Search results for "Katherine Helmond"


Brazil (1985)

Brazil is a Terry Gilliam dystopic black comedy film that reflects the melancholy, dreamlike quality of a famous Brazilian song that’s been translated into English. The film ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Jonathan Pryce  •  Robert De Niro  •  Katherine Helmond  •  Ian Holm

Cars (2006) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Ranft  •  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy

Family Plot (1976) RT 95% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Lighthearted suspense film about a phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend who encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Barbara Harris  •  Bruce Dern  •  Karen Black  •  William Devane

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) RT 49% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Tobey Maguire  •  Christina Ricci

Overboard (1987) RT 50% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Kurt Russell  •  Edward Herrmann  •  Katherine Helmond

The Hindenburg (1975) RT 40% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 1998

In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Anne Bancroft  •  William Atherton  •  Roy Thinnes

Time Bandits (1981) RT 91% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Sean Connery  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Katherine Helmond

Inside Monkey Zetterland (1992) RT 71% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Feb 2007

An off beat comedy about an out of work screen writing/artist that complains about being too cool, too talented and way too gay.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jefery Levy
CAST:  Steve Antin  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Sofia Coppola

Little Ladies of the Night (1977)

DVD release: Oct 2003

The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Lyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  David Soul  •  Linda Purl  •  Louis Gossett, Jr.  •  Clifton Davis

Baby Blue Marine (1976) RT Audience 50%

A would-be Marine fails basic training, and is sent home wearing the "baby blue" fatigues of a washout. En route, he is mugged by a battle-fatigued Marine Raider, who leaves ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John D. Hancock
CAST:  Jan-Michael Vincent  •  Glynnis O'Connor  •  Richard Gere  •  Bert Remsen




Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (1979)

The girl by the side of the road. You've seen her standing there. Thumb out. Smiling. There are thousands like her all over America. And you've heard about what happens to ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Ted Post
CAST:  Dominique Dunne  •  Dick Van Patten  •  Katherine Helmond  •  James Carroll Jordan

Scout's Honor (1980) RT Audience 100%

TV movie directed by Henry Levin.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Henry Levin
CAST:  Gary Coleman  •  Katherine Helmond  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White  •  Pat O'Brien

Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story (1982) RT Audience 100%

The story of singer Rosemary Clooney's rise to fame, her marriage to Jose Ferrer, and her nervous breakdown.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Jackie Cooper
CAST:  Sondra Locke  •  Tony Orlando  •  Penelope Milford  •  John Karlen

Collaborator (2011) RT 75% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Dec 2014

A playwright whose marriage and career are in a free fall has an explosive run-in with his former neighbor, a right-wing ex-con.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Donovan
CAST:  Olivia Williams  •  David Morse  •  Julian Richings  •  Katherine Helmond

James Dean (1976) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: May 2005

A dramatization of the story of legendary movie actor James Dean. The film's writer, William Bast, had roomed with Dean in the early '50s, when both were trying to break into ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Stephen McHattie  •  Brooke Adams  •  Michael Brandon  •  Meg Foster

The Spy Within (1996)

A beautiful spy trades sex for secrets. A reclusive explosives expert is haunted by a tragic past. When these two meet, the sparks fly...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steve Railsback
CAST:  Scott Glenn  •  Theresa Russell  •  Lane Smith  •  Terence Knox

Christmas Snow (1986) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Jan 2005

A crotchety landlord (Syd Caesar) threatens to shutdown a candy shop operated by a widow (Katherine Helmond) operates a candy shop at Christmas time.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Gus Trikonis
CAST:  Katherine Helmond  •  Sid Caesar  •  Melissa Joan Hart

Mr. St. Nick (2002) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Kelsey Grammer stars as Nick St. Nicholas, a Miami-based playboy philanthropist who is about to make his life complete by wedding the girl of his dreams, gorgeous TV ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Craig Zisk
CAST:  Kelsey Grammer  •  Katherine Helmond  •  Ana Ortiz  •  Elaine Hendrix