Search results for "Jonathan Demme"


Jonathan Demme Presents Made In Texas (2015)

Made In Texas: six films culled by Jonathan Demme on a visit to the Lone star State prove not only that independent features are alive and living on the Third Coast but they ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Tom Huckabee  •  Louis Black  •  Missy Boswell  •  Brian Hansen  •  Ed Lowery  •  Lorrie Oschatz
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Handle with Care (1977)

The interlaced stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Paul Le Mat  •  Candy Clark  •  Bruce McGill  •  Roberts Blossom

Married to the Mob (1988) RT 91% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Matthew Modine  •  Oliver Platt  •  Alec Baldwin

Melvin and Howard (1980) RT 94% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 1999

The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Elizabeth Cheshire  •  Mary Steenburgen

Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006) RT 90% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jun 2006

In March 2005, Neil Young was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm. Four days before he was scheduled for a lifesaving operation, he headed to Nashville, where he wrote and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Neil Young  •  Emmylou Harris

Philadelphia (1993) RT 78% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 1997

No one would take his case until one man was willing to take on the system. Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Roberta Maxwell  •  Buzz Kilman  •  Jason Robards  •  Antonio Banderas

Something Wild (1986) RT 88% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Ray Liotta  •  Margaret Colin

Stop Making Sense (1984) RT 97% / Audience 98%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A concert film documenting Talking Heads at the height of their popularity, on tour for their 1983 album "Speaking in Tongues." The band takes the stage one by one and is ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  David Byrne  •  Tina Weymouth  •  Chris Frantz  •  Jerry Harrison

Swimming to Cambodia (1987) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Spalding Gray sits behind a desk throughout the entire film and recounts his exploits and chance encounters while playing a minor role in the film 'The Killing Fields'. At the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Spalding Gray

The Manchurian Candidate (2004) RT 81% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Dec 2004

When his army unit was ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saved his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, then-Captain Ben Marco, was knocked ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Meryl Streep  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Kimberly Elise




The Silence of the Lambs (1991) RT 95% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Jul 1998

FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Lawrence A. Bonney  •  Kasi Lemmons  •  Lawrence T. Wrentz

The Truth About Charlie (2002) RT 33% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Apr 2003

The Truth About Charlie is a 2002 remake of the 1963 film Charade (which starred Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn). It is also an homage to François Truffaut's Shoot the Piano ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Thandie Newton  •  Tim Robbins  •  Christine Boisson

Beloved (1998) RT 78% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 1999

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe and Denver ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Oprah Winfrey  •  Danny Glover  •  Thandie Newton  •  Lisa Gay Hamilton

The Agronomist (2003) RT 94% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Documentary on Jean Dominique, Haitian radio personality and human rights activist.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
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Caged Heat (1974)

A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow.  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Juanita Brown  •  Roberta Collins  •  Erica Gavin  •  Ella Reid

Storefront Hitchcock (1998)

Live performance by Robyn Hitchcock, in... well, a storefront.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Robyn Hitchcock

Enzo Avitabile Music Life (2013) RT 64% / Audience 50%

A documentary profile of multi-musician and composer Enzo Avitabile  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Enzo Avitabile  •  Eliades Ochoa  •  Naseer Shamma  •  Gerardo Nunez

Neil Young Journeys (2012) RT 88% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Oct 2012

This past May, Neil Young brought his solo tour to Toronto's Massey Hall, an iconic venue in the city of his birth. Jonathan Demme was on hand to capture the two nights, which ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Neil Young

I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful (2011)

A documentary about a survivor of Hurricane Katrina.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
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