actor: Dennis Quaid

Vantage Point

February 22, 2008
As far as action movies go, the positives far outweigh the negatives in “Vantage Point.” In most action films, good acting seems to be sacrificed in favor of explosions, car chases and gunfire; not so in “Vantage Point.” In fact, impressive performances by everyone in the ensemble cast [...]

American Dreamz

April 21, 2006
Films and television have long satirized presidents and politics. "Saturday Night Live" has done it regularly for years. And that is exactly what "American Dreamz" is all about. Dennis Quaid plays the president, and his similarities to President Bush are too close to home to be denied. The film [...]

Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)

November 23, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Dennis Quaid and Rene Russo team up in one of the funniest family comedies of the year. Just imagine, not only do you have 8 kids from a previous marriage, but the woman you fall in love with has 10 kids of her own. Wow! Many of you will remember this heartwarming tale from the original starring [...]

Parent Trap

July 29, 1998

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Parent Trap" makes for an interesting film to watch, due to the fine acting by Lindsay Lohan in her first feature film as she plays twins Annie and Hallie, as well as good performances from Natasha Richardson and Dennis Quaid. In addition, the plot is a rather interesting one. It is [...]

In Good Company

January 14, 2005
This is an interesting story about a young man, Carter Duryea, who is climbing the corporate ladder very fast. But at what expense? He loses his wife and takes on the responsibility of heading up the ad department at Sports America. He replaces Dan Foreman, the 51-year old "dinosaur" ad executive. [...]

Flight of the Phoenix

December 17, 2004
I wasn’t sure what to expect from this film before I viewed it. The idea was very interesting, but I didn’t know how realistic building another plane would be. I am glad that my doubts were proved wrong. Flight of the Phoenix serves as a solid action movie. The movie accurately depicts how [...]

The Alamo

April 9, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Legendary war stories, like the battle of the Alamo, have a certain attraction. "The Alamo" paints a picture of men united by high ideals; and though they know that the odds are against them, they are willing to lay down their lives for the sake of the common cause of liberty. The viewer should [...]

The Day After Tomorrow

May 28, 2004
If only human nature were as good as this movie’s portrayal of it. While facing certain death, the characters in this story treat each other with consideration. Several risk their lives to save another, and a doctor stays with a sick child while the hospital is evacuated. There are no scenes [...]

Cold Creek Manor

September 19, 2003
And when it comes to seeing the film with its excessive use of profanity and occasional sexual/nude situations, Dove says “buyers beware.” This film cannot be awarded the Dove Family-Friendly [...]

The Rookie

March 29, 2002

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Rookie" is an inspiring film, based on the true story of Jimmy Morris, a man who tucked away a dream of being a big league pitcher after his arm was injured. Jimmy caught the dream from the time he was a boy, despite having a father who was a career Navy man who did not share his son's [...]