Search results for "Lois Smith"


Minority Report (2002) RT 90% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2002

John Anderton is a top "Precrime" cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Max von Sydow  •  Steve Harris  •  Neal McDonough

Dead Man Walking (1995) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 1998

A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Sean Penn  •  Robert Prosky  •  Raymond J. Barry

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) RT 34% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Dec 2012

A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Hedges
CAST:  Jennifer Garner  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Ron Livingston  •  Rosemarie DeWitt

Roadie (2011) RT 67% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Mar 2012

After 20 years of touring, a roadie for a defunct 80s hair band returns home to live with his mother.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Cuesta
CAST:  Lois Smith  •  David Margulies  •  Bobby Cannavale  •  Jarlath Conroy

Showing Up (2014) RT Audience 100%

An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Riad Galayini  •  James Morrison
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Nathan Lane  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  John Slattery

A Dog Year (2007) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Dec 2010

Jon Katz is close to burnout. He's a writer with writer's block; his wife has left for her sister's because he's emotionally distant; he rarely answers his phone. A kennel ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George LaVoo
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Elizabeth Marvel  •  Welker White

Turn the River (2008) RT 60% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Jul 2008

A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Chris Eigeman
CAST:  Famke Janssen  •  Rip Torn  •  Matt Ross  •  Lois Smith

Hollywoodland (2006) RT 68% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Feb 2007

The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Allen Coulter
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Diane Lane  •  Ben Affleck  •  Bob Hoskins

Little Fugitive (2006) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2008

Set in present day Brooklyn, this film is a remake of the 1953 classic, "Little Fugitive." With his father in jail and his mother working long hours at a nursing home, Lenny, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Joanna Lipper
CAST:  David Castro  •  Nicolas Martí Salgado  •  Justina Machado  •  Peter Dinklage

Sweet Land (2005) RT 85% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the 2005 Hamptons International Film Festival, Sweet Land is a poignant and lyrical celebration of land, love, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ali Selim
CAST:  Elizabeth Reaser  •  Tim Guinee  •  Alan Cumming  •  Ned Beatty




The Best Thief in the World (2004) RT 40% / Audience 14%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Izzy, the youngest son of a troubled New York family, takes a shine to breaking into people's apartments as a way to get attention.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jacob Kornbluth
CAST:  Michael Silverman  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  David Warshofsky  •  Audra McDonald

Iron Jawed Angels (2004) RT Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Katja von Garnier
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Molly Parker  •  Margo Martindale

P.S. (2004) RT 55% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Thirty-nine-year old divorcé Louise Harrington (Linney) works in the admissions office at Columbia University School of the Arts. She is unnerved when she receives an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dylan Kidd
CAST:  Laura Linney  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Lois Smith  •  Paul Rudd

Trance (1999) RT 68% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jul 2013

An alcoholic American couple travel to the UK with their son so he can meet his grandmother but they walk in on their crazed uncle who is in the midst of reviving a ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Lois Smith  •  Alison Elliott  •  Jared Harris  •  Jason Miller

Twister (1996) RT 57% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 2000

TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Bill Paxton  •  Cary Elwes  •  Jami Gertz

How to Make an American Quilt (1995) RT 61% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Nelligan

Holy Matrimony (1994) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Oct 2003

A young Hutterite boy must marry his late brother's wife who comes from outside the community.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Tate Donovan

Black Widow (1987) RT 44% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Debra Winger  •  Theresa Russell  •  Sami Frey  •  Dennis Hopper

Twisted (1986)

One evening the Collins find their maid Mrs. Murdock at the end of their steps: dead, neck broken. Obviously she had an accident. Consequently they need a new babysitter for ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Adam Holender
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Lois Smith  •  Dina Merrill  •  Tandy Cronyn

The Execution of Raymond Graham (1985) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Jeff Fahey plays Raymond Graham, who for five years has lived on Death Row, awaiting execution for the murder of a store clerk. Having given up on any further legal delays, ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Graham Beckel  •  George Dzundza  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Jeff Fahey