a terrific movie starring burt reynolds, although mr. Stick 1985 cast and crew after getting out of jail, car thief ernest stick stickley burt reynolds witnesses the murder of his friend rainy jose perez during a drug deal. With burt reynolds, rachel ward, vittorio gassman, brian keith. With burt reynolds, reba mcentire, kauwela acocella, derek baxter. Ernest stick stickley returns from prison, and very soon he gets involved with his old friend in a drugrunning deal that goes sour. Here are some of his most beloved movies and tv roles. Burt reynolds stick full movie dvd rated r youtube. With burt reynolds, catherine deneuve, ben johnson, paul winfield.
Ernest stick stickley just out of prison agrees to help a friend deliver a package. As for the film, burt is really good in it, the story is good, unfortunately the direction is more tv movie than theatre movie. On its surface, the film is a tale about faded fame. The following is the complete list of filmography by american actor, burt reynolds. A career that began with television roles in river boat 195960, gunsmoke 196266 and the twilight zone 1963 ended up making burt reynolds a hollywood megastar. The movie has been beckoning me from my netflix queue for some time now and. Tom sharky is demoted to vice after a bust goes terribly wrong. When stick reynolds arrives in miami just out of prison, an old buddy of his is murdered, sending stick on. Burt reynolds candice bergen george segal charles durning jose perez richard lawson alex rocco. Burt reynolds is an interesting product of hollywood, given the right conditions he can actually display some real talent, yet for most of his career he wasted it doing vanity projects. This, of course, means that he has a case full of live scorpions in his hacienda. Rather than start with the obvious, im going with a lesser known reynolds flick that totally caught my off guard.251 1621 25 506 892 1130 919 989 654 1567 1128 498 199 992 403 1271 473 270 1066 1571 315 1426 443 426 1441 606 1047 1370 917 1545 339 520 632 1012 564 373 1513 1145 968 82 71 113 1090 191 464 727 1438