Search results for "Frances McDormand"


Beyond Rangoon (1995) RT 38% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2009

Patricia Arquette stars as American widow Laura Bowman, a young doctor who's unwittingly drawn into political turmoil while vacationing in Burma in the late 1980s, in this ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Frances McDormand  •  U Aung Ko  •  Spalding Gray

Short Cuts (1993) RT 95% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

Crazy in Love (1992) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Dec 1992

Three generations of women live on a small island off the coast of Washington state with their men with whom they have no end of problems.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Bill Pullman  •  Julian Sands

The Butcher's Wife (1991) RT 21% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Oct 2001

A clairvoyant woman thinks that she's met her future husband because she's seen him in a dream. They marry and he takes her back to his butcher shop in New York city, where ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Terry Hughes
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Jeff Daniels  •  George Dzundza  •  Mary Steenburgen

Hidden Agenda (1990) RT 83% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2002

In Ireland, American lawyer Ingrid Jessner and her activist partner, Paul Sullivan, struggle to uncover atrocities committed by the British government against the Northern ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ken Loach
CAST:  Frances McDormand  •  Brian Cox  •  Brad Dourif  •  Mai Zetterling

Darkman (1990) RT 83% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Mar 1998

Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his laboratory is destroyed by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Frances McDormand  •  Colin Friels  •  Larry Drake

Miller's Crossing (1990) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2003

Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  John Turturro  •  Jon Polito

Chattahoochee (1989) RT 17% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 2003

In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Frances McDormand  •  M. Emmet Walsh

Mississippi Burning (1988) RT 89% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Frances McDormand  •  Brad Dourif

Crimewave (1985) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Fed up of his business partner, Ernest Trend hires the services of two exterminators. When things go drastically wrong and they murder the wrong man, the race is on to frame ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Louise Lasser  •  Brion James  •  Paul L. Smith  •  Sheree J. Wilson




Blood Simple (1984) RT 94% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Sep 2001

The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  John Getz  •  Frances McDormand  •  Dan Hedaya  •  M. Emmet Walsh

The Good Dinosaur (2015) RT 77% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Feb 2016

An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Sohn
CAST:  Raymond Ochoa  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Maleah Nipay-Padilla  •  Ryan Teeple

Hidden in America (1996) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Story of a man Bill Januson whose pride in being the head of his family won't let him accept help from his sick daughters doctor. He has to prove to his kids that even with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Martin Bell
CAST:  Beau Bridges  •  Jena Malone  •  Shelton Dane  •  Allegra Denton

The Good Old Boys (1995) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 1995

An aging cowboy must choose between his desire to remain free and the responsibilities of maintaining a family.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Jones
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Frances McDormand  •  Sam Shepard  •  Sissy Spacek

Friends with Money (2006) RT 72% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Aug 2006

After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nicole Holofcener
CAST:  Catherine Keener  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Timm Sharp  •  Joan Cusack

North Country (2005) RT 68% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2006

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Niki Caro
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Elle Peterson  •  Thomas Curtis  •  Frances McDormand

Hail Caesar (2016) RT Audience 15%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Tells the comedic tale of Eddie Mannix, a fixer who worked for the Hollywood studios in the 1950s. The story finds him at work when a star mysteriously disappears in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Josh Brolin  •  Channing Tatum  •  Tilda Swinton

Johnny Skidmarks (1998) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Johnny Scardino is working for blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels. One such assignment turns the wrong way and blackmailers die one by one. Is Johnny the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Raffo
CAST:  Peter Gallagher  •  Frances McDormand  •  John Lithgow  •  John Kapelos