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

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

A Grandpa for Christmas (2007) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2008

An old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer rebonds with his estranged daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Harvey Frost
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Katherine Helmond  •  Juliette Goglia  •  Richard Libertini

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

Beethoven's 5th (2003) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 2003

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Mark Griffiths
CAST:  Dave Thomas  •  Faith Ford  •  Daveigh Chase  •  Tom Poston

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

Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (1995) RT Audience 50%

The story of the life of the actress Elizabeth Taylor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Connor
CAST:  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Eric Gustavson  •  Nigel Havers  •  Kevin McCarthy

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

Lady in White (1988) RT 69% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 1998

Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Frank LaLoggia
CAST:  Lukas Haas  •  Len Cariou  •  Alex Rocco  •  Katherine Helmond

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

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)

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

World War III (1982)

Soviet paratroopers drop into Alaska to sabotage the oil pipeline in retaliation against a United States grain embargo. A skirmish occurs at a pumping station, lightly ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  David Greene  •  Boris Sagal
CAST:  David Soul  •  Brian Keith  •  Cathy Lee Crosby  •  Jeroen Krabbé

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

DVD release: Mar 1999

In Terry Gilliam's fantastic voyage through time and space, a boy escapes from his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves. On their journey, they ...  (more)

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

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

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)

CAST:  Dominique Dunne  •  Dick Van Patten  •  Katherine Helmond  •  James Carroll Jordan

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

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

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)

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)

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