Search results for "Dianne Wiest"


Rabbit Hole (2010) RT 86% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2011

Becca and Howie Corbett are a happily married couple whose perfect world is forever changed when their young son, Danny, is killed by a car. Becca, an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Cameron Mitchell
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Sandra Oh  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Aaron Eckhart

Synecdoche, New York (2008) RT 69% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charlie Kaufman
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Samantha Morton  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Michelle Williams

Cookie (1989)

Cookie Voltecki (Emily Lloyd) is the illegitimate daughter of mobster Dino Capisco (Peter Falk), who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Since being released from jail ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Michael V. Gazzo  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Cops & Robbersons (1994)

Hard-as-nails cop Jake Stone moves in with the Robbersons so he can watch a hitman who has moved in next door. The Hitman is one thing, but can you survive the Robberson family.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Jack Palance  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Robert Davi

Dan in Real Life (2007) RT 64% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Advice columnist Dan Burns (Carell) is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Hedges
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Dane Cook  •  Dianne Wiest

Edward Scissorhands (1990) RT 89% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Winona Ryder  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Alan Arkin

Footloose (1984) RT 54% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2002

When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  John Lithgow  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Chris Penn

Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Michael Caine  •  Barbara Hershey

I Am Sam (2001)

Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jessie Nelson
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Dianne Wiest

Little Man Tate (1991) RT 76% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Adam Hann-Byrd  •  Harry Connick, Jr.




Merci Docteur Rey (2002) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2005

A young phone-sex addict goes to a therapist who herself has died and a psychotic patient is in her place.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Andrew Litvack
CAST:  Dianne Wiest

Parenthood (1989)

The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Tom Hulce  •  Rick Moranis  •  Martha Plimpton

Practical Magic (1998) RT 20% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Stockard Channing

Radio Days (1987) RT 88% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Nov 2001

The Narrator (Woody Allen) tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mia Farrow  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Larry David

The 10th Kingdom (2000)

Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Carson  •  Herbert Wise
CAST:  Kimberly Williams-Paisley  •  Scott Cohen  •  John Larroquette  •  Dianne Wiest

The Associate (1996) RT 28% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2001

Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Eli Wallach  •  Timothy Daly

The Birdcage (1996) RT 79% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 1997

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's right-wing moralistic parents.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Gene Hackman  •  Nathan Lane  •  Dianne Wiest

The Horse Whisperer (1998) RT 74% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Sam Neill  •  Scarlett Johansson

The Lost Boys (1987) RT 72% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 1998

A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Jason Patric  •  Corey Feldman  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Corey Haim

The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) RT 91% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mudane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Danny Aiello  •  Irving Metzman