Search results for "Glenn A. Jordan"


Barbarians at the Gate (1993) RT 67% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A television movie based upon the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, about the leveraged buyout (LBO) of RJR Nabisco.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  James Garner  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Peter Riegert  •  Joanna Cassidy

Challenger (1990) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2006

A profile of the astronauts, crew, and civilians who were involved in the January 28, 1986 flight of the spaceship, Challenger, that resulted in its explosion upon takeoff. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Karen Allen  •  Barry Bostwick  •  Julie Fulton  •  Richard Jenkins

Only When I Laugh (1981) RT 50% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A boozy Broadway actress comes out of a 12-week cure to face the problems of her best friends as well as her needy daughter. She tries to balance the terrors of returning to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Marsha Mason  •  Kristy McNichol  •  James Coco  •  Joan Hackett

The Long Way Home (1998) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Apr 2005

The eve of Tom Gerrins (Jack Lemmon) life could be worse. Widowed since three years he has two daughters, two sons, seven grandchildren. Now that he can no longer take care of ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Sarah Paulson  •  Tom Butler

To Dance with the White Dog (1993) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2002

This is the touching story of an elderly widower trying to work through his grief. When Sam Peek's beloved wife, Cora, dies, a white dog suddenly materializes as his new ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Hume Cronyn  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Christine Baranski  •  Terry Beaver

One of My Wives is Missing (1976) RT Audience 80%

Vacationing in a small town, a frantic Daniel Corban (James Franciscus) shows up at the local police station, declaring that his wife has disappeared. Corban imperiously ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Jack Klugman  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  James Franciscus  •  Joel Fabiani

Hogan's Goat (1971) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A young Irish ward boss has a chance to be elected mayor, but the disgraced current mayor makes sure the candidate's wife learns about his affair with a just-deceased rich girl.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Philip Bosco  •  Rue McClanahan

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1973) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Adaptation of the novel by Oscar Wilde.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Shane Briant  •  Nigel Davenport  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  Vanessa Howard

Legalese (1998) RT Audience 9%

DVD release: Feb 2005

When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Gina Gershon  •  James Garner  •  Kathleen Turner

Midwives (2001)

It's a cold and stormy night, and in a house in rural Vermont, midwife Sibyl Danforth is, together with the father and an assistant, in the middle of a homebirth. As time ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Sissy Spacek  •  Peter Coyote  •  Terry Kinney  •  Alison Pill




Heartsounds (1984)

New York urologist Harold Lear gets a taste of his own medicine when he suffers a heart attack and is confronted with a medical institution which doesn't seem equipped to help ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Mary Tyler Moore  •  James Garner  •  Sam Wanamaker  •  Wendy Crewson

Les Misérables (1978)

Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Richard Jordan  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Caroline Langrishe  •  Ian Holm

Mass Appeal (1984) RT Audience 81%

A young seminarian rattles the established order at a Catholic parish run by an older pastor. (TCM.com)  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Željko Ivanek  •  Charles Durning  •  Louise Latham

Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love (1979)

A young couple is overjoyed when they find out that, after having had two girls, the wife is pregnant again, and this time it will be a son. However, the boy turns out to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  James Farentino  •  Kathryn Harrold  •  Stephen Elliott  •  Henry Olek

The Buddy System (1984) RT Audience 52%

A quiet school truant officer, Joe, uncovers a young boy's attempt to fake a residential address, and subsequently gets involved romantically with the boy's mother. The truant ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Nancy Allen  •  Jean Stapleton

Dragon Country (1970)

DVD release: Mar 2005

TV movie containing filmed versions of "I Can't Imagine Tomorrow" and "Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen"  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Alan Mixon  •  William Redfield  •  Lois Smith  •  Kim Stanley

My Brother's Keeper (1995) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: May 2005

A man and his HIV-positive twin take an insurance company to court over a possibly life-saving bone marrow transplant.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  John Lithgow  •  Annette O'Toole  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Željko Ivanek

The Displaced Person (1977)

A conscientious but driven Polish refugee disrupts the hierarchy of power on a Georgia farm in the 1940s.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Dina Herrington  •  John Houseman  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Robert Earl Jones

A Christmas Memory (1997) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Oct 2007

A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Patty Duke  •  Piper Laurie  •  Jeffrey DeMunn  •  Anita Gillette