Search results for "Ellen Burstyn"


Interstellar (2014) RT 71% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2015

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Michael Caine

W. (2008) RT 59% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W takes viewers through Bush’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Ioan Gruffudd

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) RT 88% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2004

A recently widowed woman on the road with her precocious young son determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Alfred Lutter  •  Harvey Keitel

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002) RT 44% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A mother and daughter dispute is resolved by the "Yaya sisterhood" - long time friends of the mother.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Callie Khouri
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  James Garner

Harry and Tonto (1974) RT 88% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Mazursky
CAST:  Art Carney  •  Herbert Berghof  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

How to Make an American Quilt (1995) RT 61% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Nelligan

Providence (1977) RT 88% / Audience 89%

Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  John Gielgud  •  David Warner

Requiem for a Dream (2000) RT 78% / Audience 93%

DVD release: May 2001

The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Darren Aronofsky
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Jared Leto  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Marlon Wayans

The Baby-Sitters Club (1995) RT 64% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Sep 2003

It's the story about seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Melanie Mayron
CAST:  Schuyler Fisk  •  Bre Blair  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Larisa Oleynik

The Exorcist (1973) RT 87% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Dec 1998

12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Jason Miller  •  Max von Sydow  •  Lee J. Cobb




The Fountain (2006) RT 51% / Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2007

Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Darren Aronofsky
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Mark Margolis

The King of Marvin Gardens (1972) RT 71% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Apr 2000

Jason Staebler lives on the Boardwalk and fronts for the local mob in Atlantic City. He is a dreamer, who asks his brother David, a radio personality from Philadelphia to help ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Bruce Dern  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Scatman Crothers

The Last Picture Show (1971) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Timothy Bottoms  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Cybill Shepherd  •  Ben Johnson

The Wicker Man (2006) RT 15% / Audience 17%

DVD release: Dec 2006

A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Beahan  •  Frances Conroy

When a Man Loves a Woman (1994) RT 71% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2000

An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter's safety. While the woman enters ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Luis Mandoki
CAST:  Andy García  •  Meg Ryan  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Tina Majorino

Resurrection (1980) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2016

The story of a woman who survives the car accident which kills her husband, but discovers that she has the power to heal other people. She becomes an unwitting celebrity, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Sam Shepard  •  Richard Farnsworth  •  Roberts Blossom

The Yards (2000) RT 64% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2001

In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Charlize Theron  •  James Caan

Playing by Heart (1998) RT 60% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Willard Carroll
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  April Grace  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Gena Rowlands

Brush with Fate (2003) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2003

A mystery hidden for generations. Now the truth will finally be revealed.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brent Shields
CAST:  Ellen Burstyn  •  Glenn Close  •  Thomas Gibson  •  Phyllida Law

When You Remember Me (1990)

Fact-based story of Mike Mills, a teen with muscular dystrophy, who is placed in a state nursing home by his destitute single mother. There he must contend with being the only ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Harry Winer
CAST:  Fred Savage  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Richard Jenkins