Search results for "Jessica Tandy"

Batteries Not Included (1987)

In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Matthew Robbins
CAST:  Hume Cronyn  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Frank McRae  •  Elizabeth Peña

The Christmas Story Lady (1991)

When Grace comes to live with her daughter and son-in-law, she is eager to find a way to be useful in the community. She loves to read stories to children, and decides to read ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Jessica Tandy  •  Stephanie Zimbalist  •  Lisa Jakub

James Dean: Forever Young (2005) RT Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Documentary of the brief but memorable career of the now iconic James Dean. Narrated by Martin Sheen, the film focuses much attention on his early work for television, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan
CAST:  James Dean  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Martin Sheen  •  Elizabeth Taylor

Nobody's Fool (1994) RT 91% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Bruce Willis  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Jessica Tandy

Camilla (1994)

Freda Lopez, an aspiring musician, travels with her husband to the beautiful beaches of Georgia where she befriends Camilla, an odd and exotic elderly woman who plays the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Deepa Mehta
CAST:  Jessica Tandy  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Elias Koteas  •  Maury Chaykin

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

Driving Miss Daisy (1989) RT 82% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 1997

The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her colored chauffeur Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Patti LuPone

Cocoon: The Return (1988) RT 36% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jun 2004

The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no-one grows old ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Wilford Brimley  •  Courteney Cox  •  Hume Cronyn

The House on Carroll Street (1988) RT 67% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Emily Crane is fired after refusing to give names to a 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee, and takes a part-time job as companion to an old lady. One day her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Kelly McGillis  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Jessica Tandy

Foxfire (1987) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Annie Nations and her husband Hector loved their life together in the Blue Ridge Mountains, but when Hector dies, Annie has to decide if she can handle the wilderness on her own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor
CAST:  Jessica Tandy  •  Hume Cronyn  •  John Denver

Cocoon (1985) RT 80% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A group of aliens return to earth to take back some cocoons of their people they left behind from an earlier trip. They kept the recovered cocoons in the swimming pool of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Tahnee Welch  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Don Ameche

The Bostonians (1984) RT 80% / Audience 35%

DVD release: May 1998

Based on Henry James's novel of the same name. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jessica Tandy

Best Friends (1982) RT 50% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Jan 2004

When a professional couple who have lived & worked together for many years finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpectedly funny and awkward ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Barnard Hughes

The World According to Garp (1982) RT 79% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Mary Beth Hurt  •  Glenn Close  •  John Lithgow

Butley (1974) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Alan Bates recreates his award-winning stage role in director Harold Pinter's 1974 film verson of Simon Gray's play, about a university professor whose private life is in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Pinter
CAST:  Alan Bates  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Michael Byrne  •  Georgina Hale

The Birds (1963) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Veronica Cartwright

The Light in the Forest (1958) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A young white man who spent his whole life raised by a Natvie American tribe is sent to live with his true family and must learn to fit in with the people he was taught to hate.  (more)

CAST:  Fess Parker  •  Wendell Corey  •  Joanne Dru  •  James MacArthur

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951)

The life and career of Erwin Rommel and his involvement in the plot to assassinate Hitler.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  James Mason  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Luther Adler

September Affair (1950) RT Audience 53%

An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Joan Fontaine  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Françoise Rosay

A Woman's Vengeance (1948) RT Audience 33%

The clock ticks as an innocent man (Charles Boyer) faces hanging for killing his wife.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Zoltan Korda
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Ann Blyth  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Cedric Hardwicke